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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/25

Top 5 Must Read New CADTH recommendations help make sense of sleep apnea treatment options Biting research – Teeth provide clues into vitamin D’s roots U of T inventor-entrepreneur honoured with Governor General’s Innovation Award Canadian dentistry news U of T inventor-entrepreneur honoured with Governor General’s Innovation Award. ibbme.utoronto.ca: Professor Paul Santerre honoured with the 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Award. Read more New CADTH recommendations help make sense of sleep apnea treatment options. cadth.ca: On May 26, 2017 CADTH will host a special event to share evidence and discuss the OSA recommendations. The session will also be livestreamed online. Read ...

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Symposium Keynote Speech: From tooth to guts: mechanisms of epithelial renewal and regeneration

Dr. Ophir Klein is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Symposium on Craniofacial Biology Research that the School of Dentistry at the University is holding on May 26 and 26, 2017. The symposium is held as part of the 100-year School of Dentistry celebrations and hosts North American leaders that will speak about the latest developments in craniofacial biology research. The symposium will also include U of A student presentations and a poster session.     Dr. Ophir  Klein, PhD, MD Dr. Ophir Klein is Professor of Orofacial Sciences and Pediatrics, the Larry L. Hillblom Distinguished Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies, and the ...

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School of Dentistry’s Centennial Lectures: How to keep your teeth forever

To tell us more about the third lecture that is in a series they are offering as part of the school’s centennial celebration.  The lecture is open to the public and it happens May 18th. So, if you happen to be close by, check it out! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Keeping our teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime should not be a very difficult task, so why do we still suffer from cavities, gum diseases, need root canals etc.? During this evening, we will reveal some secrets that will help you (and your kids) avoid the need for ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/17

Top 3 Must Read CADTH Special Event –Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Recommendations and Real-World Application ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting registration now open Patterns of analgesic use to relieve tooth pain among residents in British Columbia Canadian dentistry news CADTH Special Event – May 26 from 1:00-2:30 pm EDT: Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Recommendations and Real-World Application. cadth.ca: Join CADTH, in person or online, as they review what the evidence and recommendations say about Interventions for obstructive sleep apnea. Read more and register Doctors on front line of opioid crisis. cbc.ca: After more than a decade of ...

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SuperChefs: Students Team up to Promote Healthy Eating Habits among Children

It’s always great to promote successful initiatives that take place in Canadian dental schools. Today I had the pleasure to host Drs. Greg Chang, Gail Hammond and Leeann Donnelly, who advocate interdisciplinary education through a collaboration between the various faculties at UBC and SuperChefs. Here they are speaking about the latest in their project. Chiraz GuessaierCDA Oasis Manager     

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/10

Top 5 Must Read 2016 census: Canada’s seniors outnumber its children for first time in history NSDA: Your Dentists Your Communities ODA celebrates 150 years! Vast majority of oral surgery patients would choose non-opioid medication, if given the option Oral and oropharyngeal cancer – Key points Canadian dentistry news 2016 census: Canada’s seniors outnumber its children for first time in history. theglobeandmail.com: The accelerating pace of aging in the population carries profound implications for everything from government budgets to pensions, health care, the labour market, consumer trends and social services. Read more University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry strategic focus ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/03

Top 5 Must Read Ontario Legislative Assembly proclaimed April 26, 2017 “Ontario Dentist Day” Prevention the key to improving Nunavut oral health says chief dentist FDA restricts use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children March for Science draws big crowds ADA puts genetic testing and oral health in context for dentists Canadian dentistry news Ontario Legislative Assembly proclaimed April 26, 2017 “Ontario Dentist Day”. youroralhealth.ca: All-party collaboration recognizes the great work dentists do in Ontario. Read more Accepting government-sponsored dental plans. rcdso.org: The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario reminds dentists that if they elect to participate in provincial government-sponsored ...

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Childhood Oral Health: Nova Scotia 2017 Oral Health Report

I had the great pleasure of speaking with Dr. Carla Sherman, Chair of the Oral Health Promotions Committee at the Nova Scotia Dental Association, and Dr. Jeff Bonang, President of NSDA.  we invited them on Oasis Discussions to tell us about the newly released Childhood Oral Health report which contains important information as well as a number of important recommendations on early childhood oral care. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights Introducing good oral health habits early in life could mean Nova Scotia children will have better oral health, and better overall health, their whole lives. Early childhood caries (ECC), commonly known as ...

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