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Dr. Cameron Grant, Recipient of the Keith Titley Graduate Student Award

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Cameron Grant, general dentist and currently pediatric dentistry resident. Dr. Grant was recently awarded the Keith Titley Graduate Student Award by the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Grant’s research is in its final stages and I hope to host him again to learn about its outcomes. I hope you enjoy the conversation. Please share your thoughts, questions, and suggestions with us through oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights The purpose of Dr. Grant’s study is to measure the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQL) in preschool children with severe ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/03/08

Canadian dentistry news Dental Assistants Recognition Week 2018. cdaa.ca: Don’t forget to recognize Registered Dental Assistants during the first week of March, the 4th to 10th! Read more Dental care access for Extendicare seniors. timminspress.com: A collaboration has ensured long-term care residents at Extendicare Timmins don’t have to make a challenging trip outside their home to access dental care. Read more Formation en santé : le N.-B. à la remorque des autres provinces. acadienouvelle.com: Les francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick sont dépendants des universités des autres provinces pour recevoir un diplôme dans plusieurs secteurs de la santé et rien ne les oblige ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/28

Top News Federal budget’s simpler plan to tax passive income likely to calm small business outcry Concerns over health effects of vaping – and rising use among teens March JADA looks at severity of periodontal disease in meth users Canadian dentistry news Everything you need to know about federal budget 2018. nationalpost.com: The Post’s team of experts, including Andrew Coyne and John Ivison, on everything you need to know about the budget — from politics to your pocket book. Read more Federal budget’s simpler plan to tax passive income likely to calm small business outcry. nationalpost.com: The small business tax ...

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Ontario Dental Association’s Campaign: Doing More for Low-Income Children

I had the pleasure to host Dr. Gerald Smith, spokesperson for the ongoing campaign the Ontario Dental Association is holding to ensure adequate funding for the Healthy Smiles Ontario program. Dr. Smith is a general dentist from Thunder Bay, ON. He has been an active member of ODA, contributing to various committees and becoming the ODA president in 2014.  If you would like to share your thoughts, questions, or suggestions, please do so by emailing us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier CDA Oasis Manager Highlights The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) has developed a public campaign focused on children ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/21

Top News McGill – Appointment of new Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry Senate deal to vote on pot bill on June 7 means no actual sales before August Health benefits of marijuana go up in smoke in new study Nanotechnology could redefine oral surgery Canadian dentistry news McGill – Appointment of new Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry. mcgill.ca: Professor Elham Emami the Faculty of Dentistry’s next Dean will officially begin her mandate on July 1st, 2018. But she is not a stranger to the Faculty. She has been an Adjunct Professor at McGill since 2011. Read more New ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/15

Top News Instead of Filling Cavities, Dentists May Soon Regenerate Teeth Kratom is hailed as a natural pain remedy, assailed as an addictive killer. The U.S. wants to treat it like heroin U.S. files complaint against three biggest dental supply firms Dental care in early dementia might prevent problems later Canadian dentistry news New Manitoba senator says federal dental program for First Nations, Inuit communities isn’t working. cbc.ca: ‘Manitoba’s newest senator says dental disease is a real issue on First Nations and a federal program isn’t helping. Sen. Mary Jane McCallum, who was appointed last December, spoke up at her ...

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Dr. Les Ennis Shares Lessons From Overseas Dental Missions

Dr. John O’Keefe invited Dr. Les Ennis to share his lessons from overseas dental missions. Canadian dentists are world renowned for their volunteer efforts aimed at providing oral care to underserved populations.  There are numerous resources available if you wish to participate in these missions. Below you will find links to some of them.  If you have a question or if you wish to share your feedback and suggestions, please get in touch with us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca Dr. John O’Keefe Director, Knowledge Networks, CDA Resource Australian Dental Association: Handbook for Dental Volunteer Projects.  Journey with Dr. Ennis in Kenya, in ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2018/02/07

Top News Ontario’s dentists urge provincial government to do more for low-income kids Registration begins Feb. 14 for ADA 2018 annual meeting in Hawaii High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows Flu vaccine provided dismal protection against this winter’s virus, early data suggest Canadian dentistry news Ontario’s Dentists Urge Provincial Government to Do More for Low-Income Kids. oda.on.ca: Close to 300,000 children in need of dental care aren’t getting it. The Ontario Dental Association has launched an awareness campaign to help Ontarians understand the dangerous funding gap in public dental care. Read more Ontario dental program helps ...

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