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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/16

Top News Doctors and other professionals push back against proposed tax reforms aimed at high earners Cases of HPV-related oral cancers have risen significantly in Canada Medical board orders Georgia doctors to get training on opioids Session during World Dental Congress draws attention to ‘No health without oral health’ Canadian dentistry news Cases of HPV-related oral cancers have risen significantly in Canada. cbc.ca: In a cross-Canada study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers found the incidence of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers increased by about 50% between 2000 and 2012. The proportion of oral cancers caused by HPV has risen ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/02

Top News Ottawa’s new tax measures unfairly target many doctors JADA: Caries experience in permanent teeth in older kids unchanged in last decade A march toward scientific literacy Medical cannabis FAQ Children who have sealants applied to their back teeth are less likely to have tooth decay Canadian dentistry news Ottawa’s new tax measures unfairly target many doctors. theglobeandmail.com: In the March, 2017, federal budget, Finance Minister Bill Morneau vowed to close loopholes that were allowing the wealthy to avoid paying their fair share of taxes. Now, the government has unveiled measures that target private corporations, a category that includes ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/26

Top News Periodontitis bacterium may hold the cure for leukemia It’s time to break down the wall between dentistry and medicine Middlesex-London Health Unit to shutter dental clinic Canadian dentistry news Dentists in the crosshair of new Liberal tax announcements. oralhealthgroup.com: The federal government has sent another warning shot to dentists and other professionals who have been using private corporations (PC) such as professional corporations/hygiene service corporation/technical service corporations and holding corporations as a tax savings vehicle. Read more Dental care is a right – not a luxury. theglobeandmail.com: Opinion piece by Abdullah Shihipar. Read more Middlesex-London Health Unit to ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/19

Top 3 Must Read The association between diabetes mellitus, sugar-sweetened beverages, and tooth loss: evidence from 18 states Years after Calgary dumped fluoride, schools and dentists ramp up efforts to battle cavities Digital evaluation of nasal changes induced by rapid maxillary expansion with different anchorage and appliance design Canadian dentistry news Dependent seniors need better oral care. winnipegfreepress.com: The mouth is the entry point to a healthy body, yet as a focus of general and personal health, the mouth remains separate from the body in our publicly funded health-care system. This is a double-edged problem for the increasing numbers of Canadians ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/12

Top 5 Must Read Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada What Dentists Earn: 2017 edition Breaking the opioid habit in dentists’ offices 9 questions to ask your dentist before your kids go under sedation Public, patients agree – OMFS most qualified for dental implant procedures Canadian dentistry news Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada. gg.ca and umontreal: Dr. Kandelman has been awarded the Order of Canada for his research and contributions to advancing knowledge in the field of dentistry. Read more, lire plus Dental facility in the works for Dawson, says retired ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/05

Top 5 Must Read Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market Women in dentistry an expanding focus of ADA 2017 Opinion: As a dentist, I hate sugar. But I don’t want kids scared off it with horror packaging Safety and efficacy of 3 pediatric midazolam moderate sedation regimens Prolonged breastfeeding linked to dental cavities in children Canadian dentistry news Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market. healthycanadians.gc.ca: Health Canada is advising health care professionals and Canadians that the Canadian authorized version of NARCAN will transition onto the market by July 5, 2017. Read more Montreal dentist ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/21

Top 3 Must Read Blocking yeast-bacteria interaction may prevent severe biofilms that cause childhood tooth decay Airborne bacteria remain live for 45 minutes FDA approves new, cheaper rival to EpiPen allergy shot Canadian dentistry news Dr. Gerry Uswak – A candid conversation with the departing dean. dentistry.usask.ca: Dr. Uswak on 10 years as Dean, and what lies ahead. Read more Higher minimum wage leads to better public health in Peterborough. thepeterboroughexaminer.com: Opinion: “…raising the minimum wage so that it is closer to a “living” wage is probably one of the more powerful ways to improve the health and wellbeing” says ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/14

Top 3 Must Read WHO ranks antibiotics in a bid to counter drug resistance Use of prefabricated blood vessels may revolutionize root canals At least 2,458 Canadians died from opioid-related overdoses in 2016 Canadian dentistry news DIAC Twenty-First Annual Future of Dentistry Survey results. diac.ca: Canadian dentists turn to financial practice management CE, patient financing and promotion on social media as dental practice consolidation continues. Read more Smile For A Lifetime Canada Announces New National President. smileforalifetime: Dr. Allan Davis, an orthodontist from Toronto, is named president. Read more Health experts advocate for tax on sugary drinks. cbc.ca: A 20 ...

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