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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 3o 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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Graduate Periodontology Program

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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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/08/28

Top 3 Must Read Hassan Adam, Yellowknife dentist, wows with greenhouse bounty FDI2015: your app guide to FDI 2105 Bangkok Dentists are highly valued by their patients, new statistics reveal Canadian dentistry news Hassan Adam, Yellowknife dentist, wows with greenhouse bounty. cbc.ca: Dr. Adam is using his green thumb to give back to his community. Read more International dentistry news FDI2015: your app guide to FDI 2105 Bangkok. fdiworldental.org: FDI has produced an application to help participants at the 2015 Annual World Dental Congress (Bangkok 22-25 September) create their own congress programme and itinerary. Read more Dentist highlights importance of dental ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/08/21

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. CIHR funding success for UWO oral biology 2. FDI statement on recent events in Bangkok 3. In Memoriam – Dr. Walter Teteruck 4. Current issue of ADA Professional Product Review available now 5. Can poor sleep lead to oral inflammation? Canadian dentistry news CIHR funding success for UWO oral biology. uwo.ca: Dr. Siqueira was awarded a 5 year grant for his project Novel Salivary Peptides and Their Functions on Dental Caries’. Read more In Memoriam – Dr. ...

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OSAP Symposium at end of May in Baltimore to feature top infection control leaders

As Chair of the Board, I am happy to welcome you to the 2015 Symposium of the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), with the theme “Gain the Edge on Infection Control” in just a couple of weeks. The annual OSAP Symposium is the premier infection control education and networking event in the dental sector. Nationally and internationally known authorities discuss current and emerging issues relating to infection prevention and safety in oral healthcare settings, and provide attendees with essential resources, valuable tools, and new approaches for better protecting patients and staff. Experts from leading research and educational facilities, ...

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Schulich Dentistry – Live Twitter chat

  As part of Interview Weekend, Schulich Dentistry will be answering questions about the school’s student experience live on Twitter Monday, April 13. Follow the feed live below from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m   #askDENTS Tweets

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