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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/02/13

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. Schulich Dentistry Recognized by the International Association for Dental Research. uwo.ca: This year, representatives of Schulich Dentistry were awarded three prestigious international awards. The Salivary Research Group/International Association for Dental Research (IADR) offers three annual research awards for the most innovative abstracts submitted to the IADR 2015 conference. Read more 2. Championing gender equality in Australia. mckinsey.com: A group of business leaders is redefining the role of men in the promotion of gender equality—and improving the environment ...

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CDA @ Work: CDA meets with the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry (ACFD)

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) and the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry (ACFD) held one of its regular meetings on February 9 in Ottawa at the CDA head office.  The purpose of the meeting was to discuss issues of common interest.  Among the key topics discussed were:  advocacy for federal research support and training of future scientists and teachers; Oasis; the JCDA scholarly edition;  issues related to patients with special needs and practice management curriculum.  In attendance at the meeting were (left to right in the photograph): CDA’s Director of Clinical and Scientific Affairs, Dr. Benoit Soucy, the CDA President, Dr. Gary ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/02/06

Top 5 Must Read 1. Government of Canada reveals new research on tobacco, alcohol and drug use. news.gc.ca: The Government of Canada published the results of the 2013 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs Survey (CTADS), which demonstrate progress made in sustaining all-time lows in smoking rates, while also highlighting the need for continued attention to issues such as marijuana use among youth and prescription drug abuse. Read more 2. Faculty of Dentistry students work to transform special needs into an everyday practice with annual Sharing Smiles event. utoronto.ca: Not every smile is treated equally, according to Ali Sigal (MSc 1T6), ...

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Video Interview: NCOHR Panel Discussion on Opioids for Management of Oro-facial Pain

Dr. Debora Matthews spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about an NCOHR session happening during the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, BC, in March 2015. The session is entitled “Opioids for the management of oro-facial pain: dispelling the myths.” The purpose of the session is to present the current best evidence on the use and misuse of opioids in everyday clinical dental practice. The session will take place on Friday, March 6th, 2015 between 8:30 and 11:00 am at the VCC West – Room 220. Watch the video interview    

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/01/30

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week.   Top 4 Must Read 1. Inequalities in oral health and access to dental services among Canadians. NCOHR: Who benefits from the progress of Canadian dentistry? How to solve the problem? Watch video (3 min) 2. Quantification and Qualification of Bacteria Trapped in Chewed Gum. org: using novel methods to quantify and qualify oral bacteria trapped in chewed gum, the hypothesis is confirmed that chewing gum can trap and remove bacteria from the oral cavity. Read more 3. Survival of dental implants ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/01/23

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. Faculty of Dentistry Alum Tom Harle Awarded Order of Canada. utoronto.ca: The highest honour in Canada, the Order of Canada, has been bestowed upon alumnus Thomas Jon Harle (DDS 8T0, Prosthodontics 8T9, MSc 9T0) for his work with the homeless and vulnerable populations both in Canada and abroad. Read more 2. Use of bone graft substitutes containing recombinant proteins or synthetic peptides in patients under age 18 – FDA Safety Communication. fda.gov: The FDA has approved these ...

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Watch how you can download the new CDA Oasis App!

Download the app and share your experience with us. You are always welcome to send us your questions, suggestions, and feedback! We’d love to hear from you. Email us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Call us: 1855-716-2747 Watch the video tutorial    

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/01/16

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. Latest developments from Dalhousie. dal.ca: Update from President Florizone on faculty‑submitted formal complaint. Read more 2. Reducing the pain of dental treatment for children and adolescents: unclear evidence. cochraneohg.wordpress.com: A systematic review of the evidence to find out if injections of local anaesthetic given whilst children and young people (aged 17 years or younger) are having dental treatment under general anaesthetic reduce the amount of pain felt afterwards. Read more 3. Study finds experience of pain relies ...

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