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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/06/08

Top 5 Must Read Syrian refugees: 4 things MPs heard about the Liberals’ resettlement plan Oral health important in relationships Emeritus scientist develops novel dosimeter through enamel research June JADA explores oral contraceptive use and tobacco use in relation to alveolar osteitis JAMA article: Cannabis use associated with periodontal disease Canadian dentistry news London dentist becomes President of the Ontario Dental Association for 2016/2017. oda.on.ca: After 41 years in the profession, Dr. Jack McLister feels it is his mission to give back whenever he can. Read more Turning a new leaf: Q & A with Dean Daniel Haas on the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/06/01

Top 5 Must Read Minister Philpott launches public consultations on tobacco plain packaging Migraine and risk of cardiovascular disease in women: prospective cohort study Can food labels kill added sugar? Saying sorry for medical errors Dr. Ken Bentley wins Canadian Dental Association Medal of Honour Canadian dentistry news Minister Philpott launches public consultations on tobacco plain packaging. news.gc.ca: Canadians are encouraged to participate and share their views on potential plain packaging elements by completing the online questionnaire or submitting them by regular mail or email. Read more ‘Tooth Trolley’ delivers 200+ Vancouver kids to dentist. cbc.ca: More than 200 elementary ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/05/25

Top 3 Must Read Bustling exhibit hall helps anchor Ontario Dental Association meeting The search for better bone replacement: 3-D printed bone with just the right mix of ingredients Canada ranks in top five for welcoming refugees: survey Canadian dentistry news Canada ranks in top five for welcoming refugees: survey. ctvnews.ca: Canada ranks 4th out of 27 countries in a new Amnesty International index that measures public acceptance of refugees. Read more More adults getting braces, says Bedford orthodontist. cbc.ca: Read more Health reform in Ontario must include oral health care. huffingtonpost.ca: Dr. Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/05/18

Top 3 Must Read Diabetes patients have higher odds of dental loss Seen as global first, Swiss town to accept bitcoin payments New video: Appropriate Patient Boundaries Canadian dentistry news New video: Appropriate Patient Boundaries. rcdso.org: The newest RCDSO whiteboard video provides a brief overview on what is appropriate and what may be inappropriate in a professional dentist-patient relationship. Watch video CPhA calls on Health Committee to consider immediate steps to address drug access issues. pharmacists.ca: CPhA is requesting both incremental and longer-term approaches to pan-Canadian pharmacare, including immediate steps to close the coverage gap. Read more Emergency dental clinic ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/05/11

Top 5 Must Read Extending authorities to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah Global dental crowns and bridges market to record USD 3.8 billion by 2020, according to Technavio Global dental consumables market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2015 to 2023 Prevalence of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions among US ambulatory care visits, 2010-2011 Study finds older people more sensitive to pain Canadian dentistry news Canadian PFA Induction Ceremony 2016. fauchard.org: The Canadian Pierre Fauchard Academy Annual Awards and Induction ceremony was held in March, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read more Nursing students brush up ...

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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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