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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/11/14

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you (jokeefe@cda-adc.ca) or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 5000). Best wishes, John   Top 5 Must Read Ontario Dentists Support Changes to Smoke-Free Ontario Act. The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care today announced new regulations under the Act which will prohibit smoking on restaurant patios, playgrounds and certain other public spaces effective January ...

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Interview with Dr. Jason Noel about the CDA/NLDA National Convention – August 2015

Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager, spoke with Dr. Jason Noel about the upcoming Canadian Dental Association/Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Associaion National Convention that will take place in St John’s in August 2015. Dr. Noel spoke about how to register for the convention as well as the Continuing Education and the social programs awaiting NLDA’s guests.              Listen to the Audio Interview (6 min)     Do you have any particular question on this topic? Do you have any comments or suggestions? Email us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca You are invited to comment on this post and provide further insights ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/11/04

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you (jokeefe@cda-adc.ca) or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 5000). Best wishes, John Top Five Must Reads Sorafenid and osteonecrosis of the jaw, Canadian Adverse Reaction newsletter. In order to improve the understanding of the potential risk of ONJ in patients taking sorafenib, health care professionals are encouraged to report this adverse reaction to Health ...

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Ebola Update: More Resources Available

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in West Africa a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). It is important to know the facts about Ebola and to be prepared for it.  This is a compilation of resources prepared by the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention OSAP), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the American Medical Association (AMA), and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). The risk of an Ebola transmission in a dental healthcare setting is extremely low. It is highly unlikely that someone with Ebola symptoms will seek dental care when they are severely ill. ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/10/28

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you (jokeefe@cda-adc.ca) or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 2297). Best wishes, John  Canadian dentistry news Important Information about Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) by RCDSO. The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has been working with Public Health Ontario and other partners to monitor for and provide timely guidance regarding the recent circulation of EV-D68 ...

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Brighter Thinking: NFLD/CDA National Conference – August 2015

The Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association welcomes Canadian dentists to the Canadian Dental Association National Conference scheduled for August 26th-29th 2015. The Conference is an outstanding national forum where science, social and the commercial sides of dentistry meet. The Newfoundland Dental Association also promises a rich social program, ranging from a reception to a pub crawl to a black-tie dinner and, finally, the high-energy concert to close the conference. For more information, click here For registration Click here Stay informed with the Conference Facebook page and follow the Conference on Twitter        

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/10/14

Dear colleagues, Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. We invite you to send us leads to news stories worth sharing that have come across your desk in the past week and we look forward to hearing from you (jokeefe@cda-adc.ca or 1-800-267-6354 ext. 2297). Best wishes, John       Canadian dentistry news CDA: Dr. Gary MacDonald speaks about the 2014 FDI Annual World Dental Congress. Listen to the audio interview Best Practice Advice About Multidose Vials. RCDSO. Read more…  Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President. The Canadian Dental ...

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Light Curing – Guidelines for Practitioners – A Consensus Statement from the 2014 Symposium on Light Curing in Dentistry

A two-day international symposium on Light Curing in Dentistry was held at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada on May 29th and 30th, 2014. The symposium was attended by over 40 key opinion leaders from academia and industry who worked together to develop following advice to practitioners about light curing.   Consensus Statement printable version Read the jcda.ca feature on the topic When selecting a light curing unit (LCU) Recognize that all lights are not created equal. Use a LCU from a manufacturer who provides contact information, a user manual, and service. Preferably the LCU should have received a favourable report or ...

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