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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/10/25

Top News Catch up on the latest federal government tax changes Provincial health ministers secure federal support to study universal pharmacare New York State Bans Vaping Anywhere Cigarettes Are Prohibited Evidence-based clinical practice guideline for the evaluation of potentially malignant disorders in the oral cavity Nanodiamonds show promise for aiding recovery from root canal Canadian dentistry news Canada’s Indigenous population growing 4 times faster than rest of country. globalnews.ca: A high fertility rate and a growing sense of self are fuelling an explosion in the ranks of Indigenous Peoples, according to fresh census numbers that lay bare the demographic challenges facing ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/10/18

Top News Announced changes to passive investments scarce on detail The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Issues the First-Ever Evidence-Based Guideline for Using Silver Diamine Fluoride to Treat Cavities Ins and outs of treating older patients focus of toolkit – American Dental Association Canadian dentistry news Announced changes to passive investments scarce on detail. beta.theglobeandmail.com: On Oct. 18, two months after introducing the government’s initial tax-reform proposals, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced updates to the proposals on passive investments that were designed to increase the tax rates on the perceived abuse of private companies accumulating funds and making passive investments. ...

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Women in Dentistry with Dr. Carol Gomez Summerhays: Leadership in Action

  This was a great conversation! I welcomed Dr. Carol Gomez Summerhays to this Oasis Conversation about Women in Dentistry and learned quite a bit speaking with her. Dr. Summerhays brings both her clinical perspective and her long involvement in organized dentistry when addressing a variety of professional issues, such as income disparities between female and male dentists and women’s access to top leadership positions.  During her presidency of the American Dental Association, Dr. Summerhays encouraged the association and its members to positively think about the one constant in the world of associations: Change. And she approaches the topic of ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/10/11

Top News ‘We did it the way we intended to’: Morneau weathers tax storm of his own making Do dental implants have higher survival rates in patients older than 65 years? Antibiotics for dental procedures linked to superbug infection Canadian dentistry news Liberals offer no timeline on closing controversial stock-option tax loophole. globalnews.ca: Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, Joël Lightbound, tells Vassy Kapelos his government’s proposed tax changes is one step in the process and they are looking at all sorts of options for tax fairness. Read more and Watch interview 7:19 ‘We did it the way we ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/10/04

Top News Dr. Larry Levin, President of the Canadian Dental Association, testified at the Standing Committee on Finance and spoke about the new proposed taxes Liberals will change tax plan after consultations, Bill Morneau says, amid major backlash Community Groups Across North America Urge Increased Resource Allocation for Dental Cavities Prevention on Second Annual World Cavity-Free Future Day Canadian dentistry news Dr. Larry Levin, President of the Canadian Dental Association, testified at the Standing Committee on Finance and spoke about the new proposed taxes. Watch the video clip Liberals will change tax plan after consultations, Bill Morneau says, amid major ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/09/27

Top News Growing coalition confirms tax proposals will affect middle-class business owners – Leading tax practitioners say that business owners with income as low as $50K will be affected New data shows federal tax proposals to have harmful effects on vast majority of small businesses Oversupply of dentists sparks fierce competition in big Canadian cities CDC launches campaign to help states fight prescription opioid epidemic Chinese robot dentist is first to fit implants in patient’s mouth without any human involvement Canadian dentistry news Growing coalition confirms tax proposals will affect middle-class business owners – Leading tax practitioners say that business ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/09/20

Top News Trudeau’s tax plan betrays his party’s feminist principles Conrad Black: The Liberals’ tax reforms will be a national disaster How the Liberals are blowing it on small business tax reform Research from U of A School of Dentistry team suggests infants are born with more developed immune systems than thought Preventable dental problems land many in the emergency room Canadian dentistry news Trudeau’s tax plan betrays his party’s feminist principles. www.pressreader.com/canada/the-globe-and-mail-bc-edition: The current changes proposed by the federal government challenge the economic security of small business owners in Canada and, in particular, negatively affect women as child bearers ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/09/13

Top News CTV Question Period: Evan Solomon interviews Finance Minister Morneau on proposed tax changes Small businesses unfairly targeted by proposed tax changes, says Fredericton chamber On small business taxes, the Liberals are mostly right – in theory How Morneau can really help Canada’s small businesses Aspirin could reverse the effects of tooth decay by helping teeth to ‘self-repair’ Canadian dentistry news CTV Question Period: Evan Solomon interviews Finance Minister Morneau on proposed tax changes. ctvnews.ca/qp: “Farmers, doctors, small business owners say that you make them feel like tax cheats, were you expecting this kind of vocal backlash?” Watch the ...

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