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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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The Alliance for a Cavity Free Future with Drs. Margherita Fontana and Alyssa Hayes

Drs. Margherita Fontana and Alyssa Hayes, respectively from the Universities of Michigan and Saskatchewan, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the role and of the US-Canada Chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future and its initiatives. Drs. Fontana and Hayes are the Alliance’s co-chairs. Highlights Dr. John O’Keefe speaks with Drs. Margherita Fontana and Alyssa Hayes the co-chairs of the newly formed chapter of the US-Canada Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACFF). The Alliance works towards a common goal of ensuring that all children born in 2026 and beyond will be cavity-free. The ACFF, through its network, aims to collaborate ...

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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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Dr. Randall Croutze selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Alberta Dental Association + College

Dr. Allan Graas, President of the Alberta Dental Association and College has announced that Dr. Randall Croutze has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer effective September 1.  Dr. Croutze currently operates general dentistry practices in Edmonton and St. Albert and is the President of the Canadian Dental Association. Dr. Randall Croutze was born and raised in Edmonton and has practiced there since he graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Alberta in 1985.  He has been involved in organized dentistry locally, provincially, nationally and internationally.  He has served as President of the Dental Undergraduate Society, ...

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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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Alliance for a Cavity Free Future Interprofessional Grants: Applications open on September 1st

Dr. Alyssa Hayes, Assistant Professor, Dental Public Health in the College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan, speaks about the Community Grants Application Program of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future. Download the application (Word) Highlights The ACFF is a global initiative launched last year in North America. The community grant application process is the first initiative that hopes to promote inter-professional and collaborative care. This is an excellent opportunity for additional funding for research projects and the application process is straight forward. Because many children with caries and high caries risk often present to other medical professional before dental professionals, ...

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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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