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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/21

Top News McGill – Appointment of new Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry Senate deal to vote on pot bill on June 7 means no actual sales before August Health benefits of marijuana go up in smoke in new study Nanotechnology could redefine oral surgery Canadian dentistry news McGill – Appointment of new Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry. mcgill.ca: Professor Elham Emami the Faculty of Dentistry’s next Dean will officially begin her mandate on July 1st, 2018. But she is not a stranger to the Faculty. She has been an Adjunct Professor at McGill since 2011. Read more New ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/15

Top News Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth Kratom is hailed as a natural pain remedy, assailed as an addictive killer. The U.S. wants to treat it like heroin U.S. files complaint against three biggest dental supply firms Dental care in early dementia might prevent problems later Canadian dentistry news New Manitoba senator says federal dental program for First Nations, Inuit communities isn’t working. cbc.ca: ‘Manitoba’s newest senator says dental disease is a real issue on First Nations and a federal program isn’t helping. Sen. Mary Jane McCallum, who was appointed last December, spoke up at her ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/07

Top News Ontario’s dentists urge provincial government to do more for low-income kids Registration begins Feb. 14 for ADA 2018 annual meeting in Hawaii High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows Flu vaccine provided dismal protection against this winter’s virus, early data suggest Canadian dentistry news Ontario’s Dentists Urge Provincial Government to Do More for Low-Income Kids. oda.on.ca: Close to 300,000 children in need of dental care aren’t getting it. The Ontario Dental Association has launched an awareness campaign to help Ontarians understand the dangerous funding gap in public dental care. Read more Ontario dental program helps ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/01/31

Top News Canadian Dental Regulatory Authorities Federation – New Executive Director Pharmacists call on governments to invest in community healthcare FDA explores single-dose packaging to reduce opioids abuse February JADA examines dental role in facial transplants Canadian dentistry news BC’s highest recognition to Dr. Rosamund Harrison, professor emerita. dentistry.ubc.ca: Dr. Rosamund Harrison, professor emerita, was appointed to the Order of British Columbia, the Province’s highest form of recognition. Read more. See also an interview with Dr. Harrison on OasisDiscussions.ca. Dental clinics in HRM schools provide smiles all around. thechronicleherald.ca: Pediatric dentistry clinics in Harbour View Elementary and Nelson Whynder Elementary schools ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/01/24

Top News Broken teeth and bruises: dentists in unique position to spot domestic abuse Superbugs: first independent comparison of pharma companies’ efforts to address drug-resistant infections Dental students trained to recognise signs of abuse Oral health may have an important role in cancer prevention Re-treating patients when an associate leaves Canadian dentistry news Broken teeth and bruises: dentists in unique position to spot domestic abuse. cbc.ca: Dentists are likely to see domestic violence but poorly equipped to deal with it, says advocate. […] Right now, many dental schools do cover the subject of domestic violence in classes, but Canadian Dental ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/01/17

Top News ADA Wellness Survey reveals dentists’ ergonomic issues Time to prepare for World Oral Health Day – Get organized for March 20 Teledentistry Pilot Project Expands to Maui Pfizer Canada Statement: EpiPen® Auto-Injector (0.3 mg) Supply Interruption Canadian dentistry news Time to prepare for World Oral Health Day, download the resources, submit an event. fdiworlddental.org: New World Oral Health Day (WOHD) resources are available online to help people get organized for 20 March. The theme of this year’s campaign ‘Say Ahh: Think Mouth, Think Health’ is introduced in the WOHD toolkit. It includes key messages and ideas to help implement the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/01/11

Top News The Battle of Bill Morneau Doctors are prescribing fewer opioids following measures by state, insurers IDJ supplement on oral health for an ageing population now online Colgate introduces its first app-enabled electric toothbrush with artificial intelligence Philips and American Well form global partnership in telehealth for consumer health and professional healthcare Canadian dentistry news The Battle of Bill Morneau. maclean.ca: Canada’s federal finance minister on his catastrophic autumn, what went wrong and how he’s fighting back. Read more Cost keeps many Nova Scotians from dentist’s chair. thechronicleherald.ca: About one in 10 Nova Scotians don’t get needed dental work ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/12/20

Top News Coalition welcomes Senate recommendations, remains concerned with income sprinkling rules Dental research receives $1.35M grant to study ‘dark matter of biology’ Dentacoin cryptocurrency rockets in value Researchers find possible markers for earlier diagnosis of aggressive tongue cancer Association of Neurocognitive Deficits With Radiotherapy or Chemoradiotherapy for Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Canadian dentistry news Coalition welcomes Senate recommendations, remains concerned with income sprinkling rules. newswire.ca: New draft legislation on income sprinkling still raises concerns, says business coalition opposing tax change. Read more Federal tax reform: what we’re doing to get the government to halt its unfair plan. ...

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