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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/12

Top 5 Must Read Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada What Dentists Earn: 2017 edition Breaking the opioid habit in dentists’ offices 9 questions to ask your dentist before your kids go under sedation Public, patients agree – OMFS most qualified for dental implant procedures Canadian dentistry news Dr. Daniel Kandelman, new member of the Order of Canada. gg.ca and umontreal: Dr. Kandelman has been awarded the Order of Canada for his research and contributions to advancing knowledge in the field of dentistry. Read more, lire plus Dental facility in the works for Dawson, says retired ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/07/05

Top 5 Must Read Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market Women in dentistry an expanding focus of ADA 2017 Opinion: As a dentist, I hate sugar. But I don’t want kids scared off it with horror packaging Safety and efficacy of 3 pediatric midazolam moderate sedation regimens Prolonged breastfeeding linked to dental cavities in children Canadian dentistry news Authorized Canadian naloxone Nasal Spray (NARCAN) coming to market. healthycanadians.gc.ca: Health Canada is advising health care professionals and Canadians that the Canadian authorized version of NARCAN will transition onto the market by July 5, 2017. Read more Montreal dentist ...

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Catching up with Prosthodontic Associates in Uganda 2017

Last year, we had the pleasure to speak with few members of the Prosthodontic Associates team who traveled to Uganda with the Bridge to Health program. We thought of following up with them once again this year and see how their 2017 trip to Uganda went.  Here they are, enjoy! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Note: Dr. Avi Shelemay is not a member of the Prosthodontic Associates team. He is a periodontist practicing in Ottawa and owner of Capital Periodontics.      

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Dr. Ashok Varma on the 2017 Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Dr. Ashok Varma, Chair of the CARDP Scientific Program, shared with Dr. John O’Keefe pertinent information about the CARDP upcoming meeting in Vancouver in September 2017. You can visit the CARDP meeting webpage and register here to attend the meeting. Highlights This Year’s CARDP 25th Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Vancouver BC at the Pinnacle Harbourfront Hotel and promises to be another great meeting. The theme will be centered around dentistry, a multi-disciplinary approach. As such, speakers represent a broad range on subjects ranging from restorative, to periodontal procedures, oral surgery, oral pathology, obstructive sleep apnea and endodontics ...

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2017 Scientific Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics

Dr. Les Kallos, President of the Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics (CARDP), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about their upcoming scientific meeting.  Highlights The Canadian Academy of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics (CARDP) provides through Annual Scientific Meeting Symposiums, programs of outstanding continuing education and camaraderie for all Dentists who wish to improve their professional lives and the well being of the patients they serve. CARDP is comprised of Dentists from across the country as well as the USA. The membership includes both General Dentists and Prosthodontists who share a passion for excellence in Restorative, Prosthetic and Implant Dentistry. ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/21

Top 3 Must Read Blocking yeast-bacteria interaction may prevent severe biofilms that cause childhood tooth decay Airborne bacteria remain live for 45 minutes FDA approves new, cheaper rival to EpiPen allergy shot Canadian dentistry news Dr. Gerry Uswak – A candid conversation with the departing dean. dentistry.usask.ca: Dr. Uswak on 10 years as Dean, and what lies ahead. Read more Higher minimum wage leads to better public health in Peterborough. thepeterboroughexaminer.com: Opinion: “…raising the minimum wage so that it is closer to a “living” wage is probably one of the more powerful ways to improve the health and wellbeing” says ...

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Dr. Carol Martin: Designer of the Official Tartan of the Office of the Governor General

The morning of her visit to CDA’s headquarters in Ottawa was one of the bright moments in my Oasis journey. Dr. Carol Martin joined the CDA Oasis and CDA Essentials Magazine teams to tell us the beautiful story that led to her designing what has now become Canada’s Governor General’s official tartan.  She is a dentist from Beaverlodge, Alberta; and like many other dentists I have had the pleasure to meet and work with, Dr. Martin is an artist who loves arts, sculpting and working with colors. We now know that there is more beneath the white coat, and her ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/06/14

Top 3 Must Read WHO ranks antibiotics in a bid to counter drug resistance Use of prefabricated blood vessels may revolutionize root canals At least 2,458 Canadians died from opioid-related overdoses in 2016 Canadian dentistry news DIAC Twenty-First Annual Future of Dentistry Survey results. diac.ca: Canadian dentists turn to financial practice management CE, patient financing and promotion on social media as dental practice consolidation continues. Read more Smile For A Lifetime Canada Announces New National President. smileforalifetime: Dr. Allan Davis, an orthodontist from Toronto, is named president. Read more Health experts advocate for tax on sugary drinks. cbc.ca: A 20 ...

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