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Distinguished Scientist Award for Dr. Jeff Dixon of Western University

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) announced S. Jeffrey Dixon, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, as the 2018 recipient of the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Research in Oral Biology. Dixon was recognized at the Opening Ceremonies of the 96th General Session of the IADR, held in conjunction with the IADR Pan European Regional (PER) Congress. The IADR/PER General Session & Exhibition is in London, England at the ExCeL London Convention Center from July 25-28, 2018. Dixon is a Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, and Dentistry University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. He received his D.D.S. from the ...

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ASM 2018: A New Vision of Dental Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

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.  Dr. William Robbins maintains a full-time private practice and is Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School. He has published more than 80 articles, ...

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Importance of Financial Literacy and Planning

Millennials are now dubbed the “Generation of Debt.” This month’s podcast speaks about the importance of Financial Literacy in helping new graduate dental students develop the ability to understand how money works, how they can make money, manage it, and invest it. Check out this episode!

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First Year Students

Welcome to the fourth episode of The Grind! Navi speaks to first-year dental students at the University of Alberta and asks about why they chose to apply for dentistry and how they cope with their course load as they come to the end of their first semester in dental school.  We hope you enjoy this episode and share your thoughts and feedback with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Navi Bharj + CDA Oasis Team Check out this episode!

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CADTH: Your Partner in Making Clinical Decisions

It was a real pleasure to meet Dr. Brian O’Rourke, President and CEO of CADTH (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health). Dr. O’Rourke joined CADTH in January of 2009 following a distinguished career as a Pharmacist and Health Service Executive with the Canadian military.  I invited Dr. O’Rourke when I learned about the extensive research and evidence reviews CADTH has done in the areas of opioids and pain management. CADTH undertook this work to help answer important policy and practice questions, and the resulting reports are relevant to health care professionals across many specialties, including dentists, physicians, pharmacists and others. ...

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CDA Oasis Briefing: # 1

If you wish to suggest a story idea or pose a question, please contact me by clicking on this button. I look forward to hearing from you. Contact Us   I hope you are enjoying your day. Below are some stories that have come across my desk recently and I thought you would enjoy getting a quick briefing on them.      1. Consensus statement on antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with prosthetic joint replacements – one dentist’s dilemma A colleague recently contacted me speaking very highly of the consensus statement on antibiotic prophylaxis for patients with prosthetic joint replacements created by CDA ...

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Delivering Long-Lasting Restorations with Dr. Paul Belzycki

Dr. Paul Belzycki from the Greater Toronto Area, presents the wisdom of 39 years in dentistry and how to deliver long-lasting healthy restorations. Watch the full video presentation   Watch Case 1   Watch Case 2   Watch Case 3   Watch Case 4  

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September 1 is the application deadline for new Graduate Periodontology Program at the University of Alberta

Are you considering a career as a periodontist or as a researcher in the area of periodontology? If so, the new graduate periodontology program being offered at the University of Alberta might just be right for you. If you hope to begin graduate studies in 2017, you will have to get your application in before September 1, 2016. In this 3 minute video interview, the director of the new program and head of Periodontology, Dr. Liran Levin highlights some key information about the program.     September 1 will be the annual application deadline for the program which has two ...

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