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CE Showcase ASM 2017: Purchasing a Practice

Dr. Bernie Dolansky, David Chong Yen, Bill Henderson, and David Rosenthal joined Dr. Suham Alexander to speak about their participation at ASM 2017 in Toronto.  This is a session for dentists  who are contemplating setting out on their own and purchasing a dental practice. Using a practical case-study approach, the four experts will guide dentists through the process of purchasing a practice and show them how to avoid common pitfalls. Learning Objectives Identify the key legal and financial considerations when purchasing a practice and recognize the tax advantages of incorporating a dental practice Analyze the key parameters when assessing the value of a ...

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Annual Spring Meeting 2017: ODA Celebrating 150 Years!

Dr. Kerr Banduk, Chair of the Education Advisory Committee for the ODA’s Annual Spring Meeting, gives the audience an overview of what to expect at this year’s landmark 150th meeting in Toronto, Ontario. The meeting will be held at the Metro Convention Centre May 4-6, 2017. The meeting will be jointly hosted by the CDA and ODA. Keynote speakers will include Dr. Stephen Lewis and Steven Page. As always, there will be speakers on various subjects for dentists and dental team members as well as hands-on courses. The ODA will be hosting a party at the Convention Centre on Thursday ...

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CE Showcase: Root Canals Done Better, Faster and Safer: A Practical Course for GPs

Dr. Manor Haas, Certified Specialist in Endodontics in Toronto, spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier about his upcoming session at PDC 2017. Highlights Dr. Haas sessions run as follows:  Thursday, March 9, 2017: 8:30 – 11:00: Root Canals Done Better, Faster and Safer: A Practical Course for GPs Thursday, March 9, 2017: 1:30 – 4:00: Endo Workshop for GPs: Locate, Instrument and Obturate Canals Friday, March 10, 2017: 8:30 – 11:00: Endo Workshop for GPs: Locate, Instrument and Obturate Canals (repeat)      

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Patients with Eating Disorders: Challenges for the Oral Health Professional

Dr. David Clark, Director of Dental Services at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences in Whitby, spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about his upcoming session at PDC 2017.  Highlights Dr. Clark’s session runs on March  March 9, 2017 between 1:30 and 4:00 pm. Eating disorders represent a serious, life threatening illness. The etiology of eating disorders is complex, involving an intricate interplay among biological, psychological and social issues as well as possible genetic predispositions. While food appears to be the central issue, it is really the characterization of food-related problems that become an outlet for the expression of a variety ...

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CE Showcase: What is Immediate Dentistry?

Christien Kopas  CDA, Chief Client Officer at Perfit Dental Solutions, and George Cowburn, Co Founder at Perfit Dental Solutions, spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about a new concept: Immediate Dentistry.  Highlights Christien Kopas and George Cowburn present a session at the Pacific Dental Conference on March 11, 2017, 10:00 – 11:30. The session examines the changing ways dental professionals communicate with labs and explores the advantages and limitations of emerging technologies. The presenters will explore the pros and cons of historical and new methods of data acquisition and how they influence treatment planning. They hope to review past methods of data acquisition and compare them ...

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CE Showcase: From Pain to Wellness, Opioids and Beyond

In an effort to keep you informed about CE opportunities available in Canada and worldwide, we are pleased to offer a series of videos presented by prominent speakers who will lead CE sessions at the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, BC between March 9 and 11, 2017. Dr. Mark Donaldson spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier about this session at PDC on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:30 – 11:00. The session is presented by the College of Dental Surgeons of BC with the participation of Dr. Cathy McGregor and Dr. Paul Farnan. Highlights What is the role of the dental profession in responding ...

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Navigating Retirement: Enhancing Your Life After Dentistry

Ron Haik, VP Investment Advisory Services at CDSPI, Dr. Alan Roadburg, PhD, a leading authority on retirement lifestyle education, and Susan Roberts, VP Insurance Advisory Services at CDSPI, will be speaking at the upcoming Pacific Dental Conference in March 2017 in Vancouver. Their session will feature a comprehensive financial and quality of life approach to retirement planning, based on lessons learned from CDSPI’s recent survey of retired Canadian dentists. The session runs on Thursday, March 9, 2017 8:30am – 11:00am and is titled: Navigating Retirement: Enhancing Your Life After Dentistry.  Highlights Planning for “retirement” is often most closely associated with ensuring ...

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Welcome to the Pacific Dental Conference in March 2017!

Dr. Bruce Ward, Chair of the PDC organizing committee, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about what to expect if you plan to attend PDC in Vancouver in March 2017. Visit the PDC website Register for PDC 2017 Clinical and Scientific Conference Program Social Conference Program    

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