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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/22

Top News Wait-list for kids’ dental surgery strikes nerve Medications that cause dry mouth as an adverse effect in older people HPI, Oral Health America: Americans over 50 want dental coverage in Medicare Canadian dentistry news Wait-list for kids’ dental surgery strikes nerve. winnipegfreepress.com: A small cohort of pediatric dentists says not enough has been done over the last decade to curtail the wait-list for children’s dental surgery, and those professionals are tired of waiting for provincial health officials to take action. Read more Health Canada doesn’t know if its dental programs benefiting Indigenous Canadians: report. CBC News: Inuit and ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/15

Top News Ontario Dental Association special section in The Globe & Mail, in celebration of the ODA’s 150th anniversary World Antibiotic Awareness Week ADA discourages DIY orthodontics through resolution Criteria for high blood pressure revised under new guidelines FDA approves pill with sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication Canadian dentistry news Ontario Dental Association special section, in celebration of the ODA’s 150th anniversary. beta.theglobeandmail.com: View the online version CIHR Celebrates Canada 150. cihr-irsc.gc.ca: Access to quality dental care is far from universal. Giving voice to those for whom quality dental care is out of reach and ...

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Conversation with Dr. Doug Brothwell, New Dean at U Sask

Dr. John O’Keefe welcome Dr. Doug Brothwell, the new Dean of the College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan. Dr. Brothwell shared the advice he received from his colleagues and the previous Dean. He also spoke about his vision for the deanship position and his goals for the coming years.  We hope you enjoy the conversation and share your feedback with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca. Don’t forget to bookmark the page to stay up to date with our news posts! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights As Dr. Brothwell contemplated applying for and accepting the position, he sought the sage ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/08

Top News Total health spending in Canada reaches $242 billion Opioid Epidemic Alters Prescriber, Pharmacist Habits Screening tests for oral human papillomavirus infection How caries-causing bacteria can survive in dental plaque Baking soda toothpaste examined in November JADA supplement Canadian dentistry news Grind your teeth at night? What it could mean and how to stop it. globalnews.ca: Dr. Larry Levin was interviewed by Global News online journalist Dani-Elle Dubé about teeth grinding. Read more How bad teeth are at the root of income inequality in Canada. macleans.ca: Anne Kingston: The glaring omission of dental care from Canadian health-care plans is ...

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Dr. Patrick Arcache Becomes President of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics

Dr. John O’Keefe caught up with Dr. Patrick Arcache, who was recently installed as the new President of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and prosthodontics.  Here are his thoughts about the role and purpose of the CARDP and about his coming year as President.  We hope you enjoy the short interview and share your thoughts and feedback with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca, we look forward to hearing from you! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager   Highlights The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) provides knowledge and expertise through Annual Scientific Meeting Symposiums, outstanding continuing education programs for Dentists who wish ...

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Le Dr Patrick Arcache devient président de l’Académie canadienne de dentisterie restauratrice et de prosthodontie

Le Dr John O’Keefe a rencontré le Dr Patrick Arcache, récemment nommé président de l’Académie canadienne de dentisterie restauratrice et de prosthodontie (ACDRP). Voici ses réflexions sur le rôle et le but de l’ACDRP et sur son année à venir en tant que président. Nous espérons que vous apprécierez la courte entrevue et que vous nous ferez part de vos idées et de vos commentaires à oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca, Nous sommes impatients d’avoir de vos nouvelles! Chiraz Guessaier, Chef, ADC Oasis Points saillants L’Académie canadienne de dentisterie restauratrice et de prosthodontie (ACDRP) fournit des connaissances et de l’expertise grâce à des symposiums ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/01

Top News Tax change backlash gets changes made, but more are needed: CFIB UMass Amherst Researchers Find Triclosan and Other Chemicals Accumulate in Toothbrushes Prenatal Exposure to Acetaminophen and Risk of ADHD Canadian dentistry news Fluoridation should be city council’s top priority. Calgary Herald. Calgary dentists and orthodontists are distressed by the significant changes they are seeing. Dental cavities did not occur as often or grow with such speed when the water was fluoridated. Now things are much worse. Read more Canada’s aging population is going to put a strain on government coffers. macleans.ca [Opinion]: As a result of dramatic ...

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Dental Student Placements: Gaining Valuable Professional Experience

I met Kerri-Lyn Chong for the first time on the day of the interview. Speaking with her, I discovered a bright ambitious and forward looking student who was getting ready to jump into the dental professional world. Kerri undertook two placements, a local and an international one, that in her view prepared her to experience the every-day dental profession and to practice much of what she has been learning in dental school at UBC.  It was a pleasure to host her on CDA Oasis and I hope you enjoy the conversation as much as I did. Please share your feedback ...

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