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Dr. Randall Croutze celebrates the 2015 CDA award winners

Dr. Randall Croutze, CDA Vice President, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe, CDA Director of Knowledge Networks, about the 2015 CDA awards winners. Dr. Croutze mentions the great successes these individuals have achieved and celebrates their significant contribution to the dental profession.  Highlights The award winners are individuals or organizations that have made a meritorious contribution to the dental profession in Canada. Some of them are academics and others are involved in care delivery programs and organized dentistry. The Oral Health Promotion Award: Dr. Pamela Glassby, supervising dentist from the Vancouver Coastal Health. The Award of Merit: Drs. Michael Brown, former CDA Board ...

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Dr. Randall Croutze speaks about the 2015 CDA awards

Dr. Randall Croutze, CDA Vice President, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe, CDA Director of Knowledge networks, about the 2015 awards and the process CDA follows to confer these awards. Highlights of the Interview Awards are presented to acknowledge the important contributions of individuals and organizations that advance the profession of dentistry in Canada and contribute to the improvement of the fabric of our society. Candidates are proposed after a call goes out to important organizations in Canadian dentistry. CDA Board of Directors, the provincial dental associations, dental regulatory authorities, the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry, the Royal College of ...

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The JCDA of the Future – focused, online and enhanced

  At a recent meeting in Ottawa, the Board of the Canadian Dental Association confirmed that the Association is committed to scholarly publishing and voted to continue publication of the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association (JCDA), with a clear focus on original articles that contribute to the body of knowledge of the dental profession. In future, the JCDA will focus solely on publishing original research, comprehensive literature reviews, and proceedings of scholarly meetings. It will continue as an online-only journal on the JCDA.ca site. In recent years, CDA has created a number of new professional media including CDA Essentials ...

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CDA @ Work: CDA meets with the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry (ACFD)

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry (ACFD) held one of its regular meetings on February 9 in Ottawa at the CDA head office.  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues of common interest.  Among the key topics discussed were:  advocacy for federal research support and training of future scientists and teachers; Oasis; the JCDA scholarly edition;  issues related to patients with special needs and practice management curriculum.  In attendance at the meeting were (left to right in the photograph): CDA’s Director of Clinical and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Benoit Soucy, the CDA President, Dr. Gary ...

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The new CDA Oasis app is now available for download!

  Canadian Dental Association Launches CDA Oasis App We are excited to announce that the new CDA Oasis app is now available for download from the Apple and Play app stores. Download it and get access to the latest Oasis Discussions posts. You can also send us your questions, photos, images of clinical cases and share those with your colleagues through the “Upload your Content” feature found in the app menu. We would love to receive your feedback and suggestions after trying the new CDA Oasis app.  Download the app and let us know what you think.             ...

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Interview with Dr. Jason Noel about the CDA/NLDA National Convention – August 2015

Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager, spoke with Dr. Jason Noel about the upcoming Canadian Dental Association/Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Associaion National Convention that will take place in St John’s in August 2015. Dr. Noel spoke about how to register for the convention as well as the Continuing Education and the social programs awaiting NLDA’s guests.              Listen to the Audio Interview (6 min)     Do you have any particular question on this topic? Do you have any comments or suggestions? Email us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca You are invited to comment on this post and provide further insights ...

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Brighter Thinking: NFLD/CDA National Conference – August 2015

The Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association welcomes Canadian dentists to the Canadian Dental Association National Conference scheduled for August 26th-29th 2015. The Conference is an outstanding national forum where science, social and the commercial sides of dentistry meet. The Newfoundland Dental Association also promises a rich social program, ranging from a reception to a pub crawl to a black-tie dinner and, finally, the high-energy concert to close the conference. For more information, click here For registration Click here Stay informed with the Conference Facebook page and follow the Conference on Twitter        

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Dr. Gary MacDonald speaks about the 2014 FDI Annual World Dental Congress

Dr. Gary MacDonald, CDA President, was the head of the Canadian delegation to the 2014 FDI Annual World Dental Congress in New Delhi, India. Dr. MacDonald spoke with Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager, about Canada’s and CDA’s roles on the global dental scene.               Listen to the audio interview (11 min)   Downloadable audio version  Right click on the link and choose “Save Link As”   What is FDI? FDI World Dental Federation serves as the principal representative organization for more than one million dentists worldwide, developing health policy and continuing education programs, speaking ...

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