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First Inaugural Trade Show at the CDAA Annual General Meeting

Michelle Fowler, RDA, spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier, Manager CDA Oasis, about the Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association’s Annual General Meeting which will take place on June 11, 2016. Michelle, highlighted the new initiatives CDAA is inuagurating this year: the association’s first trade show.  Ms. Michelle Fowler graduated from the Dental Assisting Program at the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology  in 1992. She has worked for the last 22 years in an endodontic specialty practice as a full-time chairside dental assistant and has been involved in organized dentistry at the regional and provincial levels in Nova Scotia since 2005. Her tenure with the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/05/18

Top 3 Must Read Diabetes patients have higher odds of dental loss Seen as global first, Swiss town to accept bitcoin payments New video: Appropriate Patient Boundaries Canadian dentistry news New video: Appropriate Patient Boundaries. rcdso.org: The newest RCDSO whiteboard video provides a brief overview on what is appropriate and what may be inappropriate in a professional dentist-patient relationship. Watch video CPhA calls on Health Committee to consider immediate steps to address drug access issues. pharmacists.ca: CPhA is requesting both incremental and longer-term approaches to pan-Canadian pharmacare, including immediate steps to close the coverage gap. Read more Emergency dental clinic ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/05/11

Top 5 Must Read Extending authorities to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah Global dental crowns and bridges market to record USD 3.8 billion by 2020, according to Technavio Global dental consumables market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.7% from 2015 to 2023 Prevalence of inappropriate antibiotic prescriptions among US ambulatory care visits, 2010-2011 Study finds older people more sensitive to pain Canadian dentistry news Canadian PFA Induction Ceremony 2016. fauchard.org: The Canadian Pierre Fauchard Academy Annual Awards and Induction ceremony was held in March, in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read more Nursing students brush up ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/05/04

Top 3 Must Read Dental program expanded for children from low income families Caries Prevention Partnership webinar to take place on 15 June Nearly a third of Americans never floss their teeth, according to a recent survey Canadian dentistry news Ottawa urged to reconsider tamper-resistant oxycodone. theglobeandmail.com: A coalition of chronic pain and addiction specialists sent a letter to Dr. Philpott this week asking her to change her mind and move forward with tamper-resistant regulations for oxycodone. Read more Dental program expanded for children from low income families. cbc.ca: Dr. Roch St Aubin says the expanded dental health care program ...

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Post Conference: International Implant Symposium, Banff AB with Dr. Liran Levin

The Banff International Implant Symposium took place April 8-9, 2016. Dr. Liran Levin, Head of periodontology at the University of Alberta and symposium organizer, spoke with Dr. John OKeefe about the main findings ensuing from this symposium.  Resources Peri-implantitis: The Disease of the Future Dental Implant management and Maintenance: how to Improve Long-term Implant Success?    Post International Implant Symposium Dr. Liran Levin’s Thoughts from Canadian Dental Association on Vimeo.

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/04/27

Top 3 Must Read IADR/AADR publish Advances issue on dental carious lesion management and recommendations on less invasive approaches World’s fittest 96-year-old, a retired dentist, shares diet and exercise tips Canada’s Volunteer Awards (CVA) – Nominate a volunteer Canadian dentistry news Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari wins the Dr. Howard S. Katz Award for Excellence in Teaching. publications.mcgill.ca: The award recognizes involvement with course development or improvement, ability to act as a role model for personal and professional development of students, and ability to engage and motivate students. Read more Free dental care ends in Calgary as donations drop. cbc.ca: Program suspended ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/04/20

Top 3 Must Read Health Canada to explore national plan to deal with opioid abuse Infection control conference leads the way Pancreatic cancer risk tied to specific mouth bacteria Canadian dentistry news Dean Daniel Haas receives CDA’s 2016 Honorary Membership. dentistry.utoronto.ca: The honour was given out at a special CDA Annual General Meeting luncheon in Ottawa. Dr. Susan Sutherland, Chief Dentist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry, was also recognized at the reception with the CDA’s Distinguished Service Award. Read more U of T researchers awarded $5.2 million in funding for cutting-edge research. dentistry.utoronto.ca: A dentist, ...

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The Canadian Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting with Dr. Robert Straga

Dr. Robert Straga spoke about the scientific and the social program that is awaiting registrants to the Canadian Academy of Periodontology annual meeting which will take place in Calgary May 12 to 14, 2016. CAP Website CAP 2016 Annual Meeting Information Registration          

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