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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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FDI makes five statements at the 68th World Health Assembly

FDI made five statements at the 68th World Health Assembly: three of them were on its own behalf and two on behalf of the World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA). The WHA took place in Geneva from 18 to 26 May. FDI statements FDI pointed out that global and national surveillance of oral diseases (the most prevalent NCDs in the world) should be an integral part of routine epidemiological surveillance. “Monitoring risk factors and oral health needs is fundamental to developing appropriate oral health interventions and programmes and to evaluating their effectiveness,” said FDI.  FDI stressed that oral health is an integral ...

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International College of Dentists (Ontario) holds Fellowship Luncheon

During the ODA’s Annual Spring Meeting, Fellows of the ICD Canadian Section, District 5 (Ontario) met for a Fellowship Luncheon at Aria Ristorante. The meeting was arranged by Regent Drew Smith and special guests were Master Fellow and Honorary Registrar Fil Cappa, Past International President and Master Fellow Garry Lunn and Master Fellow Mike Suzuki.  The International College of Dentists is a leading honorary dental organization dedicated to the recognition of outstanding professional achievement and meritorious service and the continued progress of the profession of dentistry for the benefit of all humankind.  The College began in 1927 and now numbers ...

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. David Baird speaks about access to care initiatives in BC

Dr. David Baird, President of the British Columbia Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Association’s latest initiatives in the area of access to care.             Watch the video interview Resources British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) BC Reduced Cost Clinics

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Updates from the Provincial Dental Regulatory Authorities: Dr. Barry Dolman speaks about the public oral health education campaign in Québec

Dr. Barry Dolman, President of the Ordre des Dentistes in Québec, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Ordre’s public oral health education campaign and new website to promote oral health in Québec.       Watch the video interview Resources L’Ordres des Dentistes du Québec (Follow on Twitter) Ma bouche en santé (FR) Ma bouche en santé (EN) Facebook Page for Ma bouche en santé

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Henry Schein and ICD make “camp” in Kenya

This is a summary of the article which appeared in the ICD annual journal the Globe (2015) Through the efforts of the medical, dental and public health communities in Kenya, an efficient network has been established to insure that residents in under-served areas have access to care and treatment through Outreach Camps. Through the support of generous donors like ICD, 25 volunteers carried 30 crates filled with medicine and medical and dental supplies for two such camps this summer. While the setting was different than dental care in the U.S, plastic lawn chairs in the local church sanctuary were a ...

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The ICD International Council Report for 2014

This report was submitted by Dr. Jack McLister and Dr. Donna Brode The ICD meeting was held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Sydney Australia. Dr. Jack McLister and Dr. Donna Brode were present as the councilors from Canada. President Joseph Kenneally welcomed all and presided over the meeting giving best wishes from President Woong Yang who could not attend for health reasons. Highlights of the meeting In an effort to contain costs, the next Council Meeting in 2015 will be an all-digital meeting, meaning all reports and the Council Book will be available digitally via Drop Box. This will save over ...

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What’s new in the Canada section of the International College of Dentists?

The President’s greeting – Summary Dr. Randall Croutze On March 6-7, British Columbia, hosted the 65th Annual Meeting of the ICD Canadian Section in conjunction with the British Columbia Dental Association’s Pacific Dental Conference. The past International President Garry Lunn represented International President Woong Yang. As well, Master Fellow Mike Suzuki was in attendance, along with Canada’s International Councilors Donna Brode and Jack McLister. At the New Fellows’ Orientation Session, International Councilor Donna Brode brought greetings from International President Woong Yang, and Fellow Garry Lunn provided the new Fellows with an engaging exposure to both the history and the organization ...

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