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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/10/12

Top 5 Must Read Corporate class funds to incur taxable gain – January 1, 2017 WHO urges global action to curtail consumption and health impacts of sugary drinks Antibiotics: The good, the bad, and the ugly Issue-based toolkits A higher incidence of dry socket may be related to the use of oral contraceptives after impacted mandibular third-molar extraction Canadian dentistry news Dental implant pioneer recognized with Norton M. Ross Award. ada.org: The award and commemorative plaque will be presented to Dr. Feine during a ceremony at ADA 2016. Read more Ethics 101: Q&A. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Guest speakers from this year’s DDS White Coat ...

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Dr. Michael Sereny on FDI Annual Congress

Dr. Chiraz Guessaier had the opportunity to speak FDI’s Chair of the Dental Practice committee, Dr. Michael Sereny. He recently participated in the FDI World Congress in Poznan, Poland. Highlights The five-day meeting consists of the presentation of official reports and discusses various dental and oral health policies. The dental practice committee is the voice of dental practitioners and consists of dentists who work in their own various private offices and are connected to their dental communities. The new oral health definition that was developed which is likely not as interesting to wet-fingered dentists was necessary as many view oral ...

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Dr. Harry-Sam Selikowitz on FDI Annual Congress

Dr. Harry-Sam Selikowitz, Chair of the Science Committee at FDI, spoke with Dr. Chiraz Guessaier about the recent FDI Annual Congress as well as his role in adopting the new oral hygiene definition and policy statements. Highlights  Overall, the meeting was successful in formulating and adopting eight new policy statements due to the efforts of various committees. At the meeting, various committees met to discuss their areas of concern. The Science Committee covered topics including phasing-down amalgam, dental materials, antibiotic resistance, and are working on scientific updates in the fields of genetic testing and nano technology. The scientific program of the ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/10/05

Top 5 Must Read New Senate bill takes aim at junk food ads directed at kids FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels California Dental Association Journal puts sugar in the spotlight Promising biomaterial to build better bones with 3-D printing MouthHealthy Halloween headquarters Canadian dentistry news Neutrophil “subtype” research wins big at American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Siavash Hassanpour, a third year periodontology resident, was awarded first prize in the “basic science” category at the San Diego research forum, and also shares first prize in the “clinical impact” category honouring the project “most ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/28

Top 3 Must Read UofT Dentistry partners with Sinai Health Systems to launch Centre for Advanced Dental Research and Care ‘Bionic’ opioid 100 times stronger than fentanyl may already be on Canadian streets The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Announces Canadian as New President-Elect Canadian dentistry news UofT Dentistry partners with Sinai Health Systems to launch Centre for Advanced Dental Research and Care. dentistry.utoronto.ca: Drawing together clinical specialists and researchers towards the development of new diagnostics, therapeutics and standards of care, the aim of the Centre is to advance Canada as a world leader in oral health care. Read more ...

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Dr. Jack Cottrell’s Report on FDI’s Annual Congress

In this interview, Dr. Chiraz Guessaier speaks to Dr. Jack Cottrell who recently attended this year’s FDI meeting Poznan, Poland. Highlights FDI’s role is global advocacy with the World Health Organization, World Health Alliance and Non-Communicable Disease Alliance, which are powerful lobby groups in Geneva, Switzerland. As such, FDI is able to advocate for oral health and its relationship and role in one’s general health. The organization also formulates and develops policies related to oral health. This past congress developed, passed and raised consensus on a new definition of oral health and developed advocacy tools regarding sugar reduction, the Minamata ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2016/09/21

Top 3 Must Read Orthodontics a huge challenge for Northern residents 8 new FDI Policy Statements adopted/revised in 2016 Sugar papers reveal industry role in shifting national heart disease focus to saturated fat Canadian dentistry news Orthodontics a huge challenge for Northern residents. macleans.ca: An acute lack of dental care in the North means 465 flights a year to get braces fitted and tightened. Read more Meet Dr. Nathalie Morin, New Clinic Director at McGill University’s faculty of dentistry. publications.mcgill.ca: Read more Drug recall – Marcaine 0.50% (2016-09-09). healthycanaqdians.gc.ca: Affected Product Marcaine 0.50% Defect possible that could compromise the sealing ...

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Dr. Gazelle Crasto – Winner of the IADR Hatton Award

Dr. Gazelle Crasto, recently received her PhD. from the University of Toronto, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about her winning of the prestigious IADR Hatton Award.  Learn more about to Dr. Gazelle’s thesis  The Hatton competition is designed to give junior and senior student researchers the opportunity to present their research at the annual IADR, held this year in Seoul, Korea, June 22-25, 2016. To compete at this international competition, student competitors are nominated by their country of origin. Crasto was selected as the Canadian nominee after presenting her work at the Canadian Association of Dental Research annual meeting and ...

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