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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/06/20

Top News Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, passed in Senate Waterline safety focus of FDA webpage Water Fluoridation Confirmed to Prevent Dental Decay in US Children and Adolescents Canadian dentistry news Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, passed in Senate. canada.ca: Today, the Government of Canada welcomed the final vote on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, in the Senate as an important step in the process of legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis in Canada. The Act is currently awaiting Royal Assent. Read more Le projet de loi C-45, la Loi sur le cannabis, est adopté par le Sénat. canada.ca: Le gouvernement ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/06/13

Top News Ontario Dental Association wants Meaningful Action from the New Premier Dentistry student takes top honours in two prestigious awards FDI takes on the challenge of peri-implant diseases through new partnership Canadian dentistry news Ontario Dental Association wants Meaningful Action from the New Premier. oda.ca: The Ontario Dental Association congratulates all new and returning MPPs elected. Now with a new majority government, it’s time to get down to work and get kids from low-income families the care they need. Read more Dr. Jack Gerrow receives honorary doctorate at spring convocation. dal.ca: Former Dalhousie dentistry professor Dr. Jack Gerrow received ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/06/07

Top News Carlton Place Dentist is the New President of the Ontario Dental Association Ottawa should beware the unintended consequences of taxing workplace health plans Baby teeth give clues to autism’s origins, detection Desire for sugar eliminated in mice by rewiring brains How Ransomware and Data Theft will Change the Face of Dentistry Canadian dentistry news Statement by Minister Philpott on Settlement Agreement Reached related to Orthodontic Coverage under the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program. canada.ca: Through the NIHB Program, Indigenous Services Canada provides 100% coverage for orthodontic treatment when determined to be medically necessary. Officials from my Department have reviewed ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/30

Top News Taxing health benefits would ‘dramatically’ raise health-care costs: CLHIA Popular teething products deemed unsafe for babies to be banned in U.S. Remains of Canadian soldier killed in WWI battle in France finally found FDI World Dental Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina – Only two days left for early-bird registration Introducing images of rotten teeth on fizzy drinks could encourage healthier choices Canadian dentistry news Taxing health and dental benefits would hit the middle-class, report shows. globalnews.ca: Taxing employer-provided health and dental benefits shrink the disposable income of middle-income earners across the country by hundreds of dollars every year, ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/23

Top News Highly regarded Volpe Prize goes to a UBC doctoral student again Pénurie de dentistes en Haute-Gaspésie Silver diamine fluoride bill passes through first Senate committee hearing FDA approves new drug for patients with chronic liver disease who have low blood platelets and are undergoing a medical or dental procedure The IADR/AADR publish JDR special issue on head and neck cancer Canadian dentistry news Assiniboian Elected Canadian Dental Association President. discovermoosejaw.com: Mitch Taillon a practicing Dentist in Assiniboia has made his way through the Provincial and National ranks to be the President of the Canadian Dental Association. Read more ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/16

Top News Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping The Conference Board of Canada Launches National Pharmacare Initiative WHO plan to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from global food supply Canadian dentistry news Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping. cbc.ca: … legislation that will formally legalize (and heavily regulate) vaping and give Health Canada the powers it needs to mandate plain packaging for cigarettes. Read more Ontario’s Dental Care: Biting Off Myths. tvo.org: The Agenda welcomes LouAnn Visconti, president of the Ontario Dental Association, to discuss what the professionals who actually deliver the service think about the promises. ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/09

Top News New surgical navigation system may help improve use of life-like facial prosthetics Emergency Department Physicians Lack Confidence in Treating Dental Trauma Primary care of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities New mandatory opioid warning stickers not sufficient to address prescription opioid misuse Why did the maker of OxyContin pay Canadian doctors nearly three-and-a-half times more money per capita than it doled out to U.S. prescribers? Medical-device companies say new safety rules will boost costs, force some companies out of Canada Canadian dentistry news CADR/ACFD National Dental Research Award. cadr-acrd.ca: The Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) along with ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/02

Will Independent Canadian Dental Offices Soon Be A Thing Of The Past? Cochrane’s Future Publishing and Open Access Arrangements American Teledentistry Association (ATDA) Announces Launch Henry Schein President James Breslawski Assumes New Role As Vice Chairman Canadian dentistry news Culturally safe dentistry coming to London. cbc.ca: The Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU) and the Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) have formed a new partnership to provide “culturally safe” dental care. What does that mean? It means trying to break down barriers to dental care that have existed for decades. Read more Schools fret as teens take to vaping, ...

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