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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/26

Top News Periodontitis bacterium may hold the cure for leukemia It’s time to break down the wall between dentistry and medicine Middlesex-London Health Unit to shutter dental clinic Canadian dentistry news Dentists in the crosshair of new Liberal tax announcements. oralhealthgroup.com: The federal government has sent another warning shot to dentists and other professionals who have been using private corporations (PC) such as professional corporations/hygiene service corporation/technical service corporations and holding corporations as a tax savings vehicle. Read more Dental care is a right – not a luxury. theglobeandmail.com: Opinion piece by Abdullah Shihipar. Read more Middlesex-London Health Unit to ...

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Global Dental Hygiene Conference: Translating Knowledge to Action

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Ann Spolarich, Associate Director of the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice, a partner organization in hosting the CDHA conference, that will take place in October 2017 in Ottawa.  Ann spoke about the theme of the conference as well as how prospective attendees could register to attend the conference and what they should expect in terms of topics to be presented. As we promised her, there is more information below in the post on the conference and the registration process. Enjoy the interview! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights The conference ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/19

Top 3 Must Read The association between diabetes mellitus, sugar-sweetened beverages, and tooth loss: evidence from 18 states Years after Calgary dumped fluoride, schools and dentists ramp up efforts to battle cavities Digital evaluation of nasal changes induced by rapid maxillary expansion with different anchorage and appliance design Canadian dentistry news Dependent seniors need better oral care. winnipegfreepress.com: The mouth is the entry point to a healthy body, yet as a focus of general and personal health, the mouth remains separate from the body in our publicly funded health-care system. This is a double-edged problem for the increasing numbers of Canadians ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/12

Top 5 Must Read Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada What Dentists Earn: 2017 edition Breaking the opioid habit in dentists’ offices 9 questions to ask your dentist before your kids go under sedation Public, patients agree – OMFS most qualified for dental implant procedures Canadian dentistry news Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada. gg.ca and umontreal: Dr. Kandelman has been awarded the Order of Canada for his research and contributions to advancing knowledge in the field of dentistry. Read more, lire plus Dental facility in the works for Dawson, says retired ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/05

Top 5 Must Read Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market Women in dentistry an expanding focus of ADA 2017 Opinion: As a dentist, I hate sugar. But I don’t want kids scared off it with horror packaging Safety and efficacy of 3 pediatric midazolam moderate sedation regimens Prolonged breastfeeding linked to dental cavities in children Canadian dentistry news Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market. healthycanadians.gc.ca: Health Canada is advising health care professionals and Canadians that the Canadian authorized version of NARCAN will transition onto the market by July 5, 2017. Read more Montreal dentist ...

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Catching up with Prosthodontic Associates in Uganda 2017

Last year, we had the pleasure to speak with few members of the Prosthodontic Associates team who traveled to Uganda with the Bridge to Health program. We thought of following up with them once again this year and see how their 2017 trip to Uganda went.  Here they are, enjoy! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Note: Dr. Avi Shelemay is not a member of the Prosthodontic Associates team. He is a periodontist practicing in Ottawa and owner of Capital Periodontics.      

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Dr. Ashok Varma on the 2017 Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Dr. Ashok Varma, Chair of the CARDP Scientific Program, shared with Dr. John O’Keefe pertinent information about the CARDP upcoming meeting in Vancouver in September 2017. You can visit the CARDP meeting webpage and register here to attend the meeting. Highlights This Year’s CARDP 25th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Vancouver BC at the Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel and promises to be another great meeting. The theme will be centered around dentistry, a multi-disciplinary approach. As such, speakers represent a broad range on subjects ranging from restorative, to periodontal procedures, oral surgery, oral pathology, obstructive sleep apnea and endodontics ...

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2017 Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Dr. Les Kallos, President of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics (CARDP), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about their upcoming scientific meeting.  Highlights The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) provides through Annual Scientific Meeting Symposiums, programs of outstanding continuing education and camaraderie for all Dentists who wish to improve their professional lives and the well being of the patients they serve. CARDP is comprised of Dentists from across the country as well as the USA. The membership includes both General Dentists and Prosthodontists who share a passion for excellence in Restorative, Prosthetic and Implant Dentistry. ...

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