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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/25

Top 5 Must Read New CADTH recommendations help make sense of sleep apnea treatment options Biting research – Teeth provide clues into vitamin D’s roots U of T inventor-entrepreneur honoured with Governor General’s Innovation Award Canadian dentistry news U of T inventor-entrepreneur honoured with Governor General’s Innovation Award. ibbme.utoronto.ca: Professor Paul Santerre honoured with the 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Award. Read more New CADTH recommendations help make sense of sleep apnea treatment options. cadth.ca: On May 26, 2017 CADTH will host a special event to share evidence and discuss the OSA recommendations. The session will also be livestreamed online. Read ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/17

Top 3 Must Read CADTH Special Event –Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Recommendations and Real-World Application ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting registration now open Patterns of analgesic use to relieve tooth pain among residents in British Columbia Canadian dentistry news CADTH Special Event – May 26 from 1:00-2:30 pm EDT: Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Recommendations and Real-World Application. cadth.ca: Join CADTH, in person or online, as they review what the evidence and recommendations say about Interventions for obstructive sleep apnea. Read more and register Doctors on front line of opioid crisis. cbc.ca: After more than a decade of ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/10

Top 5 Must Read 2016 census: Canada’s seniors outnumber its children for first time in history NSDA: Your Dentists Your Communities ODA celebrates 150 years! Vast majority of oral surgery patients would choose non-opioid medication, if given the option Oral and oropharyngeal cancer – Key points Canadian dentistry news 2016 census: Canada’s seniors outnumber its children for first time in history. theglobeandmail.com: The accelerating pace of aging in the population carries profound implications for everything from government budgets to pensions, health care, the labour market, consumer trends and social services. Read more University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry strategic focus ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/03

Top 5 Must Read Ontario Legislative Assembly proclaimed April 26, 2017 “Ontario Dentist Day” Prevention the key to improving Nunavut oral health says chief dentist FDA restricts use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children March for Science draws big crowds ADA puts genetic testing and oral health in context for dentists Canadian dentistry news Ontario Legislative Assembly proclaimed April 26, 2017 “Ontario Dentist Day”. youroralhealth.ca: All-party collaboration recognizes the great work dentists do in Ontario. Read more Accepting government-sponsored dental plans. rcdso.org: The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario reminds dentists that if they elect to participate in provincial government-sponsored ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/04/20

Top 5 Must Read Appointment of new Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia Berkeley residents buying fewer sugary drinks and more water thanks to soda tax Does social media influence millennials’ healthcare decisions What do we know about antibiotic prescribing habits among dentists? ADA Professional Product Review offers a guide to CAD/CAM ceramics Canadian dentistry news Fun and games help dental students connect with special-needs community. umanitoba.ca: The event aims to help dentistry and dental hygiene students build their comfort and confidence to work effectively with all kinds of clients. At the same time, it increases ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/04/12

Top 3 Must Read Message from the Minister of Health: National Oral Health Month How big is your sweet tooth? Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition eyes low-income dental program Canadian dentistry news Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition eyes low-income dental program. yukon-news-com: The Coalition has been granted $11,750 by the Yukon Community Development Fund to develop a framework for a low-income dentistry program in Whitehorse. Read more How big is your sweet tooth? nbdental.com: The New Brunswick Dental Society conducted a contest in New Brunswick high schools this winter to create awareness in the over consumption of sugar among our young people. View the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/04/05

Top 3 Must Read Pfizer Canada recalls two lots of EpiPen April is National Oral Health Month May 25-26, 2017 Craniofacial biology research symposium Canadian dentistry news Pfizer Canada recalls two lots of EpiPen / EpiPen Jr auto-injectors (0.3 mg and 0.15 mg epinephrine). healthycanadians.gc.ca: The recalled devices may contain a defective part that may result in the auto-injector failing to activate or requiring increased force to activate. Read more Call for Expressions of Interest, CADR/NCOHR Trainee Working Group Members. CADR/NCOHR: The Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals interested in joining the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/03/29

Top 3 Must Read Federal 2017 budget changes to impact dental professionals OSAP launches first dental infection control journal Addressing antibiotic resistance in dentistry: “What can WE do?” Canadian dentistry news Federal 2017 budget changes to impact dental professionals. cdspi.com: CDSPI highlight some of the notable changes below that will affect Canadian Dentists. Read more New and improved training tool aims to reduce radiation from dental x-rays. ualberta.ca: University of Alberta researcher writes iBook to help improve picture-taking technique and cut risk of repeat exposures for patients. Read more Indo-Canadian Dental Association recognizes Dr. Charles Shuler. dentistry.ubc.ca: The Indo-Canadian Dental ...

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