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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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CDA @ Work: Highlights of the 2015 CDA General Annual Meeting

The Canadian Dental Association held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) April 23-24, 2015 in Ottawa. The AGM provides the CDA Board of Directors with the opportunity to present its accountability report, CDA’s year-end financial results and CDA’s proposed fee rate recommendation for the coming year. It also allows attendees to hear from other national dental organizations about their areas of activity. CDA Board members reported on key issues of the past year, current issues and significant emerging issues. The reports were aligned with CDA’s vision of a healthy public, a strong profession and a united community. Healthy Public Strategic Priority Team ...

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. Kelly Manning speaks about the latest oral health initiatives in NB

Dr. Kelly Manning, President of the New Brunswick Dental Society (NBDS), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the revamping of the K-5 curriculum with regards to oral health education, and their collaboration with public health nurses to include an oral health component to the assessment for 18-month-old children. Resources from NBDS Oral Health in the Classroom Outcomes for grades K-2 Outcomes for grades 3-5         Watch the video interview  

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. Richard Smith on practising dentistry in the Yukon

Dr. Richard Smith, President of the Yukon Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the various challenges facing dentists and dentistry in the Yukon as well as the opportunities available to dentists.  Resources Yukon Dental Association 81 Finch Crescent, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5X5 Tel: 1-867-6334401 Fax: 1-867-667-4488 Dr. Richard Smith’s Contact: dr.smith@northwestel.net    Watch the video interview  

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Dr. Gary MacDonald: My Term as a CDA President

Dr. Gary MacDonald, CDA past President (2014-2015), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about his term as CDA President. Dr. MacDonald shared some of his best presidency moments as well as the CDA priority issues facing the dental profession in Canada.                 Watch the video interview Resources CDA Position Statement on Access to Oral Health Care for Canadians CDA Position Statement on Oral Health Care for Residents in Long-Term Care Facilities

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Doug Brothwell on the CDA Seal Program Committee

Dr. Doug Brothwell, Associate Dean Academic of the College of Dentistry at the University of Manitoba and Chair of the CDA Seal of Recognition Committee, spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about the work of the committee and the importance of the Seal of Recognition program.           Watch the video  Resources CDA Seal Program Website Recognized Products

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