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The Four S’s of Optimal Aging with Dr. Barbara Steinberg

In an effort to keep you informed about CE opportunities available in Canada, we are pleased to offer a series of videos presented by prominent speakers who will lead CE sessions at the Ontario Dental Association’s Annual Spring Meeting ‘ASM 2016’ which will take place May 5 – 7, 2016. Dr. Barbara Steinberg, prominent national and international speaker, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the main talking points of her session entitled optimal aging. You can find more information on this and other CE sessions by visiting the ASM 2016 website. Dr. Barbara Steinberg’s sessions at ASM are as follows: May 6th 10 – 12.30: The ...

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Here’s what’s awaiting you at the Pacific Dental Conference 2016

The Pacific Dental Conference is one of the largest dental conferences in North America offering a varied and contemporary selection of continuing education programs. With over 150 open sessions and hands-on courses and over 300 exhibiting companies occupying 600 booths — we have you and your entire dental team covered. Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre next March for Canada’s premier dental conference! PDC 2016 is held in conjunction with the Canadian Dental Association. This year, CDA Oasis, through the Oasis Discussions website, dedicated a number of posts featuring prominent PDC speakers, to provide Canadian dentists with an idea about ...

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Panel Conversation: The Manitoba Dental Association Free First Visit Program

Drs. Joel Antel, Carla Cohn, and Cory Sul joined Dr. John O’Keefe to share their experiences and thoughts about the Manitoba Dental Association’s Free First Visit Program.   

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Nancy Auyeung on the Manitoba Dental Foundation and the Dare to Smile Campaign

Dr. Nancy Auyeung, President of the Manitoba Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Manitoba Dental Foundation campaign and upcoming Gala to take place in November 2015.  Interview Highlights The Manitoba Dental Foundation was established in 2015 and it is the center of philanthropy for Manitoba dentists.  Vision Statement The Manitoba Dental Foundation serves as the unified centre of professional philanthropy for the dentists of Manitoba Mission Statement Providing dental services to the underserved, poor, or populations and communities with limited access to dental care; Improving the dental health of long-term care institutionalized populations in Manitoba; Providing dental outreach ...

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CDA Oasis Conversations: Dr. Joel Antel on the MDA’s Free First Visit Program

Dr. Joel Antel, Chair of the Manitoba Dental Association’s Communications Committee, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the association’s Free First Visit Program which encourages parents to bring their under 3 years-old child to the dentist. Highlights The program allows the dentist and the dental team to: Inform parents about factors that lead to dental decay. Discuss with parents the effect that feeding habits may have on dental health. Assist parents in establishing snacking and dietary patterns that are favourable for dental health.  Educate parents regarding their role in tooth cleaning for their infants/toddlers. Review with parents the sources of fluoride ...

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Dr. Rob Cochran on the scientific and social programs of the 2015 CDA/Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dental Association Convention

Dr. Rob Cochran, Vice President of the Newfoundland and Labrador’s Dental Association (NLDA) spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the scientific and social program of the 2015 CDA/NLDA convention. 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention website Continuing Education Program at the 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention Registration for the 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention Social events at the 2015 CDA/NLDA Convention Things to do in NL Follow the CDA/NLDA on Facebook and Twitter      Watch the video interview  

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CDA Oasis Conversation: Rethink Your Drink: The effects of sugary drinks on our health

Dr. Michael Connolly, general practitioner in Charlottetown PEI, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the collaboration between the Dental Association of PEI, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and various other related organizations about sugary drinks that have become an essential element of children’s diet.  Dental Association of PEI’s Free First Visit: It’s Free If You’re Under Three! Be Sugar Smart Campaign Letter to the Guardian newspaper Letter to dentists in PEI about the Be Sugar Smart campaign Poster: Rethink Your Drink Poster: Stop feeding Off Kids Poster: What you can’t see is putting your child at risk Heart and Stroke ...

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. Travis McLean on the oral health initiatives in PEI

Dr. Travis McLean, President of the PEI Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest oral health initiaves for children in PEI.  Resources PEI Dental Association Website           Watch the video interview  

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