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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/07/22

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/07/22 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

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/07/15

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/07/15 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

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Video Presentation: Repair or Replace a Defective Restoration? Study Findings

This is the summary of the findings of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network’s study on repair or replacement of defective restorations.  Watch the video   Purpose of the Study Determine whether dentists in practices in the Dental PBRN are more likely to repair rather than replace a restoration that they diagnose as defective. Quantify the specific reasons for repairing or replacing restorations. Test the hypothesis that certain dentist-, patient-, and restoration-related variables are associated with the decision between repairing and replacing restorations. Study Findings Dentists were more likely to replace rather than repair by a 3-fold difference. Dentists who placed ...

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The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network: The Newest Oasis Discussions Contributor

We are pleased to announce that the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network has joined Oasis Discussions as a contributor.  Canadian dentists are welcome to enroll in the network to receive information and communication regarding the network’s studies and study results.  Although primarily devoted to providing health care services, the network is a group of outpatient care practices that has affiliated as a group and with an academic health center to investigate research questions and to share experiences and expertise. The network constitutes an organization that transcends any single research project. The network is an effort to help dental professionals directly improve ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/07/08

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/07/08 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 CUPE 79 sounds alarm over province’s cut to Toronto’s dental prevention services. “It’s appalling that the province would alter the standards just so they could defund the prevention services,” says CUPE ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/06/30

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/06/30 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 Canada’s healthcare system is “woefully unprepared” for an aging society, according to Canadian Medical Association President-Elect Dr. Chris Simpson. Read the article… In a study by The Commonwealth Fund of 11 ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/06/24

News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/06/24 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

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Dr. Jack Cottrell speaks about FDI mid-year meetings in Mexico

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Jack Cottrell, member of FDI Council, about FDI activities during the Federation’s mid-year meetings which were recently held in Mexico City.

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