July 23, 2013   

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Are you getting the right shots?

This summary is based on the article by Drs. Jason Goodchild and Mark Donaldson published in Dentistry Today: Getting the Right Shots! Tips and Tricks for Consistent Photographic Excellence (March 2013)

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Optimizing implant stability: what is the relationship between surgical techniques and implant macro-design?

This summary of research is adapted from the article published in the Journal of Clinical Implant Dentistry: Evaluation of Primary Stability of Self-Tapping and Non-Self-Tapping Dental Implants. A 12-Week Clinical Study.

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What is the relationship between obesity and dental caries? A systematic review

This summary is adapted from the article published in the Journal of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology: Obesity and Dental Caries in Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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Are there dietary-supplement interactions with medications commonly used in dentistry?

This snapshot is adapted from the article by Drs. Mark Donaldson and Riva Touger-Decker published in the Journal of the American Dental Association: Dietary supplement interactions with medications used commonly in dentistry

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How about music for a pain reliever?

This summary is based on the news item available on the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry website: Music decreases perceived pain for kids in pediatric ER: UAlberta medical research

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Falling Short in Organized Dentistry: A Call for Increased Diversity
Guest Editorial - Dr. Ernest Lam

Organized dentistry might need to diversify to better reflect the changing demographics of the profession.


CDA Advocacy: Making a Difference in Oral Health Care
President’s Column - Dr. Peter Doig

CDA’s advocacy efforts raise awareness about oral health care issues and influences public policy decisions.

News & Issues

CDA is Working to Ensure Security of Dental Claims

CDAnet Profiles Available Online


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