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Le Dr Mitch Taillon : Nouveau président de l’ADC

  J’ai eu le plaisir de discuter avec le Dr Mitch Taillon, nouveau président de l’ADC pour 2018-2019. Le Dr Taillon est dentiste généraliste à Assiniboia, en Saskatchewan. Il a pris ses fonctions de président le 20 avril dernier. Pendant cette entrevue, j’en apprends un peu plus sur sa vie de dentiste, mais aussi sur ce qu’il fait en dehors du cabinet dentaire.  Dans le dernier numéro de L’essentiel de l’ADC, nous avons publié un article détaillant son parcours, sa carrière et ses projets, et je vous invite à le lire ici. J’espère que vous apprécierez cette entrevue et qu’elle ...

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Meet Dr. Mitch Taillon: New CDA President

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Mitch Taillon, CDA’s new president. Dr. Taillon is a general dentist from Assiniboa, SK. He assumed his new role on April 20th, 2018. In this interview, I wish to present to you a glimpse of his life inside and outside dentistry.  My colleagues at the CDA Essentials magazine have also prepared a profile of Dr. Taillon, which you can find and read here.  I hope the interview gives you a chance to know more about Dr. Taillon and that you find it enjoyable and useful. We always welcome your feedback, suggestions, and questions ...

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The Circle of Care: The Pharmacist and Legalized Cannabis

In an effort to present as many perspectives as possible about the impact of legal cannabis on the profession of dentistry, I have invited Dr. Shelita Dattani, Director of Practice Development and Knowledge Translation at the Canadian Pharmacists Association. Dr. Dattani spoke about the role of the pharmacist in the cannabis conversation. I hope you find the interview informative and interesting. As usual, we welcome your feedback, questions, and suggestions at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA oasis Manager  Highlights Currently, patients can access medical cannabis through the medical stream, using an authorization from a physician. Cannabis is then distributed ...

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Tooth Wear and Medical Conditions: The Role of the Dental Team

Two distinguished experts from King’s College in London were my guests for this posts. They spoke about a recent article they coauthored in the British Dental Journal, titled: Medical conditions and erosive tooth wear.  Dental professionals can identify signs and symptoms that suggest that an individual’s erosive tooth wear may be linked to a broader medical problem than just poor diet. As such, they play an important role in identifying underlying medical causes for erosive tooth wear and help prevent the likelihood of further deterioration in the individual’s oral health.  Dr. Rebecca Moazzez is Director of the Oral Clinical Research Unit and ...

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What is the Impact of Between-Meal Sugary Snacks and Beverages on Early Childhood Caries?

During the most recent conference of the IADR/AADR/CADR, a variety of new oral health research studies were presented. One of them is the impact of between-meal sugary snacks and beverages on early childhood caries. The topic is somewhat under researched and a group of researchers at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, attempted to answer some of the related questions.  I interviewed Dr. Walid Al-Soneidar, a PhD student in the Department of Epidemiology and a Research Assistant in the Department of Dental Ecology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  The conference of the International Association of Dental Research/the ...

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Sourire en santé, Enfant heureux: Programme « Soulever la lèvre »

Points Saillants Bien que le taux de carie dentaire se soit amélioré au Canada au cours des 40 dernières années, le quart des enfants sont encore touchés par la carie dentaire et la situation est deux à trois fois pire chez les enfants des populations vulnérables. Un rapport récent de l’Institut canadien d’information sur la santé révèle que le taux de chirurgie dentaire pour traiter la carie sévère au Canada est de 12,5 / 1000 enfants âgés de 1 à 5 ans. La carie dentaire est une maladie chronique et infectieuse évitable à 100%. Lisette Dufour a parlé des vidéos ...

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Healthy Smile Happy Child: Lift the Lip Program

Highlights Although the tooth decay rate has improved in Canada in the last 40 years, one-quarter of children are still affected by tooth decay and it is two to three times worse for children within vulnerable populations. A recent report from the Canadian Institute of Health Information revealed that the rate of dental surgery to treat severe Early Childhood Caries in Canada is 12.5/1000 children aged 1 to 5.  Tooth decay is a chronic and infectious disease that is 100% preventable. Daniella DeMaré and Lisette Dufour spoke to Dr. Suham Alexander about the “Lift the Lip” videos which were produced ...

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View from the Chairside: Why I love Cast-Post Cores! The Sequel

In response to the many comments that were posted for the initial post Why I love Cast Post Cores and You Should Too!, Dr. Belzycki volunteered to design a follow-up presentation to further explain several of the concepts initially presented.  We at CDA Oasis are thankful for the effort that goes into designing and organizing his ideas, and for the depth of knowledge and expertise that he offers in these presentations. Dr. Belzycki’s clinical experience spans over four decades in private practice and he has agreed to share most of it with us on CDA Oasis in an effort to contribute ...

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