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CDA Convention in PEI: Dentistry, uncertainty, and our aging communities

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. 

Professor MacEntee is past-president of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, the Geriatric Oral Research Group of the International Association of Dental Research, the International College of Prosthodontists, and the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada. He also received the Distinguished Scientist Award for his research in dental geriatrics from the International Association of Dental Research, and is an elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences. Also he was the the editor-in-chief of Gerodontology: The International Journal of Dental Geriatrics.

I hope you get a chance to attend the convention this summer and enjoy a memorable time in Charlottetown with your family, friends, and colleagues. Don’t forget to share your thoughts and memories with us at

oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca or call our toll free number 1-855-716-2747.

Until next time!

Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager


The presentation will provide excellent insight into the many challenges the dental profession will face in the coming years as it manages the dental needs of Canada’s growing population of older people. 

Current challenges:

  • Influence of oral health on frailty
  • Dental caries and periodontal diseases
  • Fixed prosthodontics
  • Removable prosthodontics
  • Implant risks and benefits
  • Open forum discussion

Dr. McEntee will lead a full-day session in PEI:

  • Dentistry, uncertainty, and our aging communities: on August 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM.


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