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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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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/03/09

Top 3 Must Read University of Toronto dentistry alumnae restore smiles for domestic abuse survivors Oral cancer toolkit proves popular with dentists Antidepressants linked to tooth implant failure, new study finds Canadian dentistry news Ottawa dentists shocked by condition of refugees’ teeth. cbc.ca: For many Syrian refugees, free clinic is their first time in a dentist’s chair. Read more Dental Officers talk shop about a career in Army greens and white lab coats. forces.gc.ca: Insight from Dental Officer Major Luc Langevin, Dental Detachment Commander of 1 Dental Unit at Canadian Forces Base Kingston in Ontario. Read more University of Toronto ...

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

Top 3 Must Read Researchers find association between oral bacteria and esophageal cancer Ottawa Public Health says it’s important for babies to visit the dentist before their first birthday Society of Teachers of Family Medicine app helps physicians with oral health diagnosis, treatment Canadian dentistry news Ottawa Public Health says it’s important for babies to visit the dentist before their first birthday. ctvnews.ca: Watch short video How low-income people suffer without dental care. cbc.ca: Dental health a missing part of Canadian healthcare, say advocates. Read more Restrict chewing tobacco use at Toronto sporting events, councillor urges. cbc.ca: If a Toronto ...

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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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