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Dr. Ashok Varma on the 2017 Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Dr. Ashok Varma, Chair of the CARDP Scientific Program, shared with Dr. John O’Keefe pertinent information about the CARDP upcoming meeting in Vancouver in September 2017. You can visit the CARDP meeting webpage and register here to attend the meeting. Highlights This Year’s CARDP 25th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Vancouver BC at the Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel and promises to be another great meeting. The theme will be centered around dentistry, a multi-disciplinary approach. As such, speakers represent a broad range on subjects ranging from restorative, to periodontal procedures, oral surgery, oral pathology, obstructive sleep apnea and endodontics ...

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2017 Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Dr. Les Kallos, President of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics (CARDP), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about their upcoming scientific meeting.  Highlights The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) provides through Annual Scientific Meeting Symposiums, programs of outstanding continuing education and camaraderie for all Dentists who wish to improve their professional lives and the well being of the patients they serve. CARDP is comprised of Dentists from across the country as well as the USA. The membership includes both General Dentists and Prosthodontists who share a passion for excellence in Restorative, Prosthetic and Implant Dentistry. ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/21

Top 3 Must Read Blocking yeast-bacteria interaction may prevent severe biofilms that cause childhood tooth decay Airborne bacteria remain live for 45 minutes FDA approves new, cheaper rival to EpiPen allergy shot Canadian dentistry news Dr. Gerry Uswak – A candid conversation with the departing dean. dentistry.usask.ca: Dr. Uswak on 10 years as Dean, and what lies ahead. Read more Higher minimum wage leads to better public health in Peterborough. thepeterboroughexaminer.com: Opinion: “…raising the minimum wage so that it is closer to a “living” wage is probably one of the more powerful ways to improve the health and wellbeing” says ...

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Dr. Carol Martin: Designer of Canada’s Official Tartan

The morning of her visit to CDA’s headquarters in Ottawa was one of the bright moments in my Oasis journey. Dr. Carol Martin joined the CDA Oasis and CDA Essentials Magazine team to tell us the beautiful story that led to her designing what has now become Canada’s official tartan.  She is a dentist from Beaverlodge, Alberta; and like many other dentists I have had the pleasure to meet and work with, Dr. Martin is an artist who loves arts, sculpting and working with colors. We now know that there is more beneath the white coat, and her story is ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/14

Top 3 Must Read WHO ranks antibiotics in a bid to counter drug resistance Use of prefabricated blood vessels may revolutionize root canals At least 2,458 Canadians died from opioid-related overdoses in 2016 Canadian dentistry news DIAC Twenty-First Annual Future of Dentistry Survey results. diac.ca: Canadian dentists turn to financial practice management CE, patient financing and promotion on social media as dental practice consolidation continues. Read more Smile For A Lifetime Canada Announces New National President. smileforalifetime: Dr. Allan Davis, an orthodontist from Toronto, is named president. Read more Health experts advocate for tax on sugary drinks. cbc.ca: A 20 ...

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Dianne Grassie: New President of the Dental Industry Association of Canada

Ms. Dianne Grassie kindly accepted my invitation for an Oasis Conversation about her new role as President of the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC). Dianne brings many years of experience working in the dental industry as well as on the DIAC board, and is committed to advance DIAC’s mission and goals. I welcome her and wish her success in her new endeavour. Welcome to the family Dianne! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager  Hightlights Another service available through DIAC is Technorama. Technorama was created by the Dental Exhibitors Association of Canada (DIAC’s predecessor) in 1974, it was designed to be ...

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International College of Dentists Convocation

The International College of Dentists (Canadian Section) inducted 48 new Fellows at it’s Convocation on May 6, 2017.  Dr. John O’Keefe and Mr. Claude Paul Boivin were honored for contributions to the profession. The International College of Dentists, Canadian Section held it’s Annual Meeting and Convocation in Toronto May 5-6, 2017. The College recognized 48 new Fellows from across Canada including 12 from British Columbia, 2 from Alberta, 3 from Saskatchewan, 3 from Manitoba, 25 from Ontario and 3 from Atlantic Canada. The International College is a leading honorary dental organization dedicated to the recognition of outstanding professional achievement and ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/07

Top 5 Must Read Minamata Convention on Mercury comes into force in August affecting use of dental amalgam Symposium launches new Biomedical Oral and Craniofacial Research Centre Antibiotics deemed unnecessary for healthy dental implant patients Global dental adhesives market 2017-2021 Global orthodontic services market expected to experience growth through 2021 Canadian dentistry news ICD Class of 2017 Inducted. icd-canada.org: Fellow John O’Keefe was awarded the Presidential Citation for his many contributions to the profession. Mr. Claude Paul Boivin was made an Honorary Fellow. Read more New push for campaigns against sugary drinks in BC. news.1130.com: The Surrey Board of Trade ...

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