The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act & Dentistry: Understanding Programs That Could Assist You and Your Practice

Apr. 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Subject Code: 149-Multi-disciplinary
Credits: 1.5 Lecture Hours
Monday, April 13, 2020: 2:00 p.m. CDT (Live)
Audience: Dentists
Fee: Free


This webinar will provide an overview of programs associated with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act pertinent to AGD members. Information covered will include: the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and ways to apply; how to qualify for SBA loan forgiveness; changes to IRA/retirement plan requirements; and the employee tax retention credit. In addition, the webinar will address the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which gives dental practices funds to provide employees with paid sick leave and family and medical leave related to COVID-19. We will be joined by AGD’s Washington representation, Pat O’Connor, and have professional accounting insight from an experienced advisor to the dental industry.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about CARES Act options for managing dental practices during the COVID-19 response.
  • Gain information about the application of CARES Act options, pros and cons, and a better understanding of what may be best for specific dental practices.

Speaker Biography

Patrick O’Connor is president of Kent & O’Connor, a Washington, D.C.-based government affairs firm providing Washington representative services to Fortune 500 corporations and national trade associations. He represents AGD before Congress and federal regulatory agencies.


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