June 25, 2013

This bulletin updates you on the 3 components of JCDA Oasis

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Oasis Help
Oasis Discussions


Political Leaders Hear Dentistry’s Message at 2013 Days on the Hill Meetings

Meetings with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and leaders of the New Democratic Party (NDP) and Liberal Party were highlights of CDA’s 2013 Days on the Hill, held on May 8 and 9.

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What is my role as a dentist in managing patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome?

This summary is based on the position paper published by the Canadian Sleep Society on the role of dentistry in managing obstructive sleep apnea: Position paper by Canadian dental sleep medicine professionals regarding the role of different health care professionals in managing obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliances

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What are the effects of chlorhexidine in self-etching adhesive?

This summary is adapted from the article published in the Dental Materials Journal: Effects of chlorhexidine in self-etching adhesive: 24 hours results

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How effective is the use of diode laser in disinfecting deep periodontal pockets?

Dr. Gordon Schwartz from GumDocs provided an initial quick response to a question submitted by a general dentist

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Acute apical periodontitis and vertical root fracture of the same tooth: a case report

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of Oral Science: Acute apical periodontitis and vertical root fracture of the same tooth: a case report

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How do you manage pediatric patients with congenital tooth defects?

This video is presented by Dr. Jan CC Hu, BDS, PhD, Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences at the University of Michigan

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What is the etiology of tooth dysplasias?

This video is presented by Dr. James P. Simmer, DDS, PhD, Professor in the Department of Biologic and Material Sciences at the University of Michigan

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What is the appropriate disinfection technique for impressions?

Dr. Nita Mazurat, representing the Organization for Safety, Asepsis, and Prevention (OSAP) has provided a quick initial response

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The following are new additions to Oasis Help:


Determining Position of the Inferior Alveolar Nerve via Anatomical Dissection and Micro–Computed Tomography in Preparation for Dental Implants
Drs. Natalie D. Massey, Khadry A. Galil and Timothy D. Wilson

Micro–computed tomography was shown to be suitable for accurately determining the location of the inferior alveolar nerve during planning for placement of dental implants in the human mandible.

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