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#WOHD16 Resources: Celebrate Your Own World Oral Health Day

Every year, the World Dental Federation (FDI) provides a wealth of resources for dentists and local and international dental organizations to celebrate World Oral Health Day. Resources provide guidance on what can be done to mark this important day and flexible tools which can be adapted and localized by you for use in your own activities and events. The toolkit contains key aspects to take into consideration in the areas of: branding, media relations, social media and special activities. Communication Tips The emergence of internet-based social media has made it possible for one person to communicate with hundreds or even thousands of ...

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#WOHD16: Healthy Teeth, Healthy Life

Patient Resource A healthy and well-functioning dentition is im-portant during all stages of life since it supports essential human functions, such as speaking, smiling, socializing and eating. Teeth help to give the face its individual shape and form. The normal set of teeth comprises 20 primary teeth, which are replaced by 32 permanent teeth. Tooth eruption begins when babies are around 6 to 10 months old, usually starting with the lower primary incisors. By the age of two and a half, all primary teeth have erupted. Healthy primary teeth maintain the space for their permanent successors developing in the jaw ...

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Implant Complications: Avoidance and Management

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. Bill Abbott, Oral Surgeon, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about his session at the upcoming ODA Annual Spring meeting. You can find more information on this and other CE sessions by visiting the ASM 2016 website. Dr. William Abbott obtained his DDS from the University of Toronto in 1976. His post-graduate education ...

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TMJ Bootcamp with Dr. David Psutka

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. David Psutka, Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon, presents a summary of his presentation on TMJ anatomy, physiology, classification, pathobiology, treatment algorithms, and surgery. Dr. David Psutka has practised as a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery in Mississauga for 31 years. He has presented more than 100 lectures, clinics and publications and ...

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Restorative Dentistry in Behaviorally Challenging Children – Case Resolution

In this second phase, Dr. Kulkarni comes back to present the resolution of the case which was presented on Oasis Discussions: Restorative Dentistry in Behaviorally Challenging Children. View the initial case presentation We would like to sincerely thank the numerous dentists who responded to the case conference questions: Thank you!  

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The Art and Science of Botulinum Toxin with Dr. Brian Freund

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. Brian Freund received his medical degree from McMaster University and dental training from the University of Toronto. He practices as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in the Greater Toronto Area. He is actively engaged in clinical training and research, with extensive publications on the use of botulinum toxins in the ...

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HPV & Implications for Dentistry: Case Resolution

Jo-Anne Jones, International Lecturer and speaker at the upcoming Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, returns to present the resolution to the case she presented on Oasis Discussions.  View the initial case presentation We would like to sincerely thank the numerous dentists who responded to the case conference questions: Thank you!   Additional Resources OralCancerScreening for Today’s Population Oral-Cancer-4page-booklet.pdf Oral Cancer Early Detection Oral Cancer Awareness (Video)

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Essentials for the Modern Dental Leader with Dr. Lisa Simon

Dr. Lisa Simon, from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM), joined Dr. Chiraz Guessaier, Manager CDA Oasis, to speak about a CE course entitled Essentials for the Modern Dental Leader, available to US and Canadian dentists. The course will take place on the HSDM campus in Boston MA on May 2-4, 2016 for 18 CE credit hours and is hosted by the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology. Dr. Lisa Simon is a dentist and faculty member at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yale in 2010 and received her dental degree with honors from Harvard in 2014. Lisa ...

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