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ASM 2018: Geriatric Dentistry: Improve Your Clinical Confidence!

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Dr. Joel Laudenbach is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine, practises oral medicine and provides educational courses and workshops nationally and internationally. He is appointed on the medical staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles ...

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ASM 2018: Peri-implant Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment and Maintenance Therapy 101 for the Dental Team

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Dr. Jim Grisdale received his undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees in prosthodontics from McGill University. He received another postgraduate degree in periodontics at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Grisdale was a full-time faculty member at Loma Linda School ...

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ASM 2018: Eating for Optimal Dental and Mental Health and a Healthy Waistline

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Liz Pearson is a registered dietitian with a passion for peanut butter sandwiches and an undying love for chocolate. She speaks regularly across North America to health professionals, corporations and associations about eating for optimal health and the prevention ...

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Dr. Effie Habsha on the 8th Women in Dentistry Symposium

It is always a pleasure for me to meet with my friend Dr. Effie Habsha. Dr. Habsha is renowned lecturer and prosthodontist at Prosthodontics Associates in Toronto. This year, she is organizing the 8th Women in Dentistry symposium, which promises to be a great educational and social event.  Here she is speaking about the event, its educational and logistical components. The symposium will take place on May 15th at 5.30 to 9 pm. As always, we seek and welcome your feedback, suggestions, and questions. you can always reach us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time!  Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights The ...

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ASM 2018: Evaluating the Interprofessional Model of Care

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Dr. Sean Boynes is a dental anesthesiologist who received his DMD from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a three-year anesthesiology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He currently serves as Director of Interprofessional Practice at the ...

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ASM 2018: Dentistry – Talk about Pain in the Neck!

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Dr. Tim Pendergrass is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Lubbock, Texas, where he teaches in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program. He completed his doctorate of ...

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Tips for Accumulating Wealth Over the Span of Your Career

Welcome to the fifth conversation in this series with David Chong Yen and Eugene Chu, Chartered Accountants from DCY Professional Corporation in Toronto. David and Eugene have kindly agreed to record a series of videos that offer advice to new graduates and practicing dentists on the most common accounting and tax questions they are likely to face early in their career. I hope that you benefit from the information provided. Please share your thoughts, questions, and suggestions at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier CDA Oasis Manager  Highlights I know many new grads are probably focused more on their student ...

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ASM 2018: Lessons Learned About Money, Practice and Life

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Dr. Wayne Kerr shares 38 years of clinical and business experience with the dental profession. Dr. Kerr earned Mastership in the AGD, and he was honored in 2011 with its presentation of the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition Award. ...

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