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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/02

Will Independent Canadian Dental Offices Soon Be A Thing Of The Past? Cochrane’s Future Publishing and Open Access Arrangements American Teledentistry Association (ATDA) Announces Launch Henry Schein President James Breslawski Assumes New Role As Vice Chairman Canadian dentistry news Culturally safe dentistry coming to London. cbc.ca: The Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU) and the Southwest Ontario Aboriginal Health Access Centre (SOAHAC) have formed a new partnership to provide “culturally safe” dental care. What does that mean? It means trying to break down barriers to dental care that have existed for decades. Read more Schools fret as teens take to vaping, ...

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Do you dream of becoming a great communicator?

Key message: If you harbour even the slightest dream of speaking at a dental convention (large or small) some day, please contact us to discuss the idea of you doing a presentation (or presentations) on Oasis Discussions. We can help bring you to the attention of convention organizers all around North America (and beyond).   Dear colleagues, At the end of April, I attended the Ontario Dental Association Annual Spring Meeting (ASM) in Toronto. The positive relationship between ODA and CDA was manifested in many ways over the course of the convention, and I was personally made to feel very ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/04/25

Canadian dentistry news High cost of dental services prompting some patients to seek alternative options. cbc.ca: Treatment costs have some people turning to dental teaching clinics and other options. Read more Money Monitor: Tips for finding affordable dental services. theglobeandmail.com: Dental services can come with steep price tags that are not always covered by private insurance. Dentist Dr. John Drummond says visiting a teaching clinic can be one way of offsetting some costs. Video interview with Dr. Drummond. Watch now 2:35 Brushing up on the facts. insideottawavalley.com: The Ontario Association of Public Health Dentistry (OAPHD), along with Public Health Units across Ontario, has ...

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Dr. Maxine Feinberg: My Visit to Dalhousie University

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Maxine Feinberg, past president of the American Dental Association and Periodontist from New Jersey, about her recent visit to Dalhousie University. Dr. Feinberg was touched by the warm welcome and impressed by the professionalism and the level of support and camaraderie that she and her colleagues witnessed at the Faculty of Dentistry.  We hope you enjoy the conversation and we congratulate the faculty, staff and students in the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University for creating such a welcoming and supportive educational environment for American and international students.  As always, your thoughts, suggestions, and ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/04/18

Top News White Paper on Prevention and Management of Periodontal Diseases for Oral Health and General Health Study: Ibuprofen, acetaminophen more effective than opioids in treating dental pain Opioids after surgery can, paradoxically, prolong pain Toxins produced by e-cigarettes vary by flavor Straumann Group invests in Dental Monitoring, a pioneer in remote monitoring enabled by artificial intelligence Canadian dentistry news Video offers parents tips on young children’s oral health. winnipegfreepress.com: So where can parents turn to learn more about early childhood dental issues? […] Parents in rural communities can contact the Manitoba Dental Association to find offices willing to see ...

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ASM 2018: Eating for Optimal Dental and Mental Health and a Healthy Waistline

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Liz Pearson is a registered dietitian with a passion for peanut butter sandwiches and an undying love for chocolate. She speaks regularly across North America to health professionals, corporations and associations about eating for optimal health and the prevention ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/04/11

Top News FDI’s World Dental Development Fund to finance initiatives to improve oral health Dental therapists: How dental hygienists can improve dental care access in Pacific Northwest Dentists’ practice ownership decreasing Open access to select articles in prosthodontic journal Canadian dentistry news Milton pediatric dentist creating change for patients with special needs. globalnews.ca: Dr. Alison Sigal and her dad, who is also a pediatric dentist, opened the doors to Little Bird Pediatric Dentistry in Milton in October. The unique space is for children and teenagers and also offers sensory-based care for patients with special needs of all ages. Read more Announcement: ...

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Henry Schein Canada Donates $20,000 to Canadian Cancer Society in Support of Organization’s Mission to Eradicate Disease

NEWS RELEASE HENRY SCHEIN CANADA DONATES $20,000 TO CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY IN SUPPORT OF ORGANIZATION’S MISSION TO ERADICATE DISEASE      Donation Made During Henry Schein Canada’s National Sales Meeting in Vancouver; Team Also Packs Hygiene Kits for Disaster-Affected Communities in Manitoba MELVILLE, N.Y., March 23, 2018 – Henry Schein Canada, the Canadian dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), announced today that it has donated $20,000 to the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) in support of its efforts to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life for people living with the disease.  Cy Elborne, President of Henry Schein ...

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