Sorrir à ONDA, a dentist association for dentists

We spoke with dentist Ana Sofia Lopes about Sorrir à ONDA, a humanitarian association that she created together with colleague Joana dos Reis Ferreira. The purpose of this union is to support dentists who are in difficulty, especially after the crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more... June 16, 2020
Dental medicine

Dental clinics could reopen, but with many rules

The Directorate-General for Health (DGS) recently revealed what measures should be taken in primary health care clinics, offices, or oral health services in the public and private sector in the deconfinement phase. In fact, the document issued by the DGS, which takes effect on May 4, provides for “additional measures that must be taken to ensure that the transmission of this virus is minimized.

Read more... May 8, 2020
Dental medicine

Orlando Monteiro da Silva will not run again for presidency

The president of the Portuguese Dentist Association (OMD), Orlando Monteiro da Silva, announced yesterday that he will not stand again in the next elections. The decision follows the announcement of the postponement of the election previously scheduled for June, now set for the 12thof September.

Read more... April 24, 2020
Dental medicine

OMD creates a COVID-19 Monitor Group

The Portuguese Dentists Association (Ordem dos Médicos Dentistas – OMD) has created a Monitor Group to keep track the COVID-19’s evolution in Portugal. The group’s leader is the dentist Paulo Ribeiro de Melo, president of the OMD General Council.

Read more... March 12, 2020
Dental medicine