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Take an Oasis Moment: share your clinical pearls and insights

Dear colleagues, I write to keep you informed about how our Oasis Discussions site is evolving and to invite you to consider becoming more involved with its development. Our team members will be delighted to do much of the work to help you share your clinical pearls and insights with the profession – because we know how busy you are. One cornerstone of the Oasis initiative is that we set out to give science-based concise answers to clinical questions that come our way from dentists in practice. To provide answers to these questions, we depend on well recognized prestigious organizations ...

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Dr. Larry Levin speaks about the CDA Trust and Value Working Group

Dr. John O’Keefe, Director of Knowledge Networks at the Canadian Dental Association, spoke with Dr. Larry Levin, CDA Board member and Chair of the CDA Trust and Value Working Group (TVWG) about the role of the working group in shaping the dentists’ and the public perceptions of the value of the dental profession.            Listen to the Audio Interview   Interview Highlights Among many reasons, the Trust and Value Working Group (TVWG) was formed to investigate the possible differences between the public’s and dentists’ perception of the value of dental care. The initial (2011) research showed ...

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Dr. Stephen Abrams speaks about modern caries management

Dr. John O’Keefe, Director of Knowledge Networks at the Canadian Dental Association, spoke with Dr. Stephen Abrams about modern caries management.  Dr. Stephen Abrams is a general practitioner in the Toronto area and was closely involved with the development of the CANARY System for the detection of caries.            Listen to the Audio Interview   Interview Highlights  Science is evolving in two directions: How do you detect and measure the progression of a lesion? How do you treat the lesion? Managing caries lesions is different than what it used to be 5 years ago. Consideration is ...

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The new Canada Anti-Spam Law: Have you consented?

On July 1st, 2014, the new Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL) came into effect. The new law requires that users must consent to receiving commercial electronic messages before an organization can send those out to them. The law also requires senders to clearly identify themselves and to provide the recipients with an unsubscribe mechanism, allowing them to stop receiving these correspondences at any given point in time.  To comply with the stated law, the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) sent two emails requesting dentists for their consent to continue to receive electronic messages, such as  JCDA Oasis Bulletin, the weekly electronic newsletter that keeps you informed ...

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Launch of instream, a new company offering specialized e-services for dental professionals and insurance carriers

OTTAWA, June 27, 2014 – Continovation Services Inc. (CSI), provider of the ITRANS suite of services, today announced the creation of instream, a specialized provider of secure online services for the dental community and insurers. instream’s primary mission is to reduce payment inefficiencies and improve communication between two primary groups – dental professionals and insurers. CSI, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA), currently provides secure real-time claim services exclusively to CDA members. These services will be licensed to instream, an independent privately owned company offering a broad range of new exchange services that are not part of CDA ...

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Q&A with Shannon Munsie, President of the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations (FCDSA)

Shannon Munsie is the current President of the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations (FCDSA)  

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Dr. Gary MacDonald speaks about CDA’s Days on the Hill 2014

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Gary MacDonald, President of the Canadian Dental Association, about his participation in the recent Days on the Hill event.

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CDA @ Work: Days on the Hill 2014 – Dentists Meet Parliamentarians on NIHB, Seniors Issues

The 2014 edition of CDA’s annual Days on the Hill event was a success, creating opportunities for significant policy change at the federal level to help improve the oral health of Canadians.

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