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May 14, 2013


May 14, 2013

 
 
 

This bulletin updates you on the 3 components of JCDA Oasis

www.jcda.ca & www.jcdaf.ca
Oasis Help
Oasis Discussions

 
 

We are pleased to present the first contribution of the International Association for Disability and Oral Health (iADH). Dr. Clive Friedman, iADH past-president, wrote about how to deliver effective oral hygiene instruction to children with autism.

   

 
   

How can you deliver effective oral hygiene instruction to children with autism?

Dr. John O’Keefe, director of Knowledge Networks at CDA, interviewed Dr. Clive Friedman, past-president of the International Association for Disability and Oral Health (iADH) and current member of iADH Education Committee

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Should the transmission (gears) inside prophy heads and slow speed hand pieces be sterilized between patients?

Dr. Nita Mazurat provided a quick initial response to a question submitted by a general dentist

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What is subluxation and how is it treated?

This post is an adaptation of the Subluxation article found in the Dental Trauma Guide

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What is the current state of second- and third-line therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes?

This summary is based on comprehensive Optimal Therapy Reports on the topic prepared by the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH): Second- and Third-Line Therapy for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

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How much time is lost due to dental problems and treatment in Canada?

This abstract is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team and is adapted from the article published in the BMC Oral Health open-access journal: Time loss due to dental problems and treatment in the Canadian population: analysis of a nationwide cross-sectional survey

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How useful is three-dimensional imaging in predicting a positive outcome for intentional tooth replantation?

This abstract is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team and is adapted from the article published in the Journal of Oral Sciences (Open Access): The usefulness of three-dimensional imaging for prognostication in cases of intentional tooth replantation

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How to improve patient safety?

This summary of evidence is based on the Annals of Internal Medicine Supplement and on the report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: Making Health Care Safer II: An Updated Critical Analysis of the Evidence for Patient Safety Practices

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How do you manage pain due to food impaction?

This Urgent care Scenario (USC) is presented by the JCDA Oasis Team in collaboration with Dr. Samer Nuwwareh. The USC is also available through the Oasis Help system

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Is your patient undergoing treatment with biphosphonates?

This Post is adapted from the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Drug Monograph: Biphosphonates

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Is your patient on benzodiazepines?

This Post is adapted from the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) Drug Monograph: Benzodiazepines

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A new Urgent Care Scenario has been added to the Oasis Help system:

  • Management of idiopathic facial pain

Get involved with Oasis Help! We invite individuals and groups of general dentists, dental specialists, physicians and pharmacists, to join our project as authors, reviewers, and content and translation advisors. Email us at oasishelp@cda-adc.ca

 
 
   
 
   

OSAP Symposium on Infection Control

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is holding its annual infection prevention and safety symposium June 13-15 in San Diego, California. Continue Reading…

 
 
   

Understanding Public Decision-Making on Community Water Fluoridation

When local authorities are faced with the question of Community Water Fluoridation (CWF), dentists and professional associations are called upon to advocate for the practice of water fluoridation. Continue Reading…

 
 
   

iADH Develops an Undergraduate Curriculum in Special Care Dentistry

The International Association for Disability and Oral Health (iADH) recently developed an undergraduate curriculum document on special care dentistry, to support educators worldwide in providing dental students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to effectively address the oral health needs of people requiring special care. Continue Reading…

 
   
   

UBC dentistry expands program for children in underserved community

A University of British Columbia (UBC) program that addresses the oral health needs of students at risk for oral health neglect is expanding. Since 2011, general practice residents and students from UBC’s faculty of dentistry have run a weekly clinic at Florence Nightingale Elementary School that provides the school’s 250 children with dental services. Continue Reading…

 
 
   

Dr. Paul Allison Receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

Dr. Paul Allison, dean of the faculty of dentistry at McGill University, received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in February 2013, in recognition of his contribution to the Canadian society. Continue Reading…

 
 
   
 
 

Visit our Oasis Discussions 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 question message. We welcome a broad range of questions about diagnosis and treatment, in relation to techniques, materials, instruments, and 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 our various channels of knowledge translation.

You can help: Please send us the most common restorative emergency scenarios to which you need answers at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca 

 
   
 
 

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