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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/09/11

Top 5 Must Read Average retirement age for dentists has increased What are Canadian dental professional students taught about infant, toddler and prenatal oral health Precursor of abnormal protein that triggers Alzheimer’s may be transmissible As overdose deaths climb, so does demand for their antidote Say goodbye to yesterday’s iffy dental implants Canadian dentistry news Dental hygienists raise e-cigarette concerns. digitaljournal.com: Canada’s dental hygienists have raised concerns about the impact of e-cigarettes on the nation’s oral health. Read more Dr. McKee awarded 5 year CIHR operating grant. mcgill.ca: The grant will help to understand how decreased mineralization occurs in the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/09/04

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 3 Must Read 1. Something to chew on 2. Dentists descend on St. John’s 3. High school athletes using smokeless tobacco more than non-athletes   Canadian dentistry news Something to chew on. thetelegram.com: Drs. Jason Noel, Mitch Taillon and Marina Sexton speak about the urban-rural distribution of the dental workforce. Read more Dentists descend on St. John’s. thetelegram.com: Annual gathering is key educational opportunity. Read more Big picture vision earns honour. umanitoba.ca: A firm focus on the future of the profession ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/08/14

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. Mercury-free filling developed by local dentists 2. CODA votes to establish accreditation process for dental therapy education 3. Aspen Dental’s #LeadLikeAGirl: Re-imagining the demographics of dentistry 4. New video: Treating Patients with Disabilities 5.Consumption of dental treatment in patients with inflammatory bowel disease Canadian dentistry news Mercury-free filling developed by local dentists. thepost.on.ca: A new way to replace the mercury with a silver solution and ceramic nanoparticles, creating a new material. Read more Canadian Institutes of Health ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: What FDI Does for Dentists with Dr. Kathy Kell

Dr. Kathy Kell, Treasurer at FDI World Dental Federation, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the role FDI plays and what it does for dentists and the public throughout the wold.  Interview Highlights Read the interview highlights (PDF) Dr. Kathryn Kell is a General Dentist in private practice in Davenport, Iowa and has been in practice since 1979. She received her dental degree from the University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry in 1979 and a Masters in Health Care Administration from St. Ambrose University in 1999. Dr. Kell is currently the Treasurer of FDI and a member of the FDI ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/08/07

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read Improved nutrition labels could still be 5 years away. FDA Approves First Drug Manufactured By 3-D Printing. Infographic Shows More People Own Mobile Phones Than Toothbrushes. Sports drinks exposed: 13 spoons of sugar in one bottle. Practice settings and dentists’ job satisfaction. Canadian dentistry news Improved nutrition labels could still be 5 years away. The Canadian government is in the process of ending the days of trying to do quick mental math at the grocery, but that may still ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/07/31

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. The Spirit of Ramadan initiative in Halifax 2. Appeals court upholds teeth-whitening rule 3. Oral piercings can cause serious dental problems, warns dentist 4. Barrier aids bone regrowth after socket grafting 5. Food companies outgun health advocates in debate on diets Canadian dentistry news The Spirit of Ramadan initiative in Halifax. dal.ca: Dr. Asraa El-Darahali, event coordinator, talks about the initiative which saw more than 500 attendees and 100 volunteers take part in raising food, toiletry and ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/07/24

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. Health spending won’t meet needs of aging Canadians, report warns. theglobeandmail.com: Limits imposed by the federal government on increases to health transfers will eventually make it impossible for provinces and territories to handle the costs of an aging population. Read more 2. UBC grad perio student, Dr. Rana Tarzemany, wins highly regarded Volpe Prize. ubc.ca This is the first time a student from a Canadian school has won the award, which is sponsored by the Ohio State ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/07/17

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 3 Must Read 1. University of Manitoba wins prestigious Royal College award for curriculum excellence. news.umanitoba.ca: The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program – Dentistry/Dental Hygiene of the University of Manitoba has been selected as a recipient of the 2015 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award. Read more 2. Health Canada taking new action to improve acetaminophen safety, reminds Canadians about safe use. healthycanadians.gc.ca: Read more 3. ADA survey says Code of Ethics spurs public’s decision in choosing dentists. ada.org: Nearly ...

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