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Dr Philippe Gauthier et le premier programme francophone d’endodontie en Amérique du nord offert par la Faculté de médecine dentaire de l’Université Laval

Ms. Genevieve Gagnon, Rédactrice-réviseure à l’Association dentaire canadienne, s’est entretenue avec le Dr Philippe Gauthier, endodontiste et professeur à la Faculté de médecine dentaire de l’Université Laval, au sujet de l’inauguration du premier programme francophone d’études supérieures en endodontie en Amérique du Nord offert par la Faculté de médecine dentaire à l’Université Laval.  Plus d’infos sur le programme d’endodontie, suivez ce lien.         Voir l’entrevue vidéo    

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CDA Oasis Conversation: Dr. David Kenny, writing the history of dentistry at Western U

Dr. David Kenny, Pediatric dentist and graduate of the Schulich School of Dentistry and Medicine at Western University, spoke with Ms. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager, about the book he is about to write on the history of dentistry at Western University. Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Website Dr. David Kenny: Bringing the history of dentistry to life More information on the Dentistry 50th Anniversary Gala    If you would like to contribute, please contact Dr. Kenny and Ms. Anne Daniel. Click to enlarge   Watch the video interview   Dr. Kenny is a cum laude dental graduate of The ...

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“Evidence-Based Dentistry” supports smarter clinical translation

Watch Dr. Gordon Guyatt’s April 21 lecture, “Why Bother With Evidence-Based Dentistry?” at the Faculty of Dentistry. Watch Dr. Guyatt’s April 21 lecture, “Evidence-based Medicine: Past, Present, and Future.”    “Before evidence-based medicine, something was going very wrong,” said Dr. Gordon Guyatt during his aptly titled Dean’s Lecture on April 21, “Evidence-Based Medicine: Past, Present and Future” Prior to the 1990s, new medicines and protocols were routinely put in place, claimed Guyatt. But in some cases those protocols – relying on the strength of a few and potentially biased reviewers – were costing lives. All that changed when, according to ...

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CDA Conversations: Using Social Media to Promote Dentistry at UWO

On April 13, 2015, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry held a live twitter session to answer questions about Interview Weekend and the School’s student experience. Ms. Jennifer Parraga, Director of Communications at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the reason behind such activity as well as its importance and the importance of using social media to promote the various university programs.  More information Review the twitter feed captured on Oasis Discussions     Listen to the audio interview  

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Canadians have an important voice to add to the conversation

Message from Dr. Dan Haas, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and President, Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry The annual meeting of the American Dental Education Association – held this year in Boston between March 7th and 10th – provides dental educators across Canada and the U.S. an essential glimpse into the state of dental education. This meeting fosters dialogue among academics on the challenges and issues we face in dental education and creates a collective forum from which we can advance our common goals of improving teaching and learning. One of the strengths of ADEA is its pursuit of ...

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Video Interview: University of Manitoba Wins World’s Top Dental Education Award

The University of Manitoba was recently named the winner of the 2015 William J. Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation – Academic Dental Institution by the ADEA Gies Foundation (an arm of the American Dental Education Association; ADEA). Dr. Tony Iacopino and Ms. Casey Hein were interviewed by Dr. John O’Keefe, Director of Knowledge Networks at the Canadian Dental Association about the award.  Individuals and organizations from around the world compete for the annual Gies Awards, which honour those who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to dental education, research and leadership. Winners are selected by the ADEAGies Foundation Board of Trustees. University of ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/11/04

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you (jokeefe@cda-adc.ca) or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 5000). Best wishes, John Top Five Must Reads Sorafenid and osteonecrosis of the jaw, Canadian Adverse Reaction newsletter. In order to improve the understanding of the potential risk of ONJ in patients taking sorafenib, health care professionals are encouraged to report this adverse reaction to Health ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/10/28

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you (jokeefe@cda-adc.ca) or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 2297). Best wishes, John  Canadian dentistry news Important Information about Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) by RCDSO. The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has been working with Public Health Ontario and other partners to monitor for and provide timely guidance regarding the recent circulation of EV-D68 ...

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