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Author Archives: Rachel Galipeau

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/01/17

Top News ADA Wellness Survey reveals dentists’ ergonomic issues Time to prepare for World Oral Health Day – Get organized for March 20 Teledentistry Pilot Project Expands to Maui Pfizer Canada Statement: EpiPen® Auto-Injector (0.3 mg) Supply Interruption Canadian dentistry news Time to prepare for World Oral Health Day, download the resources, submit an event. fdiworlddental.org: New World Oral Health Day (WOHD) resources are available online to help people get organized for 20 March. The theme of this year’s campaign ‘Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health’ is introduced in the WOHD toolkit. It includes key messages and ideas to help implement the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/01/11

Top News The Battle of Bill Morneau Doctors are prescribing fewer opioids following measures by state, insurers IDJ supplement on oral health for an ageing population now online Colgate introduces its first app-enabled electric toothbrush with artificial intelligence Philips and American Well form global partnership in telehealth for consumer health and professional healthcare Canadian dentistry news The Battle of Bill Morneau. maclean.ca: Canada’s federal finance minister on his catastrophic autumn, what went wrong and how he’s fighting back. Read more Cost keeps many Nova Scotians from dentist’s chair. thechronicleherald.ca: About one in 10 Nova Scotians don’t get needed dental work ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/12/20

Top News Coalition welcomes Senate recommendations, remains concerned with income sprinkling rules Dental research receives $1.35M grant to study ‘dark matter of biology’ Dentacoin cryptocurrency rockets in value Researchers find possible markers for earlier diagnosis of aggressive tongue cancer Association of Neurocognitive Deficits With Radiotherapy or Chemoradiotherapy for Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Canadian dentistry news Coalition welcomes Senate recommendations, remains concerned with income sprinkling rules. newswire.ca: New draft legislation on income sprinkling still raises concerns, says business coalition opposing tax change. Read more Federal tax reform: what we’re doing to get the government to halt its unfair plan. ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/12/13

Top News Morneau’s small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling CBC’s The Current: Filling the Gaps Dental Care in Canada — letters, feedback and more (see Part three) Winnipeg dentist turning baby teeth black — to keep kids out of surgery Canadian dentistry news Morneau’s small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling. cbc.ca: The federal government has unveiled its new proposal to curb “income sprinkling” by some small business owners to family members, with substantive changes to a much-criticized initial proposal unveiled in the summer. Read more Morneau clarifies small-business tax changes as senators blast ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/12/06

Top News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named two new Independent senators to sit in the upper chamber – Dr. Mary Jane McCallum will represent Manitoba Overall health includes oral health: Should dental be part of universal healthcare Oral microbiota indicates link between periodontal disease, esophageal cancer FDA, CMS announce approval of diagnostic test to sequence cancer DNA 3M files patent infringement lawsuit to protect dental restorative technology Canadian dentistry news Making teaching meaningful: Dr. Jack Gerrow. dal.ca: Dr. Jack Gerrow takes a break from assembling IKEA cabinets at home in Ottawa to talk about winning the 2018 Gies Award for Outstanding ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/29

Top News Filling the Gaps – Dental care in Canada. A special edition of The Current December JADA looks at dental disease in patients with head and neck cancer An evaluation of dental antibiotic prescribing practices in the United States Canadian dentistry news Filling the Gaps – Dental care in Canada. A special edition of The Current, with Anna Maria Tremonti. cbc.ca/radio: From people struggling to pay for dental care, to the debate on whether universal dental care is feasible, to the evolution of our teeth. Listen to the full interview (01:14:27, interview with Dr. Larry Levin and Dr. Paul Allison ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/22

Top News Wait-list for kids’ dental surgery strikes nerve Medications that cause dry mouth as an adverse effect in older people HPI, Oral Health America: Americans over 50 want dental coverage in Medicare Canadian dentistry news Wait-list for kids’ dental surgery strikes nerve. winnipegfreepress.com: A small cohort of pediatric dentists says not enough has been done over the last decade to curtail the wait-list for children’s dental surgery, and those professionals are tired of waiting for provincial health officials to take action. Read more Health Canada doesn’t know if its dental programs benefiting Indigenous Canadians: report. CBC News: Inuit and ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/15

Top News Ontario Dental Association special section in The Globe & Mail, in celebration of the ODA’s 150th anniversary World Antibiotic Awareness Week ADA discourages DIY orthodontics through resolution Criteria for high blood pressure revised under new guidelines FDA approves pill with sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication Canadian dentistry news Ontario Dental Association special section, in celebration of the ODA’s 150th anniversary. beta.theglobeandmail.com: View the online version CIHR Celebrates Canada 150. cihr-irsc.gc.ca: Access to quality dental care is far from universal. Giving voice to those for whom quality dental care is out of reach and ...

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