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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! CDA Oasis Team Highlights ...

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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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View from the Chairside: Nosce Te Ipsum, Know Your Limitations

Once again, I had the pleasure to work with and host Dr. Paul Belzycki, dental surgeon from Toronto. He continues his series of mentorship posts, presenting valuable clinical expertise gathered over four decades in private dental practice. As usual we are very grateful and thankful for his valuable contribution and continued support. I hope you enjoy watching the case. We always welcome your feedback, thoughts, suggestions, and questions. Email us at oasisdsicussions@cda-adc.ca or if you would like to call us, our toll-free number is 1-855-716-2747. Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Dr. Belzycki’s Thoughts Nosce Te Ipsum…Socrates plea to the youth of ...

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BREATHE EASY – SLEEP TIGHT: THE DENTIST & SLEEP APNEA

A few weeks back, we reached out to our 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. Randy Patch, general dentist from BC, responded to the call with a presentation on the management of obstructive sleep apnea by a dentist. He initially presented the topic at the Pacific Dental Conference which attracted the attention of many dentists attending the conference. We are grateful to Dr. Patch for sharing his expertise on the topic on ...

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Oral Health Service Delivery Approaches in the Context of Indigenous Communities

I had the pleasure to welcome Dr Debbie Martin and Dr. Mary McNally from Dalhousie University to speak about their recent article: Linking Inuit Knowledge and Public Health for Improved Child and Youth Oral Health in NunatuKavut. The article describes the findings of the second phase of a project studying child and youth oral health in NunatuKavut, Newfoundland and Labrador.  Dr. Debbie Martin is Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples Health and Well-Being; and Associate Professor of Health Promotion in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University Dr. Mary McNally is Head of the Division of Prevention and ...

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