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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/08/10

Top 5 Must Read CDA Statement on flossing Olympians urged to take care of their winning smiles BPA in dental sealants safe Bioengineers grow living bone for facial reconstruction Heart disease risk higher with latent tooth infection Canadian dentistry news CDA Statement on flossing. cda-adc.ca: The Canadian Dental Association supports flossing as one step of maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Read more U of T lab retrofit “an historic investment in Canadian science and innovation”: Meric Gertler. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Dr. Daniel Haas, Dean of U of T’s faculty of dentistry, also thanked the ministers for the infrastructure funding, which will allow ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/07/27

Top 5 Must Read UBC’s Dr. Christopher Overall receives prestigious CIHR Foundation Grant International conference learns from Dal’s restorative process CDC, OSAP issue best practices for dentists prescribing antibiotics Barrie dental hygienist helping those with autism Cochrane Canada returns to its roots at McMaster University Canadian dentistry news Expansion of dental services to increase First Nations Access to culturally safe oral health services in BC. fnha.ca: Dental hygienists now recognized as independent service providers within First Nations Health Benefits. Read more UBC’s Dr. Christopher Overall receives prestigious CIHR’s Foundation Grant. dentistry.ubc.ca: Dr. Overall has been granted $5.5 million over seven years ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/07/20

Top 4 Must Read Dr. Jeffrey Bonang inducted as president of the Nova Scotia Dental Association New link between periodontal and cerebrovascular diseases Science related to fluoride, dentists’ exposure to bacteria presented at IADR Electronic cigarettes and youth: a gateway that must be shut Canadian dentistry news Dr. Jeffrey Bonang inducted as president of the Nova Scotia Dental Association. NSDA: Read more International dentistry news The not-so-sweet link between oral and systemic health. adeachartingprofress.wordpress.com: Dr. Rick Valachovic shares new evidence of sugar’s harmful health effects and asks how the dental education community might capitalize on growing public interest in limiting sugar ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/07/13

Top 5 Must Read In memory of Dr. George Sweetnam, CDA President 2001-2002 How sweet: A dietitian looks at pop, energy drinks … and taxes Assessing risk helps dentists tailor preventive treatments for young children CDC: HPV-related cancers on the rise Periodontist wins world piano competition Canadian dentistry news In memory of Dr. George Sweetnam, CDA President 2001-2002. mackeys.ca: Read more Healthy Smiles Ontario Update. health.gov.on.ca: Important information about the transition to the upcoming new benefit year and the potential Canada Post service disruption. Read more Periodontist wins world piano competition in memory of mom. cbc.ca: Thomas Yu is a dentist ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/07/06

Top 5 Must Read Canadian dentists set record highs in use of social media and practice computerization A survey of sports drinks consumption among adolescents Fillings that heal your teeth – how regenerative medicine could change your visit to the dentist AAP & AAPD Report updates safe practices when sedating a pediatric patient E-cigarette vapors could be toxic to oral cavity, UCLA study finds Canadian dentistry news Canadian dentists set record highs in use of social media and practice computerization. DIAC Canadian dentists continue to increase their use of social media to promote their dental practices, according to results from ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/06/22

Top 3 Must Read Regulations amending the radiation emitting devices regulations (dental x-ray equipment) Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda tax Study warns of rare risk of chronic pain from implant dental surgery Canadian dentistry news Regulations amending the radiation emitting devices regulations (dental x-ray equipment). gazette.gc.ca: The objectives of the proposed regulatory amendments are to strengthen radiation safety requirements, in alignment with IEC Standards, for new equipment, modern equipment, and new technology; broaden the scope of the Regulations to address new and modern dental X-ray technologies; and require the provision of information to support optimization of equipment ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/06/15

Top 3 Must Read Halifax children’s hospital stops selling sugary drinks, promotes healthy choices ADA develops new dental standards on teeth whitening and other topics Why women in dentistry matter Canadian dentistry news Dentists on call. stalbertgazette.com: Sturgeon hospital teams up with city dentists to help more ER patients keep their teeth. Read more Halifax children’s hospital stops selling sugary drinks, promotes healthy choices. globalnews.ca: The IWK Health Centre has stopped selling soft drinks and juices, including those that use artificial sweeteners. Read more ICD Fellow Gagan Bhalla recognized on “The A-List”. icd-canada.org: Dr. Bhalla has been included in the ...

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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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