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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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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/11/16

Top 3 Must Read Antibiotic Awareness Week: November 14– 20, 2016 20% of Ontario drug-benefit recipients on prescription opioids Call for Abstracts for the 23rd Conference of the Nordic Association for Disability and Oral Health Canadian dentistry news Antibiotic Awareness Week: November 14–20, 2016. news.gc.ca: This year’s theme is “Antibiotics: Handle with Care” – an important message highlighting that antibiotics are a key tool in the fight against bacterial infections but attention should be given to ensure they are used appropriately. Read more U de M institutes new screening tool for medicine and health sciences. montrealgazette.com: From now on, top marks ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/11/09

Top 5 Must Read Hundreds of Winnipeg refugees given free dental care ADA House of Delegates adopt revisions in sedation, anesthesia guidelines In a devastating blow to the beverage industry, 4 cities passed soda taxes University of Minnesota researchers invent ‘perfect’ soap molecule Infrared camera could help dentists discover cavities much earlier Canadian dentistry news Why are 7 million Canadians at greater risk of chronic disease? Pourquoi 7 millions de Canadiens sont-ils plus exposés à une maladie chronique? RSVP by November 17, 2016. mcgill.ca: Join McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier and Dr. Paul Allison, as a panel of experts discusses the growing body ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/11/02

Top 5 Must Read International conference: Light sources in dentistry Soda tax ‘more powerful than anything I’ve ever seen’ Texas city resumes fluoridation after local dentist advocates Have a dental emergency? Your smartphone may soon be able to help you avoid trip to the ER The Future of Oral Heath, a new publication produced by Scientific American Custom Media, in collaboration with Colgate-Palmolive Company Canadian dentistry news Dr. Richard Fedorak appointed Dean of medicine and dentistry, University of Alberta. blog.ualberta.ca: Read more International conference: Light sources in dentistry. dal.ca: A fourth conference on Light Sources in Dentistry will take place ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/10/26

Top 3 Must Read First Visit, First Tooth: An interview with Dr. Ross Anderson Canada kicks off world cavity-free future day marking a national commitment to help fight cavities Canadian Patient Safety Week has arrived – October 24-28, 2016 Canadian dentistry news First Visit, First Tooth. globalnews.ca: Dr. Ross Anderson, Chief of Dentistry at the IWK, talks about oral care for infants and toddlers. Watch short interview Canada kicks off world cavity-free future day marking a national commitment to help fight cavities. newswire.ca: Global campaign stresses importance of brushing twice a day for two minutes and reducing sugar intake. Read ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/10/19

Top 3 Must Read The importance of thinking differently October 17-21 is National Infection Control Week WHO recommends tax of at least 20% on sugary drinks Canadian dentistry news HPV cancer rates rise sharply in Canada. ottawacitizen.com: The Canadian Cancer Society is urging parents to get their children vaccinated against HPV, saying cancers caused by the human papillomavirus are rising sharply in Canada and threaten both men and women. Read more The importance of thinking differently. publications.mcgill.ca: Dr. Jocelyne Feine has always thought differently, fortunately. She has always been curious and without a doubt, passionate about her work and about ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/10/12

Top 5 Must Read Corporate class funds to incur taxable gain – January 1, 2017 WHO urges global action to curtail consumption and health impacts of sugary drinks Antibiotics: The good, the bad, and the ugly Issue-based toolkits A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction Canadian dentistry news Dental implant pioneer recognized with Norton M. Ross Award. ada.org: The award and commemorative plaque will be presented to Dr. Feine during a ceremony at ADA 2016. Read more Ethics 101: Q&A. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Guest speakers from this year’s DDS White Coat ...

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