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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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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/10/14

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 CDA: Dr. Gary MacDonald speaks about the 2014 FDI Annual World Dental Congress. Listen to the audio interview Best Practice Advice About Multidose Vials. RCDSO. Read more…  Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President. The Canadian Dental ...

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Light Curing – Guidelines for Practitioners – A Consensus Statement from the 2014 Symposium on Light Curing in Dentistry

A two-day international symposium on Light Curing in Dentistry was held at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada on May 29th and 30th, 2014. The symposium was attended by over 40 key opinion leaders from academia and industry who worked together to develop following advice to practitioners about light curing.   Consensus Statement printable version Read the jcda.ca feature on the topic When selecting a light curing unit (LCU) Recognize that all lights are not created equal. Use a LCU from a manufacturer who provides contact information, a user manual, and service. Preferably the LCU should have received a favourable report or ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/09/16

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       International dentistry news  Volunteer for the 2014 ADA Mission of Mercy. The ADA will host a free dental clinic in conjunction with the annual meeting to treat local residents without access to care. Read more… September is National Childhood ...

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