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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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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. Kelly Manning speaks about the latest oral health initiatives in NB

Dr. Kelly Manning, President of the New Brunswick Dental Society (NBDS), spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the revamping of the K-5 curriculum with regards to oral health education, and their collaboration with public health nurses to include an oral health component to the assessment for 18-month-old children. Resources from NBDS Oral Health in the Classroom Outcomes for grades K-2 Outcomes for grades 3-5         Watch the video interview  

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. Richard Smith on practising dentistry in the Yukon

Dr. Richard Smith, President of the Yukon Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the various challenges facing dentists and dentistry in the Yukon as well as the opportunities available to dentists.  Resources Yukon Dental Association 81 Finch Crescent, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5X5 Tel: 1-867-6334401 Fax: 1-867-667-4488 Dr. Richard Smith’s Contact: dr.smith@northwestel.net    Watch the video interview  

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. Graham Conrad on Oral Health Programs in Nova Scotia

Dr. Graham Conrad, President of the Nova Scotia Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest initiatives undertaken by the provincial Association. A new oral health report “Nova Scotial Oral Health Report 2015” was recently released, showing a knowledge and awareness gap between caring for your own oral health and being concerned about a family member or loved one that may no longer be able to monitor or maintain their own dental health. Nova Scotia’s dentists are concerned with the oral health of our aging provincial population. This report is their call to action.     Watch the video interview Resources Website ...

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Updates from the PDAs: Dr. David Baird speaks about access to care initiatives in BC

Dr. David Baird, President of the British Columbia Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Association’s latest initiatives in the area of access to care.             Watch the video interview Resources British Columbia Dental Association (BCDA) BC Reduced Cost Clinics

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Updates from the Provincial Dental Regulatory Authorities: Dr. Barry Dolman speaks about the public oral health education campaign in Québec

Dr. Barry Dolman, President of the Ordre des Dentistes in Québec, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the Ordre’s public oral health education campaign and new website to promote oral health in Québec.       Watch the video interview Resources L’Ordres des Dentistes du Québec (Follow on Twitter) Ma bouche en santé (FR) Ma bouche en santé (EN) Facebook Page for Ma bouche en santé

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Interview with Dr. Jason Noel about the CDA/NLDA National Convention – August 2015

Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager, spoke with Dr. Jason Noel about the upcoming Canadian Dental Association/Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Associaion National Convention that will take place in St John’s in August 2015. Dr. Noel spoke about how to register for the convention as well as the Continuing Education and the social programs awaiting NLDA’s guests.              Listen to the Audio Interview (6 min)     Do you have any particular question on this topic? Do you have any comments or suggestions? Email us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca You are invited to comment on this post and provide further insights ...

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News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks – 2014/11/04

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. 5000). Best wishes, John Top Five Must Reads Sorafenid and osteonecrosis of the jaw, Canadian Adverse Reaction newsletter. In order to improve the understanding of the potential risk of ONJ in patients taking sorafenib, health care professionals are encouraged to report this adverse reaction to Health ...

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