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FDI World Oral Health Day 2017

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Jack Cottrell, Canadian dentist and Treasurer at the World Dental Federation FDI. We spoke about the importance of World Oral Health Day, coming up on March 20th, 2017. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights   Oral health is multi-faceted and includes the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow and convey a range of emotions through facial expressions with confidence and without pain, discomfort and disease of the craniofacial complex. This year World Oral Health Day is tagged Live Mouth Smart: Good oral hygiene habits, avoiding risk factors and having a regular ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/03/15

Top 3 Must Read Tooth Fairy Program overwhelmed by Moncton need for dental care Structural neuroimaging reveals the peripheral and central contributions to trigeminal neuralgia pain Pictures show how sugary drinks can damage teeth Canadian dentistry news Tooth Fairy Program overwhelmed by Moncton need for dental care. cbc.ca: The program helps between 25 to 30 people a year, up from 12 patients the first year. Dental bills can reach into the thousands. Read more Companies seek to turn captured carbon into concrete, fish food and even toothpaste. cbc.ca: To help push the trend forward, the Alberta agency has put forward ...

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School of Dentistry’s Centennial Lectures: All you need to know about your dental visit

I had the pleasure to meet four distinguished faculty members from the School of Dentistry at the University of Alberta: Dr. Liran Levin, Dr. Reena Talwar, Dr. Donald Yu, and Dr. Ysidora Torrealba. They joined me to speak about the first lecture in a series they are offering as part of the school’s centennial celebration. The lecture is open to the public, so if you happen to be close by, check it out! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Centennial Lecture Series      

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/03/08

Top 5 Must Read Celebrate World Oral Health Day – March 20 Orthodontists report uptick in number of patients attempting DIY teeth straightening New method of detecting bacteria during root canal treatments ‘No need,’ says inter-professional working group on antibiotics prescription WHO publishes list of bacteria for which new antibiotics are urgently needed Canadian dentistry news From cancer to opioid abuse, Research Day 2017 tackles vital health challenges. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Read more 47th Annual Table Clinics and dental hygiene professional presentations. dal.ca: An opportunity to shine as experts. Read more Manitoba dentists could be allowed to administer Botox. winnipeg.ctvnews.com: Dr. Marcel ...

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The University of Alberta School of Dentistry’s Centennial Celebration Kick Off

Today, I had the pleasure to speak with Dr. Paul Major, Professor and Chair of the University of Alberta School of Dentistry. Dr. Major reviewed the long and rich history of the school and shared his view on the school’s strategic plan, implemented since 2010. Dr. Major also shared information about exciting events that will take place throughout 2017 to celebrate the School of Dentistry’s centennial.  Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager PDC Alumni Reception  Centennial Lecture Series  Craniofacial Biology Research Symposium Craniofacial Biology Poster Abstract Submission One Hundred Year Gala      

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/03/01

Top 3 Must Read Healthy Smiles Ontario provides dental coverage to 85,000 Toronto kids Prescription from ER doctor: expand public dental programs UBC Dentistry at PDC 2017 Canadian dentistry news Healthy Smiles Ontario provides dental coverage to 85,000 Toronto kids. insidetoronto.com: Ontario Dental Association estimates half-million Ontario kids eligible. Read more Making the leap from lab to market. publications.mcgill.ca: Two McGill Dentistry teams are working on getting their products to market. Dr. Faleh Tamimi and his team and Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi presented their projects at this year McGill Dobson Cup, an annual startup competition for the McGill community. Dr. Al-Hashedi ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/02/15

Top 5 Must Read Celebrating the University of Alberta School of Dentistry’s centennial Dr. Paul Allison on the increased number of children needing dental surgery in Montreal University of Manitoba delivers first master class in dental management of snoring and OSA 2017 Oral Health in Peel: Key findings about risk factors and oral health outcomes Resin infiltration – New cavity treatment offers no drilling, no filling   University of Alberta School of Dentistry 100 Years 1917-2017. youtube.com: Watch video now Dr. Walter Siqueira to lead the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR). Schulich.uwo.ca: Dr. Siqueira will begin his term as Vice-President ...

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

Top 3 Must Read Health benefits tax off the table, for now Op-ed discusses dangers of “secondhand sugars” in children February JADA looks at assessment and treatment for deep carious lesions Canadian dentistry news Health benefits tax off the table, for now. thestar.com: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau suggested the tax would not be part of the upcoming budget. Read more Vacancies in dental field growing in Thunder Bay. tbnewswatch.com: Career fair at Confederation College, inThunder Bay, highlights growing need in the health care field. Read more International dentistry news FDA confirms elevated levels of belladonna in certain homeopathic teething products. ...

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