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Microbiome Associated with Severe Caries in Canadian First Nations Children

It was a great pleasure for me to host Dr. Bob Schroth, Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral Biology in the Faculty of Dentistry; and the Department of Pediatrics & Child Health in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He joined me from Winnipeg to speak about an article he recently published on the higher degree of severe early childhood caries that young indigenous children suffer from.  The title of the article is: Microbiome Associated with Severe Caries in Canadian First Nations Children, published in the Journal of Dental Research (2017). I hope you enjoy the interview. Please share your ...

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Outstanding British Columbians: Dr. Rosamund Harrison Appointed to the Order of British Columbia

I had the privilege to speak with Dr. Rosamund Harrison, pediatric dentist and professor emerita at the University of British Columbia’s faculty of dentistry.  Dr. Harrison has been awarded British Columbia’s highest honour: she was very recently appointed to the Order of British Columbia, along with 15 other “outstanding British Columbians.” In this interview, I ask her about how she feels about this award as well as some of her work improving children’s oral health, working on community-based research, and mentoring students. I really enjoyed my conversation with her and I hope you do too.  Please share your feedback, questions, or ...

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Comment bloquer le transfert de gènes de résistance aux antibiotiques?

J’ai eu le plaisir d’accueillir le Dr Baron Christian, professeur au Département de biochimie et de médecine moléculaire à la Faculté de médecine de l’Université de Montréal. Le Dr Baron dirige une équipe de chercheurs qui a entrepris de comprendre le processus par lequel les gènes de résistance aux antibiotiques se propagent; et d’identifier un moyen de bloquer le transfert des gènes de résistance. Ils ont publié un article dans les rapports scientifiques et nous voulions partager les résultats de cet article avec vous. J’espère que vous apprécierez et bénéficierez de l’entrevue. S’il vous plaît partagez vos pensées, vos commentaires ...

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Blocking the Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance Genes

I had the pleasure to host Dr, Baron Christian, Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at U de Montréal. Dr. Baron leads a team of researchers that set out to understand the process by which antibiotic resistance genes actually spread; and identify a way to block the transfer of resistance genes. They published an article in Scientific Reports and we wanted to share the findings of that article with you.  I hope you enjoy and benefit from the interview. Please share your thoughts, feedback and questions with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time! Chiraz ...

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Women in Dentistry: Practicing Dentistry Across Borders and Cultures with Dr. Emel Arat

The Women in Dentistry Series concludes with Dr. Emel Arat, Orthodontist in Toronto. Dr. Arat, is a native of Turkey who studied and practised dentistry in Turkey before moving to Canada. She speaks about her journey to becoming the President-elect of the Ontario Association of Orthodontists.  I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did. Please share your feedback, suggestions and questions through oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights Dr. Emel Arat  is originally from Turkey and chose orthodontics as a career when she was as young as 16 years of age. She is the first dentist ...

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Guidelines for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults

On November 13th, 2017, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology issued the first comprehensive new high blood pressure guidelines in more than a decade. To give us more details on the evidence behind this update to the guidelines, we invited Dr. Joaquin Cigarroa, a member of the joint American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology task force that developed and drafted these new guidelines.  I hope you enjoy the interview informative and find the PDF resource valuable. Please share your feedback, suggestions, and questions through oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights ...

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Ankylosis in Young Patients

Highlights In this CDA Oasis Conversation, Dr. Isabel Mello speaks about ankylosis in young patients and the treatment options that exist, including the decoronation technique. Ankylosis usually occurs after trauma injures a tooth, such as avulsion. Oftentimes, the tooth would experience a long extra-oral drying period that leads to the death of the periodontal ligament cells. To diagnose ankylosis, a good dental history should be taken. The history is usually indicative of trauma to the area. However, other signs include: tooth discolouration, non-vital tooth, previous endodontic treatment, no mobility as well as a high-pitched percussion sound. Radiographs may show areas ...

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Practice-Based Clinical Research in Canadian Dental Practices: Dr. Hubert Gaucher

It was a pleasure to welcome Dr. Hubert Gaucher on CDA Oasis to speak about his lifelong experience doing practice-based research. Dr. Gaucher is a seasoned Prosthodontist from Quebec City with 4 decades of private practice experience. He is a former professor and administrator at the faculty of medicine and dentistry at Laval University. He is also the founder and administrator of the Canadian Dental Research Institute.  I hope you find a few pearls of wisdom in this conversation and share your thoughts, suggestions and questions at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Certificate of Continuance (PDF)   ...

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