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Managing Implant-Related Soft Tissue Problems: Case Presentation

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Dan Kobric about a case that involved the management aesthetic soft tissue problems associated with an implant. Dr. Kobric obtained his dental degree from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry. He practiced dentistry for three years, then completed specialty training in Periodontics at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. Dr. Kobric focuses on periodontal and reconstructive procedures, including bone regeneration and periodontal plastic surgery. He is also trained in a variety of dental implant devices and procedures, including bone grafting, sinus lifts and treatment of peri-implant disease. Dr. Kobric is also a ...

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What is the Role of resin-Bonded Bridges in the Dental Practice?

Dr. John O’Keefe spoke with Dr. Neena DSouza about the literature review they did on resin-bonded bridges, their longevity, success rate and appropriateness. Their conversation evolved around a case that Dr. DSouza recently treated using a resin-bonded bridge.   Dr. Neena DSouza is a Prosthodontist in a multi-specialty practice in Mississauga, Ontario. She has kindly volunteered to answer your questions and you can reach her by email: neena.dsouza@bellnet.ca We hope you enjoy the presentation and we welcome your feedback, suggestions and questions. You can always email us at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca or call our toll-free number 1-855-716-2747. Until next time! Highlights Resin-bonded bridges are ...

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CDA Convention in PEI: Transitioning Into or Out of a Dental Practice

It promises to be the event of the summer! The Dental Association of PEI is holding its joint convention with the Canadian Dental Association in Charlottetown August 22nd to 25th, 2018. A great scientific as well as social  program awaits PEI guests along with a sizeable number of exhibitors who are showing their latest and brightest products and technologies.  Dr. Bernie Dolansky has had a distinguished dental career including service as President of: the Ottawa Dental Society, the Ontario Dental Association, and the Canadian Dental Association as well as having been a director of the Ash Temple companies and a ...

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Cannabis: A Round-up with Implications for Dental Practice

Dr. Jose Lança joined me for a round-up on the implications of legalizing cannabis in Canada. His presentation speaks to the broader implications of such substance and offers a wide range of considerations for Canadian dentists. Cannabis use and abuse will affect how dental treatment is dispensed and how dentists communicate with their patients about the potential risks of consuming recreational marijuana.  Dr. Lança is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He is an expert with extensive research in the area of substance abuse.  We welcome your thoughts, ...

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View from the Chairside: Nosce Te Ipsum, Know Your Limitations

Once again, I had the pleasure to work with and host Dr. Paul Belzycki, dental surgeon from Toronto. He continues his series of mentorship posts, presenting valuable clinical expertise gathered over four decades in private dental practice. As usual we are very grateful and thankful for his valuable contribution and continued support. I hope you enjoy watching the case. We always welcome your feedback, thoughts, suggestions, and questions. Email us at oasisdsicussions@cda-adc.ca or if you would like to call us, our toll-free number is 1-855-716-2747. Until next time! Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager Dr. Belzycki’s Thoughts Nosce Te Ipsum…Socrates plea to the youth of ...

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BREATHE EASY – SLEEP TIGHT: THE DENTIST & SLEEP APNEA

A few weeks back, we reached out to our dentists with a call for speakers; dentists who would like to try out or enhance their speaking abilities, by presenting a topic of their choice, clinical or professional, on our website CDA Oasis.  Dr. Randy Patch, general dentist from BC, responded to the call with a presentation on the management of obstructive sleep apnea by a dentist. He initially presented the topic at the Pacific Dental Conference which attracted the attention of many dentists attending the conference. We are grateful to Dr. Patch for sharing his expertise on the topic on ...

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CDA Convention in PEI: What’s New in Temporomandibular Disorders: An Evidence Based Review

It promises to be the event of the summer! The Dental Association of PEI is holding its joint convention with the Canadian Dental Association in Charlottetown August 22nd to 25th, 2018. A great scientific as well as social  program awaits PEI guests along with a sizeable number of exhibitors who are showing their latest and brightest products and technologies.  Dr. Gary Klasser is Associate Professor in the Division of Diagnostic Sciences at Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry. He obtained his dental degree from the University of Manitoba (Canada) in 1980. Over the next 22 years, he enjoyed the practice of ...

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CDA Convention in PEI: Diagnosis and Management of Orafacial Pain

It promises to be the event of the summer! The Dental Association of PEI is holding its joint convention with the Canadian Dental Association in Charlottetown August 22nd to 25th, 2018. A great scientific as well as social  program awaits PEI guests along with a sizeable number of exhibitors who are showing their latest and brightest products and technologies.  Dr. Howard Tenenbaum received his DDS from the University of Toronto in 1978 and then went on to complete his specialty in Periodontics as well as a PhD. in bone cell biology by 1982. He is currently Professor and Head of Periodontology at ...

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