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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/05/04

Top 3 Must Read Dental program expanded for children from low income families Caries Prevention Partnership webinar to take place on 15 June Nearly a third of Americans never floss their teeth, according to a recent survey Canadian dentistry news Ottawa urged to reconsider tamper-resistant oxycodone. theglobeandmail.com: A coalition of chronic pain and addiction specialists sent a letter to Dr. Philpott this week asking her to change her mind and move forward with tamper-resistant regulations for oxycodone. Read more Dental program expanded for children from low income families. cbc.ca: Dr. Roch St Aubin says the expanded dental health care program ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/04/27

Top 3 Must Read IADR/AADR publish Advances issue on dental carious lesion management and recommendations on less invasive approaches World’s fittest 96-year-old, a retired dentist, shares diet and exercise tips Canada’s Volunteer Awards (CVA) – Nominate a volunteer Canadian dentistry news Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari wins the Dr. Howard S. Katz Award for Excellence in Teaching. publications.mcgill.ca: The award recognizes involvement with course development or improvement, ability to act as a role model for personal and professional development of students, and ability to engage and motivate students. Read more Free dental care ends in Calgary as donations drop. cbc.ca: Program suspended ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/04/20

Top 3 Must Read Health Canada to explore national plan to deal with opioid abuse Infection control conference leads the way Pancreatic cancer risk tied to specific mouth bacteria Canadian dentistry news Dean Daniel Haas receives CDA’s 2016 Honorary Membership. dentistry.utoronto.ca: The honour was given out at a special CDA Annual General Meeting luncheon in Ottawa. Dr. Susan Sutherland, Chief Dentist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry, was also recognized at the reception with the CDA’s Distinguished Service Award. Read more U of T researchers awarded $5.2 million in funding for cutting-edge research. dentistry.utoronto.ca: A dentist, ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/04/14

Top 3 Must Read Nova Scotia Dental Association calling for tougher sugar rules Do you have what it takes to speak at ADA 2016? The ‘biological origami’ of tooth development revealed Canadian dentistry news Ministerial Statement – Oral Health Month – April 2016. news.gc.ca: A message from The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, on April is Oral Health Month. Read more Test for oral cancer aims to prevent aggressive surgery. newswire.ca: Canadian Cancer Society study chosen as this year’s Great Canadian Innovation Grant. Read more University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry new academic leadership named. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Commencing two-year terms ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/04/06

Top 5 Must Read April is National Oral Health Month Privacy is not a barrier Live webinar – HPV infection, risk factors, and HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer Journal of Prosthodontics presents 5 free articles Australian-first 3D tissue printing could revolutionise dentistry Canadian dentistry news April is National Oral Health Month. cda-adc.ca: Read more National Dental Hygienists Week™ 2016 #NDHW16 takes place April 9-15. cdha.ca: The week’s theme is “Oral Health for Total Health”. Read more UBC study finds low-income groups need better dental care. news.ubc.ca: Dental care should be part of basic health care for all Canadians, particularly for the lowest-income ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/03/30

Top 5 Must Read Federal 2016 budget changes to impact dental professionals IADR/AADR publish inaugural issue of JDR Clinical & Translational Research Tooth loss increases the risk of diminished cognitive function – A systematic review and meta-analysis Summary of Infection Prevention Practices in Dental Settings: Basic Expectations for Safe Care Canadian dentistry news Dental panel at 2016 CADTH Symposium. cadth.ca: “Putting Teeth into Health Technology Assessment”. Registration for the symposium closes April 1. Read more Federal 2016 budget changes to impact dental professionals. cdspi.com: Highlights of some of the notable changes that will affect Canadian dentists. Read more UBC – New ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/03/23

Top 3 Must Read FDA proposes ban on most powdered medical gloves First American woman dentist Feline stem cell trial holds hope for treating people with oral disease Canadian dentistry news Dr. Mary McNally, ADEA Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Enid A. Neidle Scholar-in-Residence Program for Women. adea.org: Read more Cardiac art competition 2016 winners announced. ubc.ca: This year the renewed Dentistry curriculum, dental students in the cardiovascular block founded their own cardiac art competition, “Artodontia”. Students love the juried competition because it engages their creative side. Read more Student and new dentist forum. Get your questions answered at Are ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/03/16

Top 5 Must Read The sour truth behind sugar sweetened beverages Infection control leadership awards nominations now open Opioid prescribing after surgical extraction of teeth in Medicaid patients, 2000-2010 CDC releases guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain Fighting cavities could one day be as easy as taking a pill, research shows Canadian dentistry news The sour truth behind sugar sweetened beverages – Nova Scotia 2016 Oral Health Report. nddental.org: Read more Syrian refugees are in bad need of dental treatment. cbc.ca: Volunteers hope dentists make room for some quick appointments. Read more Al Hildebrandt joins board of Operation Smile ...

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