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The JCDA of the Future – focused, online and enhanced

  At a recent meeting in Ottawa, the Board of the Canadian Dental Association confirmed that the Association is committed to scholarly publishing and voted to continue publication of the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association (JCDA), with a clear focus on original articles that contribute to the body of knowledge of the dental profession. In future, the JCDA will focus solely on publishing original research, comprehensive literature reviews, and proceedings of scholarly meetings. It will continue as an online-only journal on the JCDA.ca site. In recent years, CDA has created a number of new professional media including CDA Essentials ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/04/02

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. April is National Oral Health Month. cda-adc.ca: As part of a healthy lifestyle and to help reduce the risk of oral disease, follow CDA’s steps to good oral health. Read more 2. Tri-nation study promotes early intervention strategies to improve Indigenous oral health. utoronto.ca: A first of its kind study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research involving indigenous populations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand is attempting to tackle a growing problem in Indigenous populations: ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/03/20

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. Survey reveals two thirds of those over the age of 55 regret not looking after their teeth in earlier life. dentalhealth.org: Those living in the North East of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland regret their past oral hygiene the most while more men regret not caring for their teeth than women. Read more 2. UBC – Summer student practitioner program. ubc.ca: Since 1982, BC dentists and selected UBC dental students have participated in this mutually beneficial program which has been ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/03/13

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. B.C. to ban e-cigarette sales to young people. thestar.com: The health minister’s regulations would also prohibit their use in indoor public spaces, workplaces, school grounds and health authority properties. Read more 2. Your mouth is the gateway to your body. Nutrition is vital to your oral (and overall) health. oda.on.ca: March is Nutrition Month. Ontario’s dentists remind people to eat a nutritious and balanced diet, because healthy eating has a direct impact on an individual’s oral health. ...

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Canadians have an important voice to add to the conversation

Message from Dr. Dan Haas, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and President, Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry The annual meeting of the American Dental Education Association – held this year in Boston between March 7th and 10th – provides dental educators across Canada and the U.S. an essential glimpse into the state of dental education. This meeting fosters dialogue among academics on the challenges and issues we face in dental education and creates a collective forum from which we can advance our common goals of improving teaching and learning. One of the strengths of ADEA is its pursuit of ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2015/03/06

Here is a sampling of news items that came across our desks at CDA in the past week. Top 5 Must Read 1. Shy kids get more cavities? Dental health study drills down to surprises. montrealgazette.com: A longitudinal study of the dental health of 1,286 Quebec children aged five months to eight years has confirmed some fairly obvious toothy truths — brushing twice a day helps, sugary snacks do not — but some of the findings are not exactly intuitive. Read more 2. Dalhousie update to community. dal.ca: The University’s response continues to consist of four initiatives, aimed at addressing ...

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Five Years of Age: Recommendation Statement

This summary is based on the Recommendation Statement published in the American Family Physician journal by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from Birth Through Five Years of Age: Recommendation Statement (February 2015) Context Dental caries is the most common chronic disease in children in the United States.1 According to the 1999–2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, approximately 42% of children two to 11 years of age have dental caries in their primary teeth. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found adequate evidence that oral fluoride supplementation, also known as dietary fluoride ...

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Establishing a community-based oral cancer prevention program for South Asians in BC: Phase 4

This is a 4-phase research project on establishing a community-based oral cancer prevention program for South Asians in British Columbia. In this video, Dr. Ajit Auluck presents the 3rd phase of this research project.  Click here for the video of Phase 1 of the research project  Click here for the video of Phase 2 of the research project  Click here for the video of Phase 3 of the research project    Watch the Video  

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