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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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CDA Oasis Conversation: Rethink Your Drink: The effects of sugary drinks on our health

Dr. Michael Connolly, general practitioner in Charlottetown PEI, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the collaboration between the Dental Association of PEI, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and various other related organizations about sugary drinks that have become an essential element of children’s diet.  Dental Association of PEI’s Free First Visit: It’s Free If You’re Under Three! Be Sugar Smart Campaign Letter to the Guardian newspaper Letter to dentists in PEI about the Be Sugar Smart campaign Poster: Rethink Your Drink Poster: Stop feeding Off Kids Poster: What you can’t see is putting your child at risk Heart and Stroke ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Benoit Soucy on the new CDA Digital IDs

Dr. Benoit Soucy, Director of Clinical and Scientific Affairs at the Canadian Dental Association, spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about the new CDA Digital IDs and why they are important in enhancing the security of dental claims submission.             Watch the video interview  

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Hugh Lamont, celebrating RCDC’s latest initiatives and 50th anniversary

Dr. Hugh Lamont, President of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the history of RCDC and how they are celebrating the College’s 50th anniversary.                 Watch the video interview  

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The Canadian Forces confer the Medallion for Distinguished Service to CDA

On May 13th, 2015, General T.J. Lawson, Chief of The Defence Staff, Canadian Forces, conferred the Medallion for Distinguished Service to the Canadian Dental Association.  Citation As the national representative of the Canadian dental community since 1902, the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) extensively supports the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) within the national and international oral health communities. The CDA has provided continuous pro-active goodwill in promoting CAF interests through its activities in supporting CAF oral health policy and program development. Abroad, the CDA joined with the CAF in 2013 to assist in creating the Afghan Dental Association as part of the efforts ...

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. Travis McLean on the oral health initiatives in PEI

Dr. Travis McLean, President of the PEI Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest oral health initiaves for children in PEI.  Resources PEI Dental Association Website           Watch the video interview  

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Paul Cameron on the CDA Dental Benefits Working Group

Dr. Paul Cameron, Chair of the CDA Dental Benefits Working Group and CDA Board Member, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the role and objectives of the new Dental Benefits Working Group.  The CDA Working Group on Dental Benefits was established to ensure CDA adopts an effective approach to the management of issues related to dental benefits. Some of the working group’s objectives include: Assisting CDA in engaging the dental benefit industry towards the development of new dental benefit models and claim submission processes. These will assist the development of new oral health delivery model that facilitate access to care in ...

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