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Dental Therapists: An Approach to Facilitating Access to Oral Health Care

Dr. Kavita Mathu-Muju is a pediatric dentist and Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Mathu-Muju is also coauthor of 3 articles, which topics are: the Canadian experience using dental therapists to facilitate oral care for children; a global literature review of the use of dental therapists as members of the dental team; and a critique of the American experience with dental therapists.  The 3 articles are titled: Saskatchewan’s school-based dental program staffed by dental therapists: a retrospective case study (2016) A review of the global literature on dental therapists (2014) The dental ...

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Using Antibiotics Wisely to Combat Rising Drug Resistance

November 13 to 19, 2017 is World Antibiotic Awareness week. I have invited Dr. Shelita Dattani, Director, Practice Development and Knowledge Translation at the Canadian Pharmacists Association, to speak to our audience about antimicrobial resistance and stewardship. The issue is at the forefront of the World Health Organization list of priorities as rising resistance becomes gradually a global phenomenon.  Dr. Dattani spoke about how dentists and pharmacists are playing a crucial role in helping solve this issue.  We hope you find the interview informative and join our conversation. You can always share your feedback with us on Oasis Discussions or through oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca. Bookmark our page ...

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Conversation with Dr. Doug Brothwell, New Dean at U Sask

Dr. John O’Keefe welcome Dr. Doug Brothwell, the new Dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Brothwell shared the advice he received from his colleagues and the previous Dean. He also spoke about his vision for the deanship position and his goals for the coming years.  We hope you enjoy the conversation and share your feedback with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca. Don’t forget to bookmark the page to stay up to date with our news posts! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights As Dr. Brothwell contemplated applying for and accepting the position, he sought the sage ...

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Dr. Patrick Arcache Becomes President of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics

Dr. John O’Keefe caught up with Dr. Patrick Arcache, who was recently installed as the new President of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and prosthodontics.  Here are his thoughts about the role and purpose of the CARDP and about his coming year as President.  We hope you enjoy the short interview and share your thoughts and feedback with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca, we look forward to hearing from you! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager   Highlights The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) provides knowledge and expertise through Annual Scientific Meeting Symposiums, outstanding continuing education programs for Dentists who wish ...

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Le Dr Patrick Arcache devient président de l’Académie canadienne de dentisterie restauratrice et de prosthodontie

Le Dr John O’Keefe a rencontré le Dr Patrick Arcache, récemment nommé président de l’Académie canadienne de dentisterie restauratrice et de prosthodontie (ACDRP). Voici ses réflexions sur le rôle et le but de l’ACDRP et sur son année à venir en tant que président. Nous espérons que vous apprécierez la courte entrevue et que vous nous ferez part de vos idées et de vos commentaires à oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca, Nous sommes impatients d’avoir de vos nouvelles! Chiraz Guessaier, Chef, ADC Oasis Points saillants L’Académie canadienne de dentisterie restauratrice et de prosthodontie (ACDRP) fournit des connaissances et de l’expertise grâce à des symposiums ...

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Can I Run My Practice Like Other Small Business in Other Industries?

Highlights Dental practices are small businesses that are focused on optimizing oral health for their patients. However, there are many “best practices” that dental practice owners can adopt from other businesses in different industries to enhance their patients’ experiences and improve their profitability. In this video, Timothy Brown, CEO of ROICorp, shares some of the lessons he has learned over his decades of experience. Key Points Customer experience is a key indicator of success – customer comes first Follow-up and attention to detail by the team is paramount to success and builds loyalty Don’t be shy to ask patients to ...

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Dental Student Placements: Gaining Valuable Professional Experience

I met Kerri-Lyn Chong for the first time on the day of the interview. Speaking with her, I discovered a bright ambitious and forward looking student who was getting ready to jump into the dental professional world. Kerri undertook two placements, a local and an international one, that in her view prepared her to experience the every-day dental profession and to practice much of what she has been learning in dental school at UBC.  It was a pleasure to host her on CDA Oasis and I hope you enjoy the conversation as much as I did. Please share your feedback ...

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View from the Chairside: Root Resection Technique to Solve a Unique Clinical Dilemma

Continuing the series of cases that Dr. Paul Belzycki shared with us on CDA Oasis, here he is today presenting a case, using the root resection technique.  Dr. Paul Belzycki is a general dentist from Toronto, who has volunteered a number of clinical cases that will be presented on Oasis Discussions. Dr. Belzycki’s experience spans over 38 years of clinical practice in which he treated several complex cases that have required a combination of periodontal, endodontic, and prosthodontic treatments. Dr. Belzycki welcomes your feedback and suggestions which you can share with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca We hope you find the case ...

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