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Dental Talks 2017: The Nature of Oral Biofilms in Childhood – a Key for Health and Disease

In preparation of the Dental Talks event that is offered by the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at SickKids Hospital in Toronto, I spoke with Dr. Svante Twetman about the topic of his keynote speech: The Nature of Oral Biofilms in Childhood – a Key for Health and Disease.  Dr. Twetman is a pediatric dentist and professor in cariology and pediatric dentistry at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.  I hope you enjoy the conversation and have a chance to attend the Dental Talks 2017 in Toronto. Please share your thoughts and feedback with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca  Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights ...

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ODA New Dentist Symposium: Inspirational Leadership with Peter Barry

The Ontario Dental Association is holding a New Dentist Symposium, October 21st and 22nd, 2017. This innovative Continuing Education event aims to bring together like-minded ODA members who are facing the same challenges and opportunities. The symposium was specifically crafted for new dentists who have been practicing dentistry for 10 years or less. Leadership and the debate between innate and acquired leadership are important topics to the dental profession. My fifth interview of speakers from the ODA New Dentist Symposium is with Peter Barry, a renowned speaker, coach and trainer who has helped dentists achieve successful professional careers for over 20 years.  I hope ...

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ODA New Dentist Symposium: Clinical Tips, Tricks, and Techniques! with Dr. Wayne Kerr

The Ontario Dental Association is holding a New Dentist Symposium, October 21st and 22nd, 2017. This innovative Continuing Education event aims to bring together like-minded ODA members who are facing the same challenges and opportunities. The symposium was specifically crafted for new dentists who have been practicing dentistry for 10 years or less. My final interview with speakers from the symposium is with Dr. Wayne Kerr, a speaker, author and a clinician, whose professional career in dentistry spans over 38 years. His session titled Clinical Tips, Tricks, and Techniques! promises to be very interesting and informative and he was kind enough to share some of ...

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ODA New Dentist Symposium: Importance of Informed Consent & Recordkeeping with Dr. Lionel Lenkinski

The Ontario Dental Association is holding a New Dentist Symposium, October 21st and 22nd, 2017. This innovative Continuing Education event aims to bring together like-minded ODA members who are facing the same challenges and opportunities. The symposium was specifically crafted for new dentists who have been practicing dentistry for 10 years or less. My fourth interview with speakers from the symposium is with Dr. Lionel Lenkinski, Endodontist and the President and CEO of the Canadian Dental Protective Association. His session focuses on the importance of informed consent and recordkeeping.  I hope you enjoy the interview and attend the symposium. Please share your thoughts ...

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ODA New Dentist Symposium: Making Smart Financial Decisions – Expert Advice for New Dentists with Ron Haik

The Ontario Dental Association is holding a New Dentist Symposium, October 21st and 22nd, 2017. This innovative Continuing Education event aims to bring together like-minded ODA members who are facing the same challenges and opportunities. The symposium was specifically crafted for new dentists who have been practicing dentistry for 10 years or less. My third interview with speakers from the symposium is with Ron Haik, Vice President, Investment Advisory Services, at CDSPI. Ron will be accompanied by Susan Roberts, Deputy Principal Broker at CDSPI Advisory Services Inc. Their session focuses on helping young dentists make sound and beneficial financial decisions.  I hope you ...

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ODA New Dentist Symposium: Volunteerism, An Opportunity to Give Back with Dr. Jack Cottrell

The Ontario Dental Association is holding a New Dentist Symposium, October 21st and 22nd, 2017. This innovative Continuing Education event aims to bring together like-minded ODA members who are facing the same challenges and opportunities. The symposium was specifically crafted for new dentists who have been practicing dentistry for 10 years or less. My second interview with speakers from the symposium is with Dr. jack Cottrell, general dentist from Port Hope, Ontario; long-time dentist volunteer, and Treasurer at the FDI, World Dental Federation. His sessions focuses on the benefits of volunteering and demystifies some of the aspects of getting involved in dental volunteer missions.  ...

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ODA New Dentist Symposium: Top 10 Aspects of Purchasing a Practice with Timothy Brown

The Ontario Dental Association is holding a New Dentist Symposium, October 21st and 22nd, 2017. This innovative Continuing Education event aims to bring together like-minded ODA members who are facing the same challenges and opportunities. The symposium was specifically crafted for new dentists who have been practicing dentistry for 10 years or less. My first interview with speakers from the symposium is with Timothy Brown, President and CEO of Roi Corporation. His session focuses on helping new dentists make the transition through the purchase of their own practice.  I hope you enjoy the interview and attend the symposium. Please share ...

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CDHA 2017 Conference: Translating Knowledge into Action

I had the pleasure to welcome from the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association, Ondina Love, CEO, and Victoria Leck, Manager Professional Development. They kindly accepted my invitation to give us more information about their upcoming conference, to be held in Ottawa, October 19 to 21. As Ottawa celebrates its 150th Anniversary, the conference attendees will enjoy not only a rich clinical program presented by nationally and internationally renowned speakers, but also a varied and promising social program.  Through the links, you can find more information on the CDHA 2017 conference, the conference program, and how to register! Enjoy the interview! Chiraz ...

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