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20th World Congress on Dental Traumatology

On August 15th, 2018, the International Association of Dental Traumatology in collaboration with the American Academy of Endodontists will hold the 20th World Congress on Dental Traumatology. It promises to be the most comprehensive, wide-ranging and educationally diverse conference on dental trauma ever held anywhere in the world. We have invited 3 members of the organizing committee to tell us more about the congress scientific and social program: Dr. Fabricio Teixeira is Professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Iowa and co-chair of the congress organizing committee. Dr. Melissa Drum is Professor and Director of ...

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Will dental practice ownership still be attractive in future?

Key message: I invite dentists, at different parts of the career life cycle, who are willing to share advice about the different practice options (associateship / ownership / involvement in a large network) facing young dentists today, to contact me please. All information will be treated in confidence. Please contact me at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 5000.   Dear colleagues, What practice options will face the young graduates coming into our profession in the foreseeable future? That was the subject of some very persuasive presentations at the conference of the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations in Toronto in January. ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/07/11

Top 5 Must Read Current Consultations: Standard of Practice on Infection Prevention and Control; Guideline – Diagnosis and Management of TMD; and Standard of Practice on Sedation and General Anesthesia. rcdso.org: At its June 14, 2018 meeting, Council approved in principle a new Standard of Practice on Infection Prevention and Control; Guideline – Diagnosis and Management of TMD; and Standard of Practice on Sedation and General Anesthesia. As part of its consultation process, RCDSO invites feedback on the Standards from all stakeholders, including Ontario dentists and the public. Read more The effectiveness of chlorhexidine is limited in preventing infections in oral procedures. ...

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Periodontal & Peri-Implant Diseases & Conditions – the latest

Colleagues, An important publication in the field of periodontology has just come across my desk and, at this early stage, I simply want you to be aware of its existence. Over time, we look forward to working with experts to put the various elements of new knowledge in this field into their proper context for Canadian oral health professionals. If you are interested in the latest developments in periodontology, this publication is a must read for you. The publication I refer to is the Proceedings of the World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri‐Implant Diseases and Conditions, which ...

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The Dental Office Managers Association of Canada

I spoke with Alex Zlatin, founder and Executive Director of the The Dental Office Managers Association of Canada. Alex and his colleagues identified a need to standardize the work of dental office managers and decided to provide these valuable team members with training and certification that will allow them to carry out their responsibilities in a better and more efficient way.  Alex is also chief executive officer of Maxident, a dental practice management software company. If you wish to leave a comment, ask a question, or make a suggestion to improve the content on our website, please feel free to send ...

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Dr. Joseph P. Crowley on the ADA Interim Board Policy on Opioid Prescribing

Dr. John O’Keefe invited Dr. Joseph P. Crowley, the current president of the American Dental Association (ADA), to speak about the ADA’s interim opioids policy, which supports mandatory continuing education on prescribing opioids; statutory limits on opioid dosage and duration of no more than seven days for the treatment of acute pain; and the utilization of prescription drug monitoring programs. Dr. Crowley spoke about the important proactive role the ADA is taking on this issue and also explained that the ADA is committed to being part of the solution. Dr. Crowley, a general dentist from Cincinnati, Ohio, previously served as an ADA ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/07/04

Top News Dr. Jack Gerrow and Dr. Gilles Lavigne newly appointed Members of the Order of Canada 50 Years of Dentistry – University of Saskatchewan Australia wins landmark tobacco packaging ruling at World Trade Organization Research shows how to improve the bond between implants and bone Canadian dentistry news Governor General Announces 105 New Appointments to the Order of Canada. gg.ca: Dr. Jack Gerrow and Dr. Gilles Lavigne named Members (C.M.). Read more Jack Gerrow appointed to the Order of Canada. ndeb-bned.ca: The Governor General of Canada announced Friday, that former NDEB Executive Director & Registrar Dr. Jack Gerrow has been appointed to ...

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Conversation avec le Dr Paul Allison: Un grand merci!

J’ai eu le plaisir d’accueillir le Dr Paul Allison, actuellement doyen de la Faculté de médecine dentaire de l’Université McGill. Le mandat de Dr Allison prendra fin le 30 juin prochain et nous, au sein du CDA Oasis, voulions dire merci à un grand leader! Le Dr Allison est dentiste avec une formation professionnelle dans les domaines de la chirurgie buccale et de la santé dentaire publique ainsi qu’une formation en recherche dans le domaine de l’épidémiologie clinique. Globalement, ses intérêts de recherche concernent les aspects psychosociaux et comportementaux de la santé bucco-dentaire et des soins bucco-dentaires. En particulier, le ...

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