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

Top 3 Must Read Health benefits tax off the table, for now Op-ed discusses dangers of “secondhand sugars” in children February JADA looks at assessment and treatment for deep carious lesions Canadian dentistry news Health benefits tax off the table, for now. thestar.com: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested the tax would not be part of the upcoming budget. Read more Vacancies in dental field growing in Thunder Bay. tbnewswatch.com: Career fair at Confederation College, inThunder Bay, highlights growing need in the health care field. Read more International dentistry news FDA confirms elevated levels of belladonna in certain homeopathic teething products. ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/01/26

Top 3 Must Read Collaboration to Tackle New Treatments for Periodontal Disease. FDA Now Offers Consumer Page on Opioids. New toolkit lets dentists build on antibiotic prescribing success. Canadian dentistry news New Brunswick Dental Society. nbdental.com: As authorized healthcare professionals, active licensed dentists in New Brunswick may now request access to the EHR. Read more New Brunswick Dental Society. nbdental.com: Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. In Moncton, we can do something about it. Read more The School of Dentistry has deep roots. ualberta.ca: Ualberta dental school The School kicked-off its centennial celebrations, ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/01/19

Top 5 Must Read Northern biobank will fill health knowledge gaps in rural, First Nations communities Is dentistry ready for the future? Fear of fluoride New dental implant with built-in reservoir reduces risk of infections FDA warns on repeated, lengthy use of general anesthesia drugs Canadian dentistry news Is sugar killing us? Author Gary Taubes makes his case. cbc.ca: Science writer Gary Taubes argues sugar is responsible for more premature deaths than cigarettes. Read more Added sugar in the packaged foods and beverages available at a major Canadian retailer in 2015: a descriptive analysis. cmajopen.ca: The results provide an estimation ...

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

Top 5 Must Read Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans Fluoride varnish in primary care project awarded international grant January JADA looks at changes in facial profile resulting from orthodontic treatment Dental implants with antibacterial activity and designed to facilitate integration into the bone Mouthpiece improves movement for patient with Parkinson disease Canadian dentistry news Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans. cda-adc.ca: A coalition of health care service providers warned of the potential negative implications of taxing the premiums paid on employer-provided health and dental benefits. Read more Taxation of Health ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/12/21

Top 5 Must Read Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans ADA releases ‘A mom’s guide to fluoride’ Antiseptic mouthwash against pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae New stem cell delivery approach regenerates dental pulp-like tissue in a rodent model New e-cigarettes alert as experts warn that the exposure to chemicals could trigger severe gum disease and even increase the risk of mouth cancer Canadian dentistry news Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans. cda-adc.ca: A coalition of health care service providers warned of the potential negative implications of taxing the premiums paid ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/12/07

Top 5 Must Read Dentistry’s Celine Levesque named one of 25 Canada Research Chairs at UofT Nestle says will cut sugar in chocolate by 40% Melbourne scientists publish evidence for world-first therapeutic dental vaccine California Dental Association Journal discusses orofacial pain, osteoblastomas Chicago start-up ONVI says it has created the first smart video toothbrush Canadian dentistry news Drilling into dental history at the University of Alberta. metronews.ca: Taylor Lambert is weaving together a history of the University of Alberta’s school of dentistry for its centennial celebrations. Read more Liberals face revolt if health tax used to pay down deficit. news.nationalpost.com: ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/11/30

Canadian dentistry news Shark bags promoting baby oral health. blackburnnews.com: A new dental health initiative aimed at infants and toddlers will see 4,000 baby shark bags given to new moms at Windsor Regional Hospital. Read more Nunavut prepares for ‘long and complicated’ fight against Big Tobacco. cbc.ca: Territory with Canada’s highest smoking rate looks to sue for health-care costs. Read more International dentistry news Antimicrobial resistance: why dentists should care. bdaconnect.bda.org: It matters to dentistry, because if we don’t play our part in reducing people’s demand for antibiotics, especially when they are really not clinically necessary, then all of us ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/11/23

Top 3 Must Read Government of Canada invests in a global approach to combat antimicrobial resistance First-ever study shows e-cigarettes cause damage to gum tissue Spotlight on non-nutritive sucking behavior and malocclusions in December JADA   Canadian dentistry news Opinion: Canada’s private dental care system fails the most vulnerable. montrealgazette.com: Approximately 25 per cent of Canadians have difficulty accessing dental care, due to cost, lack of dental insurance or transport. Read more Government of Canada invests in a global approach to combat antimicrobial resistance. news.gc.ca: Reinforcing its commitment to collective actions to address this growing problem. Read more Government of Canada ...

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