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March 12, 2013

March 12, 2013   


This bulletin updates you on the three components of JCDA Oasis

JCDA Case Conferences
JCDA Clinical Q&A
JCDA Oasis Mobile





Exploring treatment alternatives for the unsatisfactory removable partial denture

A great number of dentists responded to our recently posted Case Conference which was presented in collaboration with Dr. Bill Abbott of the International Team for Implantology (ITI).

Thank you

We invite you to participate by suggesting, anonymously, the best treatment in your opinion for this case.





How Do I manage A Patient Who Is On Anticoagulants?

We are very pleased to present this series of videos by Dr. Mark Donaldson, from the University of Montana and the Oregon Health & Sciences University

There is no such thing as medical clearance. In fact, the dentist retains the primary responsibility for the procedures carried out for the immediate management of many untoward complications. While it is always prudent to get a consult with a medical practitioner, such as the patient’s primary prescriber or cardiologist, at the end of the day, the onus is on the dentist to keep up with the medical and dental literature and to make the appropriate decisions. Click here to view the video series.




Case Solution: To Implant or Not To Implant: What Role Does Imaging Play?

The solution to this case is presented by the Residents of the department of Oral Radiology at the University of Toronto.

Periapical osseous dysplasia (formerly known as periapical cemental dysplasia or PCD) is classified as a bone dysplasia, in which normal cancellous bone is replaced by a combination of abnormal, disorganized bone and fibrous connective tissue. Read more…




How Can I Treat A Patient With Previous Myocardial Infarction (MI)?

This medical Condition Consult is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team. The consult is also available through the JCDA Oasis Mobile

Myocardial infarction (MI) is a consequence of obstruction in the coronary artery blood supply to the heart, resulting in death of the myocardium. Predisposing risk factors include atherosclerosis (thickening of arterial wall caused by the accumulation of lipid plaques), obesity, smoking, hyperlipidemia, family history of MI, and undue stress. Read more…




How Effective Is the Neuromuscular Occlusion Approach in diagnosing and treating TMD?

This summary is based on the Rapid Response Report developed by the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health:  Neuromuscular Occlusion Concept-based Diagnosis and Treatment of Tempromandibular Joint Disorders: A Review of the Clinical Evidence 

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a group of clinical problems involving the chewing muscles, the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and related structures. Symptoms may include headache, muscle and joint pain, difficulty chewing, and TMJ clicking or stiffness. Read more…




Do you know your Ibuprofen?

This Prescription Drug Consult is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team. It is also available in JCDA Oasis Mobile

Ibuprofen is a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) which could be administered orally and through I.V. Ibuprofen is prescribed for inflammatory diseases, analgesia, dysmenorrhea, and as an antipyretic. Read more…





We are preparing more peer-reviewed content to be added to the online searchable information system related to:

  • Medical conditions with implications for dental treatment
  • Prescription drugs with implications for dental treatment
  • The most common medical and dental emergencies (urgent care scenarios) likely to be encountered in dental practice

Check JCDA Oasis Mobile regularly to take advantage of new clinical content that will assist you in your everyday practice.

You can help now: Please send us the most common restorative emergency scenarios that you need answers for.





Visit our Clinical Q&A website to submit the most critical questions relating to your everyday practice. Or, call our toll-free line at 1-855-71-OASIS and leave us a message question. We welcome a broad range of questions about diagnosis and treatment, in relation to techniques, materials, instruments, devices or therapeutic agents. We encourage you to send us your questions as they arise.

Our goal is to have JCDA Expert Panellists answer your questions as quickly as possible and share them through JCDA.

Tell us how we are doing: visit our website and give us your feedback www.jcdablogs.ca





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