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Volunteering Dentistry: The Semiahmoo Dental Outreach to Peru

The Semiahmoo Dental Outreach mission to Peru recently provided care at two sites. Funding in part was provided by the International College of Dentists (Canadian Section) through the W.J. Spence- ICD Memorial Foundation. Semiahmoo Dental Outreach Clinic Iquitos, Peru, 2015 In early June, 2015, the Semiahmoo Dental Outreach (SDO) team ventured to Iquitos, Peru for the first time. With a population of 500,000, Iquitos is the largest city in the world without road access. At the upper end of the navigable Amazon River, it is only about 300 feet above sea level, with a deep water port 3600 kilometres from ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Paul Santerre on the NCOHR Technology, Translation and Commercialization Workshop

The funding of research in Canadian universities is undergoing profound change with major consequences for young faculty members and trainees in dental schools, according to Dr. Paul Santerre, a professor at the University of Toronto. He and a number of colleagues are working to help these young scholars navigate the waters that lie ahead by organizing a two-day workshop in Toronto on July 30 & 31, titled “Technology Transfer and Commercialization.” Increasingly, research funding is tied to the likelihood that an idea can be turned into a practical application that can benefit society in tangible ways. The researchers of today ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Jack Cottrell on FDI activities

Dr. Jack Cottrell, member of FDI Council, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about recent FDI activities. Click here to visit FDI Website Click here for the 2015 FDI Annual World Dental Congress             Watch the video interview  

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Oasis Moment: Mr. Lyle Best on promoting the success of dentists in Canada

Mr. Lyle Best, Chairman of CDSPI Board of Directors, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest initiatives at CDSPI as well as their Member Assistance Program (MAP). Watch the full version of the video interview             Watch a shorter version of the video interview Resources CDSPI website CDSPI Member Assistance Program (MAP) CDSPI Insurance Program CDSPI Investment Program

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Mr. Lyle Best on promoting the success of dentists in Canada

Mr. Lyle Best, Chairman of CDSPI Board of Directors, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest initiatives at CDSPI as well as their Member Assistance Program (MAP). Watch a shorter version of the video interview             Watch the shorter version of the video interview Resources CDSPI website CDSPI Member Assistance Program (MAP) CDSPI Insurance Program CDSPI Investment Program

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Rob Bouclin speaks about the Canadian Academy of Periodontology 2015 AGM in St. John’s, NL

Dr. Rob Bouclin, President of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Academy’s 2015 Annual General Meeting to be held in August in St John’s, NL, in conjunction with the CDA/NLDA convention. Click here for information about Dr. George Merijohn, DDS Click here for information about Dr. James Rutkowski Click here for the CDA/NLDA Convention program       Watch the video interview     Dr. Robert Bouclin holds a Bachelor degree in Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa and completed his dentistry training at l’Université Laval in Quebec City.  During his studies he took a ...

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CDA Oasis Conversation: Dr. Richard Groves speaks about the Royal Canadian Dental Corps Association (RCDCA)

Dr. Richard Groves, President of the Royal Canadian Dental Corps Association (RCDCA), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Association; its history and mission. Click here to visit the RCDCA website Click here to learn about RCDCA membership and membership benefits The Royal Canadian Dental Corps Association is the only group that unites the two communities of current and past members of the Dental Corps, including civilian and military, dentist and auxiliary. By sharing information and organizing social activities, we foster esprit de corps for both groups, and preserve the history and heritage of Canadian military dentistry. The RCDCA is a ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Hugh Lamont, celebrating RCDC’s latest initiatives and 50th anniversary

Dr. Hugh Lamont, President of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the history of RCDC and how they are celebrating the College’s 50th anniversary.                 Watch the video interview  

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