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Leveraging Digital Technology to Provide Optimal Dental Care

We reached out to Canadian dentists with a call for speakers; dentists who would like to try out or enhance their speaking abilities, by presenting a topic of their choice, clinical or professional, on our website CDA Oasis. Dr. Mark Venditti, general dentist from Kingston, Ontario, responded with a clinical presentation on the role of digital technologies in providing optimal dental care.  Dr. Venditti earned his DMD from the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Dentistry in 2005. He practiced in Toronto and Lindsay, ON before joining Dr. Warren in Kingston in 2007. He is a member of several dental associations, including the Canadian ...

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Cannabis: When Are You Considered Legally Impaired?

Dr. Aaron Burry is Associate Director of Professional Affairs here at the Canadian Dental Association; and my colleague on the cannabis file. In an effort to round up the perspectives and the implications of the legalization of Marijuana on the dental profession, Aaron and I thought of bringing this conversation to the attention of our audience: you the dentist. It is important to know when to refrain from treating patients and when a patient is not a good candidate for treatment due to substance impairment.  We hope you benefit from this conversation. We would like to hear from you and ...

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Managing Implant-Related Soft Tissue Problems: Case Presentation

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Dan Kobric about a case that involved the management aesthetic soft tissue problems associated with an implant. Dr. Kobric obtained his dental degree from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry. He practiced dentistry for three years, then completed specialty training in Periodontics at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Kobric focuses on periodontal and reconstructive procedures, including bone regeneration and periodontal plastic surgery. He is also trained in a variety of dental implant devices and procedures, including bone grafting, sinus lifts and treatment of peri-implant disease. Dr. Kobric is also a ...

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What is the Role of resin-Bonded Bridges in the Dental Practice?

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Neena DSouza about the literature review they did on resin-bonded bridges, their longevity, success rate and appropriateness. Their conversation evolved around a case that Dr. DSouza recently treated using a resin-bonded bridge.   Dr. Neena DSouza is a Prosthodontist in a multi-specialty practice in Mississauga, Ontario. She has kindly volunteered to answer your questions and you can reach her by email: neena.dsouza@bellnet.ca We hope you enjoy the presentation and we welcome your feedback, suggestions and questions. You can always email us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca or call our toll-free number 1-855-716-2747. Until next time! Highlights Resin-bonded bridges are ...

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CDA Convention in PEI: Transitioning Into or Out of a Dental Practice

It promises to be the event of the summer! The Dental Association of PEI is holding its joint convention with the Canadian Dental Association in Charlottetown August 22nd to 25th, 2018. A great scientific as well as social  program awaits PEI guests along with a sizeable number of exhibitors who are showing their latest and brightest products and technologies.  Dr. Bernie Dolansky has had a distinguished dental career including service as President of: the Ottawa Dental Society, the Ontario Dental Association, and the Canadian Dental Association as well as having been a director of the Ash Temple companies and a ...

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Conversation avec le Dr Paul Allison: Un grand merci!

J’ai eu le plaisir d’accueillir le Dr Paul Allison, actuellement doyen de la Faculté de médecine dentaire de l’Université McGill. Le mandat de Dr Allison prendra fin le 30 juin prochain et nous, au sein du CDA Oasis, voulions dire merci à un grand leader! Le Dr Allison est dentiste avec une formation professionnelle dans les domaines de la chirurgie buccale et de la santé dentaire publique ainsi qu’une formation en recherche dans le domaine de l’épidémiologie clinique. Globalement, ses intérêts de recherche concernent les aspects psychosociaux et comportementaux de la santé bucco-dentaire et des soins bucco-dentaires. En particulier, le ...

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Cannabis: A Round-up with Implications for Dental Practice

Dr. Jose Lança joined me for a round-up on the implications of legalizing cannabis in Canada. His presentation speaks to the broader implications of such substance and offers a wide range of considerations for Canadian dentists. Cannabis use and abuse will affect how dental treatment is dispensed and how dentists communicate with their patients about the potential risks of consuming recreational marijuana.  Dr. Lança is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is an expert with extensive research in the area of substance abuse.  We welcome your thoughts, ...

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Conversation with Dr. Paul Allison: Thank you for a great deanship

I had the pleasure of hosting Dr, Paul Allison, current Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University. Dr. Allison’s term of deanship will end on June 30th of this year and we at CDA Oasis wanted to say Thank you to a great leader! Dr. Allison is a dentist with professional training in the fields of oral surgery and dental public health as well as research training in the field of clinical epidemiology. Broadly, his research interests concern the psycho-social and behavioral aspects of oral health and oral health care. In particular, Dr. Allison is interested in the ...

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