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Conversation with Dr. Paul Allison: Thank you for a great deanship

I had the pleasure of hosting Dr, Paul Allison, current Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University. Dr. Allison’s term of deanship will end on June 30th of this year and we at CDA Oasis wanted to say Thank you to a great leader! Dr. Allison is a dentist with professional training in the fields of oral surgery and dental public health as well as research training in the field of clinical epidemiology. Broadly, his research interests concern the psycho-social and behavioral aspects of oral health and oral health care. In particular, Dr. Allison is interested in the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/06/27

Top News American Academy of Periodontology Releases Proceedings from the 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions House passes legislative package addressing opioid crisis FDA approves first drug comprised of an active ingredient derived from marijuana to treat rare, severe forms of epilepsy Canadian dentistry news A Multi-Pronged Approach for Improving Mother and Child Oral Health in Indigenous Communities. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Led by Professor Herenia Lawrence, a Learning Circle was held in May that brought together a team of key partners who are working on the Nishtam Niwiipitan Study, or My First Teeth. It was ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/06/20

Top News Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, passed in Senate Waterline safety focus of FDA webpage Water Fluoridation Confirmed to Prevent Dental Decay in US Children and Adolescents Canadian dentistry news Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, passed in Senate. canada.ca: Today, the Government of Canada welcomed the final vote on Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, in the Senate as an important step in the process of legalizing and strictly regulating cannabis in Canada. The Act is currently awaiting Royal Assent. Read more Le projet de loi C-45, la Loi sur le cannabis, est adopté par le Sénat. canada.ca: Le gouvernement ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/06/13

Top News Ontario Dental Association wants Meaningful Action from the New Premier Dentistry student takes top honours in two prestigious awards FDI takes on the challenge of peri-implant diseases through new partnership Canadian dentistry news Ontario Dental Association wants Meaningful Action from the New Premier. oda.ca: The Ontario Dental Association congratulates all new and returning MPPs elected. Now with a new majority government, it’s time to get down to work and get kids from low-income families the care they need. Read more Dr. Jack Gerrow receives honorary doctorate at spring convocation. dal.ca: Former Dalhousie dentistry professor Dr. Jack Gerrow received ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/06/07

Top News Carlton Place Dentist is the New President of the Ontario Dental Association Ottawa should beware the unintended consequences of taxing workplace health plans Baby teeth give clues to autism’s origins, detection Desire for sugar eliminated in mice by rewiring brains How Ransomware and Data Theft will Change the Face of Dentistry Canadian dentistry news Statement by Minister Philpott on Settlement Agreement Reached related to Orthodontic Coverage under the Non-Insured Health Benefits Program. canada.ca: Through the NIHB Program, Indigenous Services Canada provides 100% coverage for orthodontic treatment when determined to be medically necessary. Officials from my Department have reviewed ...

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Cornwall Citizen of the Year: Dr. Rachel Navaneelan

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Rachel Navaneelan, general dentist from Cornwall, ON. Dr. Navaneelan was named the Citizen of the year at the Cornwall and Area Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards.  She is also founder of the Rachel’s Kids, a successful charitable project to helps fund several projects around the world through the Rachel’s Kids Development Fund and to support our work with children who are victims of abuse, neglect and poverty. I hope you find our conversation inspiring. If you have a similar story that you would like to share or if you would like to ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/30

Top News Taxing health benefits would ‘dramatically’ raise health-care costs: CLHIA Popular teething products deemed unsafe for babies to be banned in U.S. Remains of Canadian soldier killed in WWI battle in France finally found FDI World Dental Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina – Only two days left for early-bird registration Introducing images of rotten teeth on fizzy drinks could encourage healthier choices Canadian dentistry news Taxing health and dental benefits would hit the middle-class, report shows. globalnews.ca: Taxing employer-provided health and dental benefits shrink the disposable income of middle-income earners across the country by hundreds of dollars every year, ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/05/23

Top News Highly regarded Volpe Prize goes to a UBC doctoral student again Pénurie de dentistes en Haute-Gaspésie Silver diamine fluoride bill passes through first Senate committee hearing FDA approves new drug for patients with chronic liver disease who have low blood platelets and are undergoing a medical or dental procedure The IADR/AADR publish JDR special issue on head and neck cancer Canadian dentistry news Assiniboian Elected Canadian Dental Association President. discovermoosejaw.com: Mitch Taillon a practicing Dentist in Assiniboia has made his way through the Provincial and National ranks to be the President of the Canadian Dental Association. Read more ...

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