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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/02/24

Top 3 Must Read Study shows tooth decay worsened in Calgary children after fluoride removal Periodontitis linked with childhood arthritis Gum disease associated with kidney disease deaths Canadian dentistry news International Dentist Advanced Placement Program White Coat Ceremony 2016 celebrates connections. utoronto.ca: It was a ceremony to honour the ethical practices that every student dentist is prevailed upon to embrace. Yet at this year’s White Coat ceremony for internationally-trained dentists, another celebration emerged: one commemorating school and success, friendship and family. Read more Liberals restoring health-care benefits for refugees. ctvnews.ca: As of April 1, 2016, refugees and asylum claimants will ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/02/17

Top 3 Must Read Ottawa proposes to ban plastic microbeads in facial cleansers, toothpaste Which country has the world’s best healthcare system? New 10-minute test for cancer developed by scientists Canadian dentistry news Ottawa proposes to ban plastic microbeads in facial cleansers, toothpaste. ctvnews.ca: The federal government is drafting regulations to ban the plastic microbeads and is asking for public input. Consumers have until March 10 to make their views known. Read more Catching sticky fingers in the act: “invadopodia” early oral cancer detection research wins Canada Cancer Society Innovation Grant. utoronto.ca: The $200K grant will fund a two-year study ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/02/10

Top 3 Must Read University of Alberta – School of dentistry to celebrate 100 years in 2017 Study identifies possible marker for recurring HPV-linked oropharyngeal cancers Medical mystery: Treatment-resistant mouth sores Canadian dentistry news University of Alberta – School of dentistry to celebrate 100 years in 2017! ualberta.ca: What do you remember? What would you like to share? Read more Syrian refugee dentist and engineer face long road rebuilding in B.C. cbc.ca: Viken and Alin are working to become certified to practise their professions in B.C. It can be a lengthy and expensive process. Read more Meet Peter Nkansah, dentist ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/02/03

Top 5 Must Read Nunavut program offers free dental checkups for kids Blue light shines brightly as a highly useful oral cancer surgery tool February JADA looks at fluoride varnish treatment for carious lesions How dentists can help manage oral effects of cancer therapies Zika-linked condition: WHO declares global emergency Canadian dentistry news Dr. Debora Matthews chosen as new assistant dean, academic. dal.ca: Dr. Matthews will take up a new role as the Faculty of Dentistry’s new assistant dean of academic, at Dalhousie University, on July 1, 2016. Read more Nunavut program offers free dental checkups for kids. cbc.ca: The ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/01/27

Top 3 Must Read Oral cancer forum to focus on prevention Presence of HPV-16 may increase HNSCC risk Zika virus set to spread across Americas, spurring vaccine hunt Canadian dentistry news Thunder Bay dentist urges government to fund dental care properly for low-income Ontarians. oda.on.ca: On behalf of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), Dr. Jerry Smith, stood in front of the Ontario Legislative Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, urging the members to recommend funding increases for publicly funded dental programs in the government’s next provincial budget. Read more Health info lined up for refugees. medicinehatnews.com: Providing refugees with ...

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