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ASM2018: A Privacy Law Primer for Dentists

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  I had the pleasure to host Lonny Rosen, certified specialist in health law and founder of the law firm Rosen Sunshine LLP. Mr. Rosen advises dentists and other health-care professionals as well as regulators and health-care organizations. Mr. Rosen will ...

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The Clinical Use of Dental Hypnosis and Its Role in Stress Management

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  I had the pleasure to host Dr. Gabor Filo. Dr. Filo is a Diplomat of the American Board of Hypnosis in Dentistry, a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and an Honorary Member of the Ontario Division of ...

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Dr. Charles Shin Welcomes You to ASM 2018

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  I had the pleasure to host Dr. Charles Shin, Charles Shin, Chair of Education Advisory Committee at ODA. Dr. Shin is a graduate of The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University and practices in Stouffville, ON.  ASM2018 is the ...

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CE Showcase: Occupational Health Hazards in the Dental Practice

Dr. Melanie Gorman Ng is a postdoctoral fellow in the UBC School of Population and Public Health with a PhD in Medicine and Therapeutics from the University of Aberdeen. She spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about her upcoming session at the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver in March.  Dr. Gorman Ng’s presentation aims to inform dental professionals about the typical occupational health hazards in a dental practice and how they can be avoided. The presentation will discuss a wide range of potential hazards including radiation exposure, chemical exposures (including respirable crystalline silica and mercury), latex, needle-stick injuries, infectious diseases, and ...

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CE Showcase: Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in Pediatric Patients

Dr. Juan Yepes, Associate Professor in Pediatric Dentistry at Indiana University, spoke with Dr. Suham Alexander about his upcoming session at the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver in March.  Dr. Yepes’ presentation will cover the most common radiographic diagnosis in children and adolescents. The first block of the session will review the basic of differential interpretation with practical application. Other topics included in the lecture are radiation safety and the use of cone beam CT in pediatric dentistry. Case-presentation will be the frame that guide the presentation. Attendees will:  Understand the basic principles of radiographic interpretation. Describe the most common radiographic ...

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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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