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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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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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Welcome to the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Omid Kiarash welcomes CAP members to the May 26-27, 2017 Annual General Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario. He was my guest and spoke about the scientific and the social programs featured in this year’s meeting. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Visit the Canadian Academy of Periodonotology’s website Visit the CAP AGM website Click here to view the CAP AGM program (PDF) Click here to register to attend the meeting    

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Dr. Doug Mackey on NDEB Search for New Executive Director and Registrar

Dr. Doug Mackey, new President of the National Examining Dental Board, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the search that is underway to find a new Executive Director and Registrar, following Dr. Jack Gerrow’s retirement announcement. Visit the NDEB Website View the Executive Director and Registrar’s job description      

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Ms. Gerry Cool, the New CDHA President

Early November 2016, the CDHA announced the installation of its new President, Ms. Gerry Cool, at its annual general meeting in Edmonton.  Ms. Gerry Cool brings 42 years of experience to the position of CDHA President. Following her graduation from the University of Alberta in 1974, Gerry worked as a dental hygienist for 10 years in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, before returning home to the family farm in Carseland, Alberta, in 1983. Since then, she has worked in private dental practises, full and part time, and has been actively involved in the College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta and CDHA ...

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CDAA Golf Tournament to Benefit Research

Stephanie Kavanagh, Executive Director of the Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association, spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier about a new addition to their annual general meeting; a golf tournament to fund CDAA research. Golf Letter of Interest  Sponsorship Packages 2017 CDAA invites you to participate in their survey and let them know if you would like to participate in this exciting event so they can send you additional details! Complete the survey! Deadline is Feb 6, 2017      

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Dr. Alain Moreau New Director of the Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR)

Dr. Alain Moreau has been appointed Director of the Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) for a three-year term commencing effective October 1st, 2016. Dr. Moreau will play a pivotal leadership role in ensuring the sustainability of the Network, and its’ continued work to increase capacity in and ongoing support for oral health research in Canada. Geneviève Gagnon, Writer/Editor in the Knowledge Networks department at CDA, interviewed Dr. Moreau about his new role and his vision for NCOHR over the next three years. NCOHR Press Release      

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