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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/16

Top News Doctors and other professionals push back against proposed tax reforms aimed at high earners Cases of HPV-related oral cancers have risen significantly in Canada Medical board orders Georgia doctors to get training on opioids Session during World Dental Congress draws attention to ‘No health without oral health’ Canadian dentistry news Cases of HPV-related oral cancers have risen significantly in Canada. cbc.ca: In a cross-Canada study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers found the incidence of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers increased by about 50% between 2000 and 2012. The proportion of oral cancers caused by HPV has risen ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/02

Top News Ottawa’s new tax measures unfairly target many doctors JADA: Caries experience in permanent teeth in older kids unchanged in last decade A march toward scientific literacy Medical cannabis FAQ Children who have sealants applied to their back teeth are less likely to have tooth decay Canadian dentistry news Ottawa’s new tax measures unfairly target many doctors. theglobeandmail.com: In the March, 2017, federal budget, Finance Minister Bill Morneau vowed to close loopholes that were allowing the wealthy to avoid paying their fair share of taxes. Now, the government has unveiled measures that target private corporations, a category that includes ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/26

Top News Periodontitis bacterium may hold the cure for leukemia It’s time to break down the wall between dentistry and medicine Middlesex-London Health Unit to shutter dental clinic Canadian dentistry news Dentists in the crosshair of new Liberal tax announcements. oralhealthgroup.com: The federal government has sent another warning shot to dentists and other professionals who have been using private corporations (PC) such as professional corporations/hygiene service corporation/technical service corporations and holding corporations as a tax savings vehicle. Read more Dental care is a right – not a luxury. theglobeandmail.com: Opinion piece by Abdullah Shihipar. Read more Middlesex-London Health Unit to ...

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Global Dental Hygiene Conference: Translating Knowledge to Action

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Ann Spolarich, Associate Director of the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice, a partner organization in hosting the CDHA conference, that will take place in October 2017 in Ottawa.  Ann spoke about the theme of the conference as well as how prospective attendees could register to attend the conference and what they should expect in terms of topics to be presented. As we promised her, there is more information below in the post on the conference and the registration process. Enjoy the interview! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights The conference ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/19

Top 3 Must Read The association between diabetes mellitus, sugar-sweetened beverages, and tooth loss: evidence from 18 states Years after Calgary dumped fluoride, schools and dentists ramp up efforts to battle cavities Digital evaluation of nasal changes induced by rapid maxillary expansion with different anchorage and appliance design Canadian dentistry news Dependent seniors need better oral care. winnipegfreepress.com: The mouth is the entry point to a healthy body, yet as a focus of general and personal health, the mouth remains separate from the body in our publicly funded health-care system. This is a double-edged problem for the increasing numbers of Canadians ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/12

Top 5 Must Read Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada What Dentists Earn: 2017 edition Breaking the opioid habit in dentists’ offices 9 questions to ask your dentist before your kids go under sedation Public, patients agree – OMFS most qualified for dental implant procedures Canadian dentistry news Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada. gg.ca and umontreal: Dr. Kandelman has been awarded the Order of Canada for his research and contributions to advancing knowledge in the field of dentistry. Read more, lire plus Dental facility in the works for Dawson, says retired ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/05

Top 5 Must Read Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market Women in dentistry an expanding focus of ADA 2017 Opinion: As a dentist, I hate sugar. But I don’t want kids scared off it with horror packaging Safety and efficacy of 3 pediatric midazolam moderate sedation regimens Prolonged breastfeeding linked to dental cavities in children Canadian dentistry news Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market. healthycanadians.gc.ca: Health Canada is advising health care professionals and Canadians that the Canadian authorized version of NARCAN will transition onto the market by July 5, 2017. Read more Montreal dentist ...

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Catching up with Prosthodontic Associates in Uganda 2017

Last year, we had the pleasure to speak with few members of the Prosthodontic Associates team who traveled to Uganda with the Bridge to Health program. We thought of following up with them once again this year and see how their 2017 trip to Uganda went.  Here they are, enjoy! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Note: Dr. Avi Shelemay is not a member of the Prosthodontic Associates team. He is a periodontist practicing in Ottawa and owner of Capital Periodontics.      

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