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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/10/05

Top 5 Must Read New Senate bill takes aim at junk food ads directed at kids FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels California Dental Association Journal puts sugar in the spotlight Promising biomaterial to build better bones with 3-D printing MouthHealthy Halloween headquarters Canadian dentistry news Neutrophil “subtype” research wins big at American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Siavash Hassanpour, a third year periodontology resident, was awarded first prize in the “basic science” category at the San Diego research forum, and also shares first prize in the “clinical impact” category honouring the project “most ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/28

Top 3 Must Read UofT Dentistry partners with Sinai Health Systems to launch Centre for Advanced Dental Research and Care ‘Bionic’ opioid 100 times stronger than fentanyl may already be on Canadian streets The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Announces Canadian as New President-Elect Canadian dentistry news UofT Dentistry partners with Sinai Health Systems to launch Centre for Advanced Dental Research and Care. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Drawing together clinical specialists and researchers towards the development of new diagnostics, therapeutics and standards of care, the aim of the Centre is to advance Canada as a world leader in oral health care. Read more ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/21

Top 3 Must Read Orthodontics a huge challenge for Northern residents 8 new FDI Policy Statements adopted/revised in 2016 Sugar papers reveal industry role in shifting national heart disease focus to saturated fat Canadian dentistry news Orthodontics a huge challenge for Northern residents. macleans.ca: An acute lack of dental care in the North means 465 flights a year to get braces fitted and tightened. Read more Meet Dr. Nathalie Morin, New Clinic Director at McGill University’s faculty of dentistry. publications.mcgill.ca: Read more Drug recall – Marcaine 0.50% (2016-09-09). healthycanaqdians.gc.ca: Affected Product Marcaine 0.50% Defect possible that could compromise the sealing ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/14

Top 5 Must Read Dr. James Taylor appointed Chief Dental Officer Docs making move to fight opioid crisis FDI unveils its ‘Live Mouth Smart’ 2017 World Oral Health Day campaign FDI presents first Smile Awards, launches White Paper on caries management Tooth decay – drilling down to the nanoscale Canadian dentistry news Dr. James Taylor appointed Chief Dental Officer. cdha: Dr. Taylor has been appointed Chief Dental Officer (CDO), Public Health Agency of ‎Canada, effective September 19, 2016. Read more Henry Schein and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity welcome Winnipeg Chapter into free oral health program for Holocaust survivors. dental-tribune.com: Henry Schein ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/07

Top 3 Must Read FDI unveils new universally applicable definition of ‘oral health’ New White Paper introduces comprehensive approach to managing tooth decay Poor oral health associated with OPSCC regardless of HPV status Canadian dentistry news Cuts will cause real pain and suffering. thetelegram.com: Coverage for clients of the N.L. Provincial Drug Program (NLPDP) under the Access and 65+ plans is terminated. Read more Ontario Academy of General Dentistry Masquerade Ball. AGD: Ontario AGD Members are invited to attend the Masquerade Ball, September 10, 2016. To register, email ontarioagd@gmail.com. Read more Launch of the Pathways – Population Health Intervention Research ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/08/31

Top 5 Must Read 60% jump in low-income earners getting municipal dental care Do kids need dental x-rays? Penn study finds nasal spray effective and safe anesthesia for dental work Talk with patients more effectively using ADA health literacy webpage Regenerative endodontic therapy Canadian dentistry news Federal programs can do more for dental health in North, says researcher. cbc.ca: New study says federal program to prevent dental disease in Indigenous communities needs to be expanded. Read more Second wave of refugees to be a ‘smoother process,’ groups say. theglobeandmail.com: Improvements include more children’s programming to accommodate the larger-than-expected families and ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/08/24

Top 3 Must Read Academy of General Dentistry appoints new Vice President A novel immunomodulatory biologic agent, pembrolizumab (Keytruda®), gains additional approval for use in patients with advanced head and neck cancer Open wide: 3D scans expand views Canadian dentistry news Federal government lists 29 historic Canadian women who deserve buildings named for them. huffingtonpost.ca: The list includes C.L. Josephine Wells, the first woman to graduate from and be certified by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, in 1893. Read more Dalhousie welcomes two new faculty members. dal.ca: Dr. Brendan Leung joined the Department of Applied Oral Sciences as assistant ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/08/17

Top 3 Must Read Investigators chart microbial ecology of gingivitis, periodontitis Manitoba researchers investigate possible allergies to dental floss Anti-inflammatory diet could improve periodontal disease Canadian dentistry news UBC Vancouver Summer Program 2016 at the Faculty of Dentistry. dentistry.ubc.ca: 32dental students from 6 Chinese universities participated in a 4-week educational program in the UBC Faculty of Dentistry. Read more Manitoba researchers investigate possible allergies to dental floss. winnipeg.ctvnews.ca: A new made in Manitoba study put the practice under the microscope and the results are surprising. Read more International dentistry news Water fluoridation highlighted in CDC report for reducing tooth decay. ...

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