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How do I register for the new CDA member service e-Referral?

Step by Step Instructions Visit www.eReferralService.com  Click on “Register” Select your position by clicking on “Register as a Dentist” or “Register as Office Staff” Office staff simply fill in and submit the form to complete their registration; Dentists continue with the following steps Select your responsibility by selecting “Health Information Custodian” or “Agent” Fill in and submit the form.  

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The Manitoba Dental Association’s “We Be Brushin” public service announcement video wins an international advertising award

Winnipeg’s Traffic Advertising company has been honoured with both a Visionary Award and a Leader Award in the 2013 Summit Emerging Media Award (EMA) competition in the Health/Fitness category for its 60 second Public Service Announcement and two minute Music Video “We Be Brushin”, created for its client, the Manitoba Dental Association. Created and produced by Traffic Advertising and Nüman Films last year, the hip-hop video and public service television commercial was shot on location in Winnipeg. The video features more than 30 children ranging in age from 5–15, dancers from Magic N Motion, as well as several Manitoba dentists and sports celebrities. ...

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Schulich Dentistry opens unique operating suite for special needs patients

We are pleased to bring you this news bite from a renowned Canadian Dental School The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has become the first dental school in North America to be equipped with a general anesthetic (GA) suite allowing the School’s dental clinic program to expand its scope of services for patients, especially those with physical and/or intellectual challenges who require sedation. “This facility will enable us to provide oral surgery and a wide spectrum of dental procedures for special needs, pediatric and geriatric patients and will be the only one of its kind in North America,” says ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/01/13

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you (jokeefe@cda-adc.ca or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 2297). Best wishes, John Canadian dentistry news CDA and the Manitoba Dental Association are teaming up for the Manitoba Dental Convention at the end of this month in Winnipeg (January 23 to 25). Find out the latest convention news… Speaking of Winnipeg, we mourn the passing ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2013/12/03

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you. Best wishes, John Canadian Dentistry News Highlights from the RCDSO Council meeting held on November 14 are available on the RCDSO website. Learn more… Learn about recent topics of interest to the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia by reading the latest edition of the CDSBC Contact News Bulletin… UBC’s Dr. David ...

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Is noise-induced hearing loss a critical issue for Canadian dentists?

I write having just participated in a meeting of the CDA Committee on Clinical & Scientific Affairs where one of the agenda items related to the occupational health and safety of dentists. Because of a letter addressed to the committee, the conversation turned to noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) among dentists. The committee members soon reached a consensus that they weren’t sure how big an issue this potential occupational hazard is for Canadian dentists today. I did a quick Google search on the topic and I found some helpful background information on NIHL on the website of the US-based National Institute ...

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November Veterans’ Month and Canada’s Military Dental Service

Our thanks go to members of the Royal Canadian Dental Corps (RCDC) who authored this post. November is Veteran’s month and a time to remember Canada’s soldiers, sailors and air personnel, and reflect upon their deeds and sacrifices made on behalf of all Canadians. The Royal Canadian Dental Corps (RCDC) has had a long and proud history of serving those in uniform. Its beginnings can be traced back to the Boer War in South Africa from 1899 to 1902 when, for the first time, Canadian dental surgeons operated in a theatre of war. Doctor David Henry Baird of Ottawa and ...

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Preserving Heritage in Dentistry: The Crawford Dental Collection

Dr. John O’Keefe interviewed Dr. Ralph Crawford, past CDA President and editor of the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association about the Crawford Dental Collection at the Museum of Health Care (MHC) at Kingston “The naming of the collection after Dr. Ralph and Mrs. Olga Crawford honours their more than 40-year ‘labour of love’ amassing and curating an extensive assemblage of artefacts and archives. Dr. Crawford began the collection as a dental student in the 1960s and originally used the objects to decorate his office in Winnipeg. In 1997, the Dentistry Canada Fund invited the Crawfords to establish the Dentistry ...

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