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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/07/13

Top 5 Must Read In memory of Dr. George Sweetnam, CDA President 2001-2002 How sweet: A dietitian looks at pop, energy drinks … and taxes Assessing risk helps dentists tailor preventive treatments for young children CDC: HPV-related cancers on the rise Periodontist wins world piano competition Canadian dentistry news In memory of Dr. George Sweetnam, CDA President 2001-2002. mackeys.ca: Read more Healthy Smiles Ontario Update. health.gov.on.ca: Important information about the transition to the upcoming new benefit year and the potential Canada Post service disruption. Read more Periodontist wins world piano competition in memory of mom. cbc.ca: Thomas Yu is a dentist ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/07/06

Top 5 Must Read Canadian dentists set record highs in use of social media and practice computerization A survey of sports drinks consumption among adolescents Fillings that heal your teeth – how regenerative medicine could change your visit to the dentist AAP & AAPD Report updates safe practices when sedating a pediatric patient E-cigarette vapors could be toxic to oral cavity, UCLA study finds Canadian dentistry news Canadian dentists set record highs in use of social media and practice computerization. DIAC Canadian dentists continue to increase their use of social media to promote their dental practices, according to results from ...

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R.I.D.E. Winnipeg: Respecting Individual Differences in Everyone

Dr. Amarjit Rihal is participating in the R.I.D.E. Winnipeg which will take place on September 11th, 2016. For more information, visit the AboutFace website.  Highlights Dr. Amarjit Rihal, organizer of the R.I.D.E. Winnipeg event speaks to Dr. John O’Keefe in this video about this charity bike ride. The R.I.D.E. or “Respecting Individual Differences in Everyone” cycling event supports the organization AboutFace, a national organization which supports, encourages and provides resources to individuals (and families) with facial differences (www.aboutface.ca). There are ~15,000 babies born annually with facial differences and it is estimated that ~50,000 individuals will acquire a facial difference yearly through accidents, ...

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International College of Dentists (Canadian Section) Convocation

At it’s Convocation held in Jasper, Alberta on May 28, 2016 the Canadian Section of the International College of Dentists inducted 34 new Fellows.  Canadian President Ken Skinner (Winnipeg) and College at Large (International) President Phillip Dowell (England) presided over the Convocation held at the Jasper Park Lodge.  The new Fellows come from British Columbia , Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia. The International College is a leading honorary dental organization dedicated to the recognition of outstanding professional achievement and meritorious service and the continued progress of the profession of dentistry for the benefit of all humankind. At the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/06/22

Top 3 Must Read Regulations amending the radiation emitting devices regulations (dental x-ray equipment) Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda tax Study warns of rare risk of chronic pain from implant dental surgery Canadian dentistry news Regulations amending the radiation emitting devices regulations (dental x-ray equipment). gazette.gc.ca: The objectives of the proposed regulatory amendments are to strengthen radiation safety requirements, in alignment with IEC Standards, for new equipment, modern equipment, and new technology; broaden the scope of the Regulations to address new and modern dental X-ray technologies; and require the provision of information to support optimization of equipment ...

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ADA Foundation Caries Symposium with Dr. Bill Calnon

Dr. Bill Calnon, Vice President of Scientific Research at the ADA Foundation, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the foundation’s upcoming symposium which will take place August 17 – 19, 2016. The symposium is titled: “If Childhood Caries is a Preventable Disease, Why is it Still a Problem?” Highlights Childhood caries is the single most common chronic disease of young children, commonly prevalent in poor minority populations. Numerous studies have been conducted to examine the epidemiology and etiology of childhood caries, and those studies have led to the development of products and techniques to address the problem. The widely shared understanding ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/06/15

Top 3 Must Read Halifax children’s hospital stops selling sugary drinks, promotes healthy choices ADA develops new dental standards on teeth whitening and other topics Why women in dentistry matter Canadian dentistry news Dentists on call. stalbertgazette.com: Sturgeon hospital teams up with city dentists to help more ER patients keep their teeth. Read more Halifax children’s hospital stops selling sugary drinks, promotes healthy choices. globalnews.ca: The IWK Health Centre has stopped selling soft drinks and juices, including those that use artificial sweeteners. Read more ICD Fellow Gagan Bhalla recognized on “The A-List”. icd-canada.org: Dr. Bhalla has been included in the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/06/08

Top 5 Must Read Syrian refugees: 4 things MPs heard about the Liberals’ resettlement plan Oral health important in relationships Emeritus scientist develops novel dosimeter through enamel research June JADA explores oral contraceptive use and tobacco use in relation to alveolar osteitis JAMA article: Cannabis use associated with periodontal disease Canadian dentistry news London dentist becomes President of the Ontario Dental Association for 2016/2017. oda.on.ca: After 41 years in the profession, Dr. Jack McLister feels it is his mission to give back whenever he can. Read more Turning a new leaf: Q & A with Dean Daniel Haas on the ...

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