June 12, 2013

This bulletin updates you on the 3 components of JCDA Oasis

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


Would you like to know more about managing patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome? The Canadian Sleep Society is holding its biannual scientific meeting in Halifax October 4-6, 2013. Click here for more information.


What is the role of hand sanitizers or alcohol rubs and can they be used instead of hand washing?

Dr. Nita Mazurat, representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis, and Prevention (OSAP) has provided a quick initial response to a question submitted by a general dentist

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When do you really need to prescribe a fluoride complement for your patients?

This initial quick response is presented by Dr. Getulio Nogueira, from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in collaboration with experts: Dr. Walter Siqueira (Western University, Canada) and Dr. Jaime Cury (Faculty of Dentistry, UNICAMP, Brazil)

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Rehabilitation of a Patient with an Elusive Medical History and Loss of Occlusal Vertical Dimension

Drs. Angela T.T. Wong and Caroline T. Nguyen

A patient with limited resources and a complex medical history is provided with new prostheses and a new lease on life. Read more


Guest Editorial: CADR and JCDA: Partners in Knowledge Translation

Dr. Michael Glogauer

New scientific discoveries related to dentistry and their applications in patient care are evolving at a tremendous pace. Despite these rapid advances, clinicians may be unaware of the progress being made, in part because their busy schedules often leave little time for keeping up to date with new research findings. For research to be developed and adopted into clinical practice, the process of knowledge translation (KT) must take place. Read more


The following are new additions to Oasis Help

Prescription Drugs:

Urgent Care Scenarios:


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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