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CDA Oasis Moment: Dr. Cecile Bensimon on the Updated CDA Principles of Ethics

Dr. Cecile Bensimon spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the process CDA undertook to revise its Code of Ethics into the now Principles of Ethics document. Dr. Cecile Bensimon, MA PhD, is the Director of Ethics at the Canadian Medical Association. Previously, she was at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy after returning from a visiting scholarship at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler School of Medicine. Prior to that, she was a research scientist at Bridgepoint Health after completing a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics. As part of her work ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Joel Antel on the MDA’s Free First Visit Program

Dr. Joel Antel, Chair of the Manitoba Dental Association’s Communications Committee, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the association’s Free First Visit Program which encourages parents to bring their under 3 years-old child to the dentist. Highlights The program allows the dentist and the dental team to: Inform parents about factors that lead to dental decay. Discuss with parents the effect that feeding habits may have on dental health. Assist parents in establishing snacking and dietary patterns that are favourable for dental health.  Educate parents regarding their role in tooth cleaning for their infants/toddlers. Review with parents the sources of fluoride ...

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What are the basic concepts and techniques of dental implants?

This summary is based on the article published in Dental Clinics of North America: Basic Concepts and Techniques of Dental Implants (April 2015) Jonathan M. Tagliareni, DDS; Earl Clarkson, DDS Context Dental implants provide a predictable, effective, and reliable means for tooth replacements. Additionally, dental implants provide completely edentulous and partial edentulous patients the function and esthetics they had with natural dentition. It enables patients to regain normal masticatory function, esthetics, speech, smile, and deglutition. In patients with orofacial pain, it may resolve painful symptoms as well as improve facial esthetics and appearance. Key Points Biological and Functional Considerations Osseointegration is ...

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Your opinion matters: Win an iPad Air 2! Tell us what you think about CDA Essentials

CDA Essentials Readership Survey 2015 Tell us what you think and enter the prize draw to win an iPad Air 2!  Click here to complete the survey CDA Essentials (www.cda-adc.ca/essentials) is the official print publication of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA). It is published 8 times per year, in both English and French, and keeps you informed about news, issues and clinical information relevant to your practice. We would like to know your thoughts on CDA Essentials and CDA’s other knowledge products, and what you expect from these communication vehicles in the future. Please take ~5 minutes to complete an ...

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Oasis Moment: Mr. Lyle Best on promoting the success of dentists in Canada

Mr. Lyle Best, Chairman of CDSPI Board of Directors, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest initiatives at CDSPI as well as their Member Assistance Program (MAP). Watch the full version of the video interview             Watch a shorter version of the video interview Resources CDSPI website CDSPI Member Assistance Program (MAP) CDSPI Insurance Program CDSPI Investment Program

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Mr. Lyle Best on promoting the success of dentists in Canada

Mr. Lyle Best, Chairman of CDSPI Board of Directors, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest initiatives at CDSPI as well as their Member Assistance Program (MAP). Watch a shorter version of the video interview             Watch the shorter version of the video interview Resources CDSPI website CDSPI Member Assistance Program (MAP) CDSPI Insurance Program CDSPI Investment Program

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Rob Bouclin speaks about the Canadian Academy of Periodontology 2015 AGM in St. John’s, NL

Dr. Rob Bouclin, President of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Academy’s 2015 Annual General Meeting to be held in August in St John’s, NL, in conjunction with the CDA/NLDA convention. Click here for information about Dr. George Merijohn, DDS Click here for information about Dr. James Rutkowski Click here for the CDA/NLDA Convention program       Watch the video interview     Dr. Robert Bouclin holds a Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa and completed his dentistry training at l’Université Laval in Quebec City.  During his studies he took a ...

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Dr. Rob Cochran on the scientific and social programs of the 2015 CDA/Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dental Association Convention

Dr. Rob Cochran, Vice President of the Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dental Association (NLDA) spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the scientific and social program of the 2015 CDA/NLDA convention. 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention website Continuing Education Program at the 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention Registration for the 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention Social events at the 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention Things to do in NL Follow the CDA/NLDA on Facebook and Twitter      Watch the video interview  

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