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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/01

Top 5 Must Read Asile El-Darahali works with @feednovascotia during Ramadan to help feed Nova Scotians in need Dental students gaining international attention for oral cancer screening video Heart in mouth – Evidence summary: the relationship between oral and cardiovascular disease What to tell dental patients who refuse to brush Can there really be work/life balance in the dental world? Canadian dentistry news Dr. Marie Dagenais is the new Executive Director and Registrar of the NDEB. publications.mcgill.ca: Read more Sarnia city council to receive a report on fluoride in water. theobserver.ca: Council chambers at Sarnia city hall was bustling with ...

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Competency-Based Learning: ACFD Educational Framework for the Development of Competencies in Dental Programs

I had the pleasure to host Drs. Anne Charbonneau and Leandra Best, respectively from the Université de Montréal and the University of British Columbia. Our conversation was about the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry’s revised document: ACFD Educational Framework for the Development of Competencies in Dental Programs. Dr. Anne Charbonneau greatly contributed to the development of these new competencies and Dr. Leandra Best actively participated in the implementation of this new educational framework in the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC. They shared their experiences with me and I hope you enjoy watching the conversation! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA OAsis Manager Resources ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/25

Top 5 Must Read New CADTH recommendations help make sense of sleep apnea treatment options Biting research – Teeth provide clues into vitamin D’s roots U of T inventor-entrepreneur honoured with Governor General’s Innovation Award Canadian dentistry news U of T inventor-entrepreneur honoured with Governor General’s Innovation Award. ibbme.utoronto.ca: Professor Paul Santerre honoured with the 2017 Governor General’s Innovation Award. Read more New CADTH recommendations help make sense of sleep apnea treatment options. cadth.ca: On May 26, 2017 CADTH will host a special event to share evidence and discuss the OSA recommendations. The session will also be livestreamed online. Read ...

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Symposium Keynote Speech: From tooth to guts: mechanisms of epithelial renewal and regeneration

Dr. Ophir Klein is the keynote speaker at the upcoming Symposium on Craniofacial Biology Research that the School of Dentistry at the University is holding on May 26 and 26, 2017. The symposium is held as part of the 100-year School of Dentistry celebrations and hosts North American leaders that will speak about the latest developments in craniofacial biology research. The symposium will also include U of A student presentations and a poster session.     Dr. Ophir  Klein, PhD, MD Dr. Ophir Klein is Professor of Orofacial Sciences and Pediatrics, the Larry L. Hillblom Distinguished Professor in Craniofacial Anomalies, and the ...

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School of Dentistry’s Centennial Lectures: How to keep your teeth forever

To tell us more about the third lecture that is in a series they are offering as part of the school’s centennial celebration.  The lecture is open to the public and it happens May 18th. So, if you happen to be close by, check it out! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Keeping our teeth and gums healthy for a lifetime should not be a very difficult task, so why do we still suffer from cavities, gum diseases, need root canals etc.? During this evening, we will reveal some secrets that will help you (and your kids) avoid the need for ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/17

Top 3 Must Read CADTH Special Event –Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Recommendations and Real-World Application ADA 2017 – America’s Dental Meeting registration now open Patterns of analgesic use to relieve tooth pain among residents in British Columbia Canadian dentistry news CADTH Special Event – May 26 from 1:00-2:30 pm EDT: Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea – Recommendations and Real-World Application. cadth.ca: Join CADTH, in person or online, as they review what the evidence and recommendations say about Interventions for obstructive sleep apnea. Read more and register Doctors on front line of opioid crisis. cbc.ca: After more than a decade of ...

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SuperChefs: Students Team up to Promote Healthy Eating Habits among Children

It’s always great to promote successful initiatives that take place in Canadian dental schools. Today I had the pleasure to host Drs. Greg Chang, Gail Hammond and Leeann Donnelly, who advocate interdisciplinary education through a collaboration between the various faculties at UBC and SuperChefs. Here they are speaking about the latest in their project. Chiraz GuessaierCDA Oasis Manager     

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/10

Top 5 Must Read 2016 census: Canada’s seniors outnumber its children for first time in history NSDA: Your Dentists Your Communities ODA celebrates 150 years! Vast majority of oral surgery patients would choose non-opioid medication, if given the option Oral and oropharyngeal cancer – Key points Canadian dentistry news 2016 census: Canada’s seniors outnumber its children for first time in history. theglobeandmail.com: The accelerating pace of aging in the population carries profound implications for everything from government budgets to pensions, health care, the labour market, consumer trends and social services. Read more University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry strategic focus ...

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