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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/05/03

Top 5 Must Read Ontario Legislative Assembly proclaimed April 26, 2017 “Ontario Dentist Day” Prevention the key to improving Nunavut oral health says chief dentist FDA restricts use of codeine and tramadol medicines in children March for Science draws big crowds ADA puts genetic testing and oral health in context for dentists Canadian dentistry news Ontario Legislative Assembly proclaimed April 26, 2017 “Ontario Dentist Day”. youroralhealth.ca: All-party collaboration recognizes the great work dentists do in Ontario. Read more Accepting government-sponsored dental plans. rcdso.org: The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario reminds dentists that if they elect to participate in provincial government-sponsored ...

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Childhood Oral Health: Nova Scotia 2017 Oral Health Report

I had the great pleasure of speaking with Dr. Carla Sherman, Chair of the Oral Health Promotions Committee at the Nova Scotia Dental Association, and Dr. Jeff Bonang, President of NSDA.  we invited them on Oasis Discussions to tell us about the newly released Childhood Oral Health report which contains important information as well as a number of important recommendations on early childhood oral care. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights Introducing good oral health habits early in life could mean Nova Scotia children will have better oral health, and better overall health, their whole lives. Early childhood caries (ECC), commonly known as ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/04/20

Top 5 Must Read Appointment of new Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia Berkeley residents buying fewer sugary drinks and more water thanks to soda tax Does social media influence millennials’ healthcare decisions What do we know about antibiotic prescribing habits among dentists? ADA Professional Product Review offers a guide to CAD/CAM ceramics Canadian dentistry news Fun and games help dental students connect with special-needs community. umanitoba.ca: The event aims to help dentistry and dental hygiene students build their comfort and confidence to work effectively with all kinds of clients. At the same time, it increases ...

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School of Dentistry’s Centennial Lectures: Who’s Afraid of the Dentist?

To tell us more about the second 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 April 20th. So, if you happen to be close by, check it out! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Highlights Dental fear and anxiety are common in our population. Many of us have a hard time getting into the dental chair and getting dental treatments done. This evening will be dedicated to understanding why we are afraid of the dentist, how can we avoid that fear and how ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/04/12

Top 3 Must Read Message from the Minister of Health: National Oral Health Month How big is your sweet tooth? Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition eyes low-income dental program Canadian dentistry news Yukon Anti-Poverty Coalition eyes low-income dental program. yukon-news-com: The Coalition has been granted $11,750 by the Yukon Community Development Fund to develop a framework for a low-income dentistry program in Whitehorse. Read more How big is your sweet tooth? nbdental.com: The New Brunswick Dental Society conducted a contest in New Brunswick high schools this winter to create awareness in the over consumption of sugar among our young people. View the ...

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Welcome to the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology

Dr. Omid Kiarash welcomes CAP members to the May 26-27, 2017 Annual General Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario. He was my guest and spoke about the scientific and the social programs featured in this year’s meeting. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Visit the Canadian Academy of Periodonotology’s website Visit the CAP AGM website Click here to view the CAP AGM program (PDF) Click here to register to attend the meeting    

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2017/04/05

Top 3 Must Read Pfizer Canada recalls two lots of EpiPen April is National Oral Health Month May 25-26, 2017 Craniofacial biology research symposium Canadian dentistry news Pfizer Canada recalls two lots of EpiPen / EpiPen Jr auto-injectors (0.3 mg and 0.15 mg epinephrine). healthycanadians.gc.ca: The recalled devices may contain a defective part that may result in the auto-injector failing to activate or requiring increased force to activate. Read more Call for Expressions of Interest, CADR/NCOHR Trainee Working Group Members. CADR/NCOHR: The Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR) is seeking Expressions of Interest from individuals interested in joining the ...

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Oral Health Total Health: Sharing Smiles Day at the University of Alberta

I am pleased to promote a very important activity which will take place April 8th at the School of Dentistry in the University of Alberta: Sharing Smiles Day! The activity is organized by the University of Alberta’s Oral Health Total Health chapter and promises to be a success. If you are in the Edmonton area on April 8th, join them in celebrating beautiful smiles for everyone. Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager  Highlights Providing dental and oral health care for persons with special needs has been recognized as a longer term challenge.  This has an impact on the overall health of ...

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