July 3, 2013

This bulletin updates you on the 3 components of JCDA Oasis

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Oasis Help
Oasis Discussions


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You have been numerous in voicing your willingness to contribute to the JCDA Oasis Project. We would like to know how we can thank you for your contribution. Please take 1-2 minutes to participate in a short survey. We will be accepting survey responses until Friday, July 12th 2013.

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Do mouthguards enhance athletic performance?

Dr. Phillip Gardiner, Director of Health, Leisure and Human Performance Research Institute and Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity and Health Studies at the University of Manitoba, provided a quick initial response to a question submitted by a general dentist

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What should I do if a puncture injury occurs, resulting in bleeding?

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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What are minimum intervention dentistry (MID) principles and objectives?

This summary is based on the article published in the Australian Dental Journal: Minimum intervention dentistry principles and objectives (June 2013 Issue)

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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


DENTSPLY and CDA Continue To Support Student Research in Canada

The 2013 CDA/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Program took place in Toronto during the annual CDA conference. This national clinical research competition invites dental students from the 10 accredited Canadian dental schools to present research table clinics in front of qualified judges. Read more


Changing Trends in Dental Practice: Results of DIAC Survey

Recent Canadian dental graduates take more time to set up their practice than older dentists, according to results from the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC) 17th annual Future of Dentistry Survey. Read more


Eligibility Changes for Foreign-trained Dentists Applying to Federal Skilled Worker Program

Foreign-trained dentists hoping to immigrate to Canada under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP) are subject to new eligibility criteria after Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) launched changes to the program in in May 2013. Read more


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