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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/30

Top News What Canada’s new tax-planning proposals mean for private businesses Toxic chemical BPA still common in blood samples: survey Should kids be sedated for dental work? FDI releases chairside guide for dentists with a focus on caries prevention Fluoride exposure and indicators of thyroid functioning in the Canadian population: implications for community water fluoridation Canadian dentistry news Proposed Tax Changes and Impacts to Private Corporations and Professionals. mnp.ca: How proposed tax changes could impact dentists. MNP LLP provides a Q&A. Read more What Canada’s new tax-planning proposals mean for private businesses. theglobeandmail.com: The newly proposed tax-planning measures will fundamentally ...

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What’s on the Agenda of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s 2017 Meeting?

Dr. Charles Lekic is the Chair of the CAPD Winnipeg Organizing Committee. He joined me to provide more information on the conference scientific and social programs. The CAPD 2017 conference will take place in Winnipeg, MB, September 14 to 16, 2017. We hope you can join! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager  Visit the CAPD website Visit the CAPD Winnipeg Conference website Register to attend the conference   Full Interview ( 8.25″)  

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/23

Top News Call for feedback: Dental amalgams compared with resin composites ‘I’m back in the 1950s’: Saint John dentist says proposed tax changes punish women. Change proposed by federal government closes a loophole involving ‘passive investment income Albertans could see dental costs drop thanks to new fee guide The anti-sugar fad is now a trend A tougher tooth – A new dental restoration composite developed by UCSB scientists proves more durable than the conventional material Canadian dentistry news Differing perspectives on water fluoridation. watertoday.ca: People have the right, not only to know what is being added to the water that ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/16

Top News Doctors and other professionals push back against proposed tax reforms aimed at high earners Cases of HPV-related oral cancers have risen significantly in Canada Medical board orders Georgia doctors to get training on opioids Session during World Dental Congress draws attention to ‘No health without oral health’ Canadian dentistry news Cases of HPV-related oral cancers have risen significantly in Canada. cbc.ca: In a cross-Canada study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers found the incidence of HPV-related oropharyngeal cancers increased by about 50% between 2000 and 2012. The proportion of oral cancers caused by HPV has risen ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/08/02

Top News Ottawa’s new tax measures unfairly target many doctors JADA: Caries experience in permanent teeth in older kids unchanged in last decade A march toward scientific literacy Medical cannabis FAQ Children who have sealants applied to their back teeth are less likely to have tooth decay Canadian dentistry news Ottawa’s new tax measures unfairly target many doctors. theglobeandmail.com: In the March, 2017, federal budget, Finance Minister Bill Morneau vowed to close loopholes that were allowing the wealthy to avoid paying their fair share of taxes. Now, the government has unveiled measures that target private corporations, a category that includes ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/26

Top News Periodontitis bacterium may hold the cure for leukemia It’s time to break down the wall between dentistry and medicine Middlesex-London Health Unit to shutter dental clinic Canadian dentistry news Dentists in the crosshair of new Liberal tax announcements. oralhealthgroup.com: The federal government has sent another warning shot to dentists and other professionals who have been using private corporations (PC) such as professional corporations/hygiene service corporation/technical service corporations and holding corporations as a tax savings vehicle. Read more Dental care is a right – not a luxury. theglobeandmail.com: Opinion piece by Abdullah Shihipar. Read more Middlesex-London Health Unit to ...

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Global Dental Hygiene Conference: Translating Knowledge to Action

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Ann Spolarich, Associate Director of the National Center for Dental Hygiene Research & Practice, a partner organization in hosting the CDHA conference, that will take place in October 2017 in Ottawa.  Ann spoke about the theme of the conference as well as how prospective attendees could register to attend the conference and what they should expect in terms of topics to be presented. As we promised her, there is more information below in the post on the conference and the registration process. Enjoy the interview! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights The conference ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/19

Top 3 Must Read The association between diabetes mellitus, sugar-sweetened beverages, and tooth loss: evidence from 18 states Years after Calgary dumped fluoride, schools and dentists ramp up efforts to battle cavities Digital evaluation of nasal changes induced by rapid maxillary expansion with different anchorage and appliance design Canadian dentistry news Dependent seniors need better oral care. winnipegfreepress.com: The mouth is the entry point to a healthy body, yet as a focus of general and personal health, the mouth remains separate from the body in our publicly funded health-care system. This is a double-edged problem for the increasing numbers of Canadians ...

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