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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/10/05

Top 5 Must Read New Senate bill takes aim at junk food ads directed at kids FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels California Dental Association Journal puts sugar in the spotlight Promising biomaterial to build better bones with 3-D printing MouthHealthy Halloween headquarters Canadian dentistry news Neutrophil “subtype” research wins big at American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Siavash Hassanpour, a third year periodontology resident, was awarded first prize in the “basic science” category at the San Diego research forum, and also shares first prize in the “clinical impact” category honouring the project “most ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/28

Top 3 Must Read UofT Dentistry partners with Sinai Health Systems to launch Centre for Advanced Dental Research and Care ‘Bionic’ opioid 100 times stronger than fentanyl may already be on Canadian streets The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Announces Canadian as New President-Elect Canadian dentistry news UofT Dentistry partners with Sinai Health Systems to launch Centre for Advanced Dental Research and Care. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Drawing together clinical specialists and researchers towards the development of new diagnostics, therapeutics and standards of care, the aim of the Centre is to advance Canada as a world leader in oral health care. Read more ...

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Dr. Jack Cottrell’s Report on FDI’s Annual Congress

In this interview, Dr. Chiraz Guessaier speaks to Dr. Jack Cottrell who recently attended this year’s FDI meeting Poznan, Poland. Highlights FDI’s role is global advocacy with the World Health Organization, World Health Alliance and Non-Communicable Disease Alliance, which are powerful lobby groups in Geneva, Switzerland. As such, FDI is able to advocate for oral health and its relationship and role in one’s general health. The organization also formulates and develops policies related to oral health. This past congress developed, passed and raised consensus on a new definition of oral health and developed advocacy tools regarding sugar reduction, the Minamata ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/21

Top 3 Must Read Orthodontics a huge challenge for Northern residents 8 new FDI Policy Statements adopted/revised in 2016 Sugar papers reveal industry role in shifting national heart disease focus to saturated fat Canadian dentistry news Orthodontics a huge challenge for Northern residents. macleans.ca: An acute lack of dental care in the North means 465 flights a year to get braces fitted and tightened. Read more Meet Dr. Nathalie Morin, New Clinic Director at McGill University’s faculty of dentistry. publications.mcgill.ca: Read more Drug recall – Marcaine 0.50% (2016-09-09). healthycanaqdians.gc.ca: Affected Product Marcaine 0.50% Defect possible that could compromise the sealing ...

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Dr. Gazelle Crasto – Winner of the IADR Hatton Award

Dr. Gazelle Crasto, recently received her PhD. from the University of Toronto, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about her winning of the prestigious IADR Hatton Award.  Learn more about to Dr. Gazelle’s thesis  The Hatton competition is designed to give junior and senior student researchers the opportunity to present their research at the annual IADR, held this year in Seoul, Korea, June 22-25, 2016. To compete at this international competition, student competitors are nominated by their country of origin. Crasto was selected as the Canadian nominee after presenting her work at the Canadian Association of Dental Research annual meeting and ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/14

Top 5 Must Read Dr. James Taylor appointed Chief Dental Officer Docs making move to fight opioid crisis FDI unveils its ‘Live Mouth Smart’ 2017 World Oral Health Day campaign FDI presents first Smile Awards, launches White Paper on caries management Tooth decay – drilling down to the nanoscale Canadian dentistry news Dr. James Taylor appointed Chief Dental Officer. cdha: Dr. Taylor has been appointed Chief Dental Officer (CDO), Public Health Agency of ‎Canada, effective September 19, 2016. Read more Henry Schein and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity welcome Winnipeg Chapter into free oral health program for Holocaust survivors. dental-tribune.com: Henry Schein ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/07

Top 3 Must Read FDI unveils new universally applicable definition of ‘oral health’ New White Paper introduces comprehensive approach to managing tooth decay Poor oral health associated with OPSCC regardless of HPV status Canadian dentistry news Cuts will cause real pain and suffering. thetelegram.com: Coverage for clients of the N.L. Provincial Drug Program (NLPDP) under the Access and 65+ plans is terminated. Read more Ontario Academy of General Dentistry Masquerade Ball. AGD: Ontario AGD Members are invited to attend the Masquerade Ball, September 10, 2016. To register, email ontarioagd@gmail.com. Read more Launch of the Pathways – Population Health Intervention Research ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/08/31

Top 5 Must Read 60% jump in low-income earners getting municipal dental care Do kids need dental x-rays? Penn study finds nasal spray effective and safe anesthesia for dental work Talk with patients more effectively using ADA health literacy webpage Regenerative endodontic therapy Canadian dentistry news Federal programs can do more for dental health in North, says researcher. cbc.ca: New study says federal program to prevent dental disease in Indigenous communities needs to be expanded. Read more Second wave of refugees to be a ‘smoother process,’ groups say. theglobeandmail.com: Improvements include more children’s programming to accommodate the larger-than-expected families and ...

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