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ASM 2018: Evaluating the Interprofessional Model of Care

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  Dr. Sean Boynes is a dental anesthesiologist who received his DMD from the University of Pittsburgh and completed a three-year anesthesiology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He currently serves as Director of Interprofessional Practice at the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/04/04

Top News April is National Oral Health Month Ontario’s Dentists Will Continue to Push for Dental Care for Low-Income Kids Experts Warn of Emerging ‘Stimulant Epidemic’ Nova Scotia boosts use of telehealth, EMRs Canadian dentistry news April is National Oral Health Month. cda-adc.ca: Oral health activities and resources. Read more National Oral Health Month – April 2018. canada.ca: April is Oral Health Month, a chance for all Canadians to take extra care of our oral health and recognize its often understated impact on our overall well-being. As well, April 7 to 13 is National Dental Hygienists Week, a time to ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/28

Top News American Dental Association Announces New Policy to Combat Opioid Epidemic NDP MPP Teresa Armstrong spoke about one of her constituents struggling with access to dental care during question period (Watch starting at 55:20) Vanthof Takes Liberals to Task Over Dental Care Canadian dentistry news Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami will have say in how some federal money for Inuit is spent. cbc.ca/news: With the federal government promising hundreds of millions of dollars for Inuit priorities, the head of the national organization, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, says it’s time for Inuit aspirations for self-determination to mature into adulthood. Read more NDP MPP ...

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Dr. Charles Shin Welcomes You to ASM 2018

As the Ontario Dental Association‘s Annual Spring Meeting approaches, we at CDA Oasis are pleased to bring you highlights of some of the speakers and the sessions that will be offered this year. It is my hope that you learn from the various conversations; and if you happen to be in Toronto, you find it interesting enough to attend the event.  I had the pleasure to host Dr. Charles Shin, Charles Shin, Chair of Education Advisory Committee at ODA. Dr. Shin is a graduate of The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at Western University and practices in Stouffville, ON.  ASM2018 is the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/21

Top News B.C. to increase dental surgeries in bid to improve access to vulnerable patients Andrea Horwath unveils $1.2B public dental plan New grant program spurs international volunteerism Opioid prescriptions in England nearly doubled in 10 years – report Report on opioid prescribing by Ontario dentists Canadian dentistry news Ontario Liberals to expand OHIP+ program to seniors. benefitscanada.com: The question of dental coverage is the subject of Benefits Canada’s weekly online poll. Should dental services be part of public health-care coverage? Read more B.C. to increase dental surgeries in bid to improve access to vulnerable patients. theglobeandmail.com: The B.C. government ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/14

Top News As overdose deaths rise, dentists learn to watch for signs of drug use Dentists can identify eating disorders Updated version of ADA’s premier resource on fluoridation available The Forsyth Institute expands key human microbiome database University of Regina researchers developing automated pain detection system Canadian dentistry news As overdose deaths rise, dentists learn to watch for signs of drug use. cbc.ca: Drug overdoses was one of the hot topics at dental conference in Vancouver last week, where hundreds of dentists learned about the potentially lethal combination of prescribed and illicit drugs. Read more Le fentanyl s’invite chez le ...

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FDI World Health Day 2018 with Dr. Jack Cottrell

It is always a pleasure to welcome Dr. Jack Cottrell, dentist from Port Perry, ON, and Treasurer at the World Dental Federation (FDI). Dr. Cottrell spoke about World Oral Health Day 2018 and the importance of promoting and sustaining oral health as well as facilitating the conversation between dentists and patients about their oral health.  I hope you enjoy the conversation and visit the WOHD website. A variety of good resources in multiple languages is available for the dentist, the dental team and the patient. As usual, we welcome your thoughts, questions, and suggestions! We’d love to hear from you ...

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The Dental Association of PEI Welcomes You to the CDA’s 2018 Convention

It promises to be the event of the summer! The Dental Association of PEI is holding its joint convention with the Canadian Dental Association in Charlottetown August 22nd to 25th, 2018. A great scientific as well as social  program awaits PEI guests along with a sizeable number of exhibitors who are showing their latest and brightest products and technologies.  In this conversation, I welcomed Dr. Mike Connolly, Dr. Richard Holden, and Dr. Brian Barrett. Dr. Connolly is Chair of the exhibitors and Sponsors committee. Dr. Richard Holden is CDA Board member and Chair of the Continuing Education Committee. And, Dr. ...

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