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Dr. Doug Mackey on NDEB Search for New Executive Director and Registrar

Dr. Doug Mackey, new President of the National Examining Dental Board, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the search that is underway to find a new Executive Director and Registrar, following Dr. Jack Gerrow’s retirement announcement. Visit the NDEB Website View the Executive Director and Registrar’s job description      

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Ms. Gerry Cool, the New CDHA President

Early November 2016, the CDHA announced the installation of its new President, Ms. Gerry Cool, at its annual general meeting in Edmonton.  Ms. Gerry Cool brings 42 years of experience to the position of CDHA President. Following her graduation from the University of Alberta in 1974, Gerry worked as a dental hygienist for 10 years in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, before returning home to the family farm in Carseland, Alberta, in 1983. Since then, she has worked in private dental practises, full and part time, and has been actively involved in the College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta and CDHA ...

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CDAA Golf Tournament to Benefit Research

Stephanie Kavanagh, Executive Director of the Canadian Dental Assistants’ Association, spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier about a new addition to their annual general meeting; a golf tournament to fund CDAA research. Golf Letter of Interest  Sponsorship Packages 2017 CDAA invites you to participate in their survey and let them know if you would like to participate in this exciting event so they can send you additional details! Complete the survey! Deadline is Feb 6, 2017      

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/01/26

Top 3 Must Read Collaboration to Tackle New Treatments for Periodontal Disease. FDA Now Offers Consumer Page on Opioids. New toolkit lets dentists build on antibiotic prescribing success. Canadian dentistry news New Brunswick Dental Society. nbdental.com: As authorized healthcare professionals, active licensed dentists in New Brunswick may now request access to the EHR. Read more New Brunswick Dental Society. nbdental.com: Tooth decay is one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. In Moncton, we can do something about it. Read more The School of Dentistry has deep roots. ualberta.ca: Ualberta dental school The School kicked-off its centennial celebrations, ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/01/19

Top 5 Must Read Northern biobank will fill health knowledge gaps in rural, First Nations communities Is dentistry ready for the future? Fear of fluoride New dental implant with built-in reservoir reduces risk of infections FDA warns on repeated, lengthy use of general anesthesia drugs Canadian dentistry news Is sugar killing us? Author Gary Taubes makes his case. cbc.ca: Science writer Gary Taubes argues sugar is responsible for more premature deaths than cigarettes. Read more Added sugar in the packaged foods and beverages available at a major Canadian retailer in 2015: a descriptive analysis. cmajopen.ca: The results provide an estimation ...

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Bridge to Health: Dentists making a Difference in Uganda

Drs. Izchak Barzilay, Elahe Behrooz, and Courtney David spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier about their recent trip to Uganda within the Bridge to Health program.  Excerpt from the University of Toronto Dentistry Magazine (Summer/Fall 2016): It was during his second trip to the African nation that Barzilay decided he wanted to do more than extract teeth – he wanted to create a field denture program, shifting the health care priority from straight5 triage to recovery. And he wanted to bring students from the school along to learn and help. Under this new initiative, the 12-person team made fit thermoplastic dentures each ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/01/11

Top 5 Must Read Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans Fluoride varnish in primary care project awarded international grant January JADA looks at changes in facial profile resulting from orthodontic treatment Dental implants with antibacterial activity and designed to facilitate integration into the bone Mouthpiece improves movement for patient with Parkinson disease Canadian dentistry news Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans. cda-adc.ca: A coalition of health care service providers warned of the potential negative implications of taxing the premiums paid on employer-provided health and dental benefits. Read more Taxation of Health ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/12/21

Top 5 Must Read Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans ADA releases ‘A mom’s guide to fluoride’ Antiseptic mouthwash against pharyngeal Neisseria gonorrhoeae New stem cell delivery approach regenerates dental pulp-like tissue in a rodent model New e-cigarettes alert as experts warn that the exposure to chemicals could trigger severe gum disease and even increase the risk of mouth cancer Canadian dentistry news Health care providers urge federal government to not tax health benefit plans. cda-adc.ca: A coalition of health care service providers warned of the potential negative implications of taxing the premiums paid ...

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