Home » News & Events » News Bites

News Bites

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/12/13

Top News Morneau’s small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling CBC’s The Current: Filling the Gaps Dental Care in Canada — letters, feedback and more (see Part three) Winnipeg dentist turning baby teeth black — to keep kids out of surgery Canadian dentistry news Morneau’s small business tax changes promise simpler rules for income sprinkling. cbc.ca: The federal government has unveiled its new proposal to curb “income sprinkling” by some small business owners to family members, with substantive changes to a much-criticized initial proposal unveiled in the summer. Read more Morneau clarifies small-business tax changes as senators blast ...

Read More »

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/12/06

Top News Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named two new Independent senators to sit in the upper chamber – Dr. Mary Jane McCallum will represent Manitoba Overall health includes oral health: Should dental be part of universal healthcare Oral microbiota indicates link between periodontal disease, esophageal cancer FDA, CMS announce approval of diagnostic test to sequence cancer DNA 3M files patent infringement lawsuit to protect dental restorative technology Canadian dentistry news Making teaching meaningful: Dr. Jack Gerrow. dal.ca: Dr. Jack Gerrow takes a break from assembling IKEA cabinets at home in Ottawa to talk about winning the 2018 Gies Award for Outstanding ...

Read More »

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/29

Top News Filling the Gaps – Dental care in Canada. A special edition of The Current December JADA looks at dental disease in patients with head and neck cancer An evaluation of dental antibiotic prescribing practices in the United States Canadian dentistry news Filling the Gaps – Dental care in Canada. A special edition of The Current, with Anna Maria Tremonti. cbc.ca/radio: From people struggling to pay for dental care, to the debate on whether universal dental care is feasible, to the evolution of our teeth. Listen to the full interview (01:14:27, interview with Dr. Larry Levin and Dr. Paul Allison ...

Read More »

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/22

Top News Wait-list for kids’ dental surgery strikes nerve Medications that cause dry mouth as an adverse effect in older people HPI, Oral Health America: Americans over 50 want dental coverage in Medicare Canadian dentistry news Wait-list for kids’ dental surgery strikes nerve. winnipegfreepress.com: A small cohort of pediatric dentists says not enough has been done over the last decade to curtail the wait-list for children’s dental surgery, and those professionals are tired of waiting for provincial health officials to take action. Read more Health Canada doesn’t know if its dental programs benefiting Indigenous Canadians: report. CBC News: Inuit and ...

Read More »

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/15

Top News Ontario Dental Association special section in The Globe & Mail, in celebration of the ODA’s 150th anniversary World Antibiotic Awareness Week ADA discourages DIY orthodontics through resolution Criteria for high blood pressure revised under new guidelines FDA approves pill with sensor that digitally tracks if patients have ingested their medication Canadian dentistry news Ontario Dental Association special section, in celebration of the ODA’s 150th anniversary. beta.theglobeandmail.com: View the online version CIHR Celebrates Canada 150. cihr-irsc.gc.ca: Access to quality dental care is far from universal. Giving voice to those for whom quality dental care is out of reach and ...

Read More »

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/08

Top News Total health spending in Canada reaches $242 billion Opioid Epidemic Alters Prescriber, Pharmacist Habits Screening tests for oral human papillomavirus infection How caries-causing bacteria can survive in dental plaque Baking soda toothpaste examined in November JADA supplement Canadian dentistry news Grind your teeth at night? What it could mean and how to stop it. globalnews.ca: Dr. Larry Levin was interviewed by Global News online journalist Dani-Elle Dubé about teeth grinding. Read more How bad teeth are at the root of income inequality in Canada. macleans.ca: Anne Kingston: The glaring omission of dental care from Canadian health-care plans is ...

Read More »

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/11/01

Top News Tax change backlash gets changes made, but more are needed: CFIB UMass Amherst Researchers Find Triclosan and Other Chemicals Accumulate in Toothbrushes Prenatal Exposure to Acetaminophen and Risk of ADHD Canadian dentistry news Fluoridation should be city council’s top priority. Calgary Herald. Calgary dentists and orthodontists are distressed by the significant changes they are seeing. Dental cavities did not occur as often or grow with such speed when the water was fluoridated. Now things are much worse. Read more Canada’s aging population is going to put a strain on government coffers. macleans.ca [Opinion]: As a result of dramatic ...

Read More »

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/10/25

Top News Catch up on the latest federal government tax changes Provincial health ministers secure federal support to study universal pharmacare New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited Evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the evaluation of potentially malignant disorders in the oral cavity Nanodiamonds show promise for aiding recovery from root canal Canadian dentistry news Canada’s Indigenous population growing 4 times faster than rest of country. globalnews.ca: A high fertility rate and a growing sense of self are fuelling an explosion in the ranks of Indigenous Peoples, according to fresh census numbers that lay bare the demographic challenges facing ...

Read More »