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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/04/18

Top News White Paper on Prevention and Management of Periodontal Diseases for Oral Health and General Health Study: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen more effective than opioids in treating dental pain Opioids after surgery can, paradoxically, prolong pain Toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavor Straumann Group invests in Dental Monitoring, a pioneer in remote monitoring enabled by artificial intelligence Canadian dentistry news Video offers parents tips on young children’s oral health. winnipegfreepress.com: So where can parents turn to learn more about early childhood dental issues? […] Parents in rural communities can contact the Manitoba Dental Association to find offices willing to see ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/04/11

Top News FDI’s World Dental Development Fund to finance initiatives to improve oral health Dental therapists: How dental hygienists can improve dental care access in Pacific Northwest Dentists’ practice ownership decreasing Open access to select articles in prosthodontic journal Canadian dentistry news Milton pediatric dentist creating change for patients with special needs. globalnews.ca: Dr. Alison Sigal and her dad, who is also a pediatric dentist, opened the doors to Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry in Milton in October. The unique space is for children and teenagers and also offers sensory-based care for patients with special needs of all ages. Read more Announcement: ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/04/04

Top News April is National Oral Health Month Ontario’s Dentists Will Continue to Push for Dental Care for Low-Income Kids Experts Warn of Emerging ‘Stimulant Epidemic’ Nova Scotia boosts use of telehealth, EMRs Canadian dentistry news April is National Oral Health Month. cda-adc.ca: Oral health activities and resources. Read more National Oral Health Month – April 2018. canada.ca: April is Oral Health Month, a chance for all Canadians to take extra care of our oral health and recognize its often understated impact on our overall well-being. As well, April 7 to 13 is National Dental Hygienists Week, a time to ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/28

Top News American Dental Association Announces New Policy to Combat Opioid Epidemic NDP MPP Teresa Armstrong spoke about one of her constituents struggling with access to dental care during question period (Watch starting at 55:20) Vanthof Takes Liberals to Task Over Dental Care Canadian dentistry news Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami will have say in how some federal money for Inuit is spent. cbc.ca/news: With the federal government promising hundreds of millions of dollars for Inuit priorities, the head of the national organization, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, says it’s time for Inuit aspirations for self-determination to mature into adulthood. Read more NDP MPP ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/21

Top News B.C. to increase dental surgeries in bid to improve access to vulnerable patients Andrea Horwath unveils $1.2B public dental plan New grant program spurs international volunteerism Opioid prescriptions in England nearly doubled in 10 years – report Report on opioid prescribing by Ontario dentists Canadian dentistry news Ontario Liberals to expand OHIP+ program to seniors. benefitscanada.com: The question of dental coverage is the subject of Benefits Canada’s weekly online poll. Should dental services be part of public health-care coverage? Read more B.C. to increase dental surgeries in bid to improve access to vulnerable patients. theglobeandmail.com: The B.C. government ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/14

Top News As overdose deaths rise, dentists learn to watch for signs of drug use Dentists can identify eating disorders Updated version of ADA’s premier resource on fluoridation available The Forsyth Institute expands key human microbiome database University of Regina researchers developing automated pain detection system Canadian dentistry news As overdose deaths rise, dentists learn to watch for signs of drug use. cbc.ca: Drug overdoses was one of the hot topics at dental conference in Vancouver last week, where hundreds of dentists learned about the potentially lethal combination of prescribed and illicit drugs. Read more Le fentanyl s’invite chez le ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/08

Canadian dentistry news Dental Assistants Recognition Week 2018. cdaa.ca: Don’t forget to recognize Registered Dental Assistants during the first week of March, the 4th to 10th! Read more Dental care access for Extendicare seniors. timminspress.com: A collaboration has ensured long-term care residents at Extendicare Timmins don’t have to make a challenging trip outside their home to access dental care. Read more Formation en santé : le N.-B. à la remorque des autres provinces. acadienouvelle.com: Les francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick sont dépendants des universités des autres provinces pour recevoir un diplôme dans plusieurs secteurs de la santé et rien ne les oblige ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/28

Top News Federal budget’s simpler plan to tax passive income likely to calm small business outcry Concerns over health effects of vaping – and rising use among teens March JADA looks at severity of periodontal disease in meth users Canadian dentistry news Everything you need to know about federal budget 2018. nationalpost.com: The Post’s team of experts, including Andrew Coyne and John Ivison, on everything you need to know about the budget — from politics to your pocket book. Read more Federal budget’s simpler plan to tax passive income likely to calm small business outcry. nationalpost.com: The small business tax ...

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