September 17th, 2013  

This bulletin updates you on the 3 components of JCDA Oasis

Oasis Help
Oasis Discussions


Does digital scanning work on deep preparations?

We are pleased to present the first View from the Chairside post by Dr. Amarjit Rihal, President of the Manitoba Dental Association.

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How do you manage a patient undergoing an allogeneic bone marrow transplant?

Dr. Jeff Chadwick, at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Dental Oncology, Ocular, and Maxillofacial Prosthetics Group, provided a preliminary response to a question submitted by a dentist

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View from the Chairside: How to deal with dental complications of C-PAP Devices?

In my daily practice, I see trends developing. If I am smart enough, I take notice, start to research what I am seeing, and try to notice it more in my patients. I often realize I am seeing “new things” develop in dentistry…

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The following 3 urgent care scenarios and 3 medical conditions have been added to Oasis Help:

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Medical conditions


Taste Disorders: A Review
Dr. Miriam Grushka et al.

Taste disorders can lead to malnourishment, particularly among older patients. To avoid unnecessary dental treatment, correct diagnosis is essential. The authors review the causes, diagnosis and management of taste abnormalities.

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