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April 16, 2013


April 16, 2013


This bulletin updates you on the three elements of
JCDA Oasis
jcda.ca, Oasis Discussions and Oasis Help

 
   
 
 

We have rebranded our JCDA Oasis products; please update the links in your Favourites:

Due to the URL change, you will need to delete and reinstall the Oasis Help app, if you have already installed it on your smart phone, iPod, iPad, or tablet,

 
   
 
   

Case Conference Follow up: Exploring treatment alternatives for the unsatisfactory removable partial denture

Phase 2 of the Case Conference presented in collaboration with Dr. Bill Abbott from the International Team for Implantology (ITI)

A great number of dentists responded to questions related to the treatment challenge presented in this case. As we have committed to you, we are providing you with a summary of the responses received.

Thank you

We invite you to participate by suggesting, anonymously, the best treatment for this case in your opinion.

 
   

What is the preferred technique for taking an impression for a cast post & core?

Dr. Bob Loney, Professor and Chair of the Dental Clinical Sciences Department at the Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, demonstrates a technique that provides a bubble-free impression that won’t distort. Watch the video.

 
 
   

What is the preferred technique for creating a post & core, using the Rely-X Fiber Post system?

Dr. Richard Price, Professor and Head of Fixed Prosthodontics in the Department of Dental Clinical Sciences at Dalhousie University's Faculty of Dentistry, demonstrates a technique for cementing a Rely-X post and building up a core foundation prior to the restoration of an endodontically treated tooth. Watch the Video.

 
 
   

Light Curing: So Easy, So Dangerous!

In these videos, Dr. Richard Price, Professor and Head of Fixed Prosthodontics in the Department of Dental Clinical Sciences at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Dentistry, shares excellent clinical information related to light curing. Watch the Videos.

 
 
   

How can I safely and efficiently remove gutta percha to prepare a post space? Video Demonstration

Excellent short video, in which Dr. Bob Loney, Professor and Chair of the Dental Clinical Sciences Department at the Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University, demonstrates how to remove gutta percha from a root canal in order to prepare an adequate post space to support a restoration on an endodontically treated tooth. Watch the video

 
 
 
 

Two new medical conditions and 19 dental urgent care scenarios have been added to the Oasis Help system:

In prescription drugs, a new Alerts tab has been added to the drug consults. Alerts will notify you of drug updates, recalls, advisories, discontinuations, etc.

This Week’s Alerts

Health Canada drug alert: Proton pump inhibitors: risk of bone fractures for Esomeprazole, Omeprazole, and Rabeprazole.

Get involved with Oasis Help! We invite individuals and groups of general dentists, dental specialists, physicians and pharmacists, to join our project as authors, reviewers, and content and translation advisors. Email us at oasishelp@cda-adc.ca

 
   
 
 

Visit our Oasis Discussions website to submit the most critical questions relating to your everyday practice. Or, call our toll-free line at 1-855-71-OASIS and leave us a question message. We welcome a broad range of questions about diagnosis and treatment, in relation to techniques, materials, instruments, devices or therapeutic agents. We encourage you to send us your questions as they arise.

Our goal is to have JCDA Expert panellists answer your questions as quickly as possible and share them through our various channels of knowledge translation.

You can help now: Please send us the most common restorative emergency scenarios to which you need answers at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca 

 
   
 
 

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