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Discover #ASM16: What’s in the ASM 2016 Program?

Dr. Bill Hawrysh, Chair of ASM Education Advisory Committee, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the program of the upcoming ASM 2016; the ODA Annual Spring Meeting, which will take place May 5 – 7, 2016.    

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/03/02

Top 3 Must Read Researchers find association between oral bacteria and esophageal cancer Ottawa Public Health says it’s important for babies to visit the dentist before their first birthday Society of Teachers of Family Medicine app helps physicians with oral health diagnosis, treatment Canadian dentistry news Ottawa Public Health says it’s important for babies to visit the dentist before their first birthday. ctvnews.ca: Watch short video How low-income people suffer without dental care. cbc.ca: Dental health a missing part of Canadian healthcare, say advocates. Read more Restrict chewing tobacco use at Toronto sporting events, councillor urges. cbc.ca: If a Toronto ...

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The Global Burden of HPV-Associated Cancers with Dr. Eduardo Franco

Dr. Eduardo Franco, from McGill University, spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager, about the global burden of HPV-associated cancers in general and oropharyngeal cancer in particualr.  Dr. Franco is James McGill Professor in the Departments of Oncology and Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Director, Division of Cancer Epidemiology, and Chairman, Department of Oncology, at McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine, in Montreal. He holds B.Sc. and Licentiate degrees in biology from Universidade de Campinas, Brazil, and master’s (MPH) and doctoral (DrPH) degrees in public health microbiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a Guest Researcher at the ...

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CDA Oasis goes Live at the Chicago Mid-Winter Meeting

By Dr. John O’Keefe, reporting from the Chicago mid-winter meeting Here is the latest in a series of experimental CDA Oasis Live broadcasts from the Chicago Midwinter Meeting. CDA Oasis Live can bring you to interesting places in real time and open conversations about topics which are important to your success in practice. Follow us on Twitter at CDA Oasis Live. In this video, Doug Braendle of SciCan demonstrates key features of the new Statim G4 sterilizer.   This information is provided on an FYI basis. CDA Oasis has no paid or unpaid consulting or financial relationships with any of the ...

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Dentistry in the Era of Mobile Technologies with Dr. Chris Salierno

Dr. Chris Salierno, general dentist in New York city and Chief Editor of Dental Economics, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.  Mobile World Congress, or MWC, is an annual gathering for the mobile industry and related industries, organised by the GSMA, and held in Barcelona, Spain, the Mobile World Capital. Dr. Chris Salierno is a general dentist from Long Island, New York. He graduated from Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 2005.  Dr. Salierno has served as the National President of the American Student Dental Association, Chair of the ADA New Dentist Committee, ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/02/24

Top 3 Must Read Study shows tooth decay worsened in Calgary children after fluoride removal Periodontitis linked with childhood arthritis Gum disease associated with kidney disease deaths Canadian dentistry news International Dentist Advanced Placement Program White Coat Ceremony 2016 celebrates connections. utoronto.ca: It was a ceremony to honour the ethical practices that every student dentist is prevailed upon to embrace. Yet at this year’s White Coat ceremony for internationally-trained dentists, another celebration emerged: one commemorating school and success, friendship and family. Read more Liberals restoring health-care benefits for refugees. ctvnews.ca: As of April 1, 2016, refugees and asylum claimants will ...

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The Four S’s of Optimal Aging with Dr. Barbara Steinberg

In an effort to keep you informed about CE opportunities available in Canada, we are pleased to offer a series of videos presented by prominent speakers who will lead CE sessions at the Ontario Dental Association’s Annual Spring Meeting ‘ASM 2016’ which will take place May 5 – 7, 2016. Dr. Barbara Steinberg, prominent national and international speaker, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the main talking points of her session entitled optimal aging. You can find more information on this and other CE sessions by visiting the ASM 2016 website. Dr. Barbara Steinberg’s sessions at ASM are as follows: May 6th 10 – 12.30: The ...

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Here’s what’s awaiting you at the Pacific Dental Conference 2016

The Pacific Dental Conference is one of the largest dental conferences in North America offering a varied and contemporary selection of continuing education programs. With over 150 open sessions and hands-on courses and over 300 exhibiting companies occupying 600 booths — we have you and your entire dental team covered. Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre next March for Canada’s premier dental conference! PDC 2016 is held in conjunction with the Canadian Dental Association. This year, CDA Oasis, through the Oasis Discussions website, dedicated a number of posts featuring prominent PDC speakers, to provide Canadian dentists with an idea about ...

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