July 8, 2014  

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Oasis Discussions
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The new Canada Anti-Spam Law: Have you consented?

The post provides 3 alternatives to continue to receive CDA electronic messages, such as the JCDA Oasis Bulletin.

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Practical How To: How do you clean your light curing unit?

Several studies researching the condition and use of curing lights in private practice have identified the need for clinicians to regularly care for and maintain their curing lights

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Osteoradionecrosis: New concepts and a proposed classification

This summary is based on the article published in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Osteoradionecrosis—A review of current concepts in defining the extent of the disease and a new classification proposal (May 2014)

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What is the relationship between harmful alcohol use and periodontal status across gender and tobacco use?

This summary is based on the article published in the BMC Oral Health: Association between harmful alcohol use and periodontal status according to gender and smoking (June 2014)

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The new CDA Essentials issue is now available!

Check out the latest digital version of the CDA Essentials Magazine online, click here.


Order of Canada Award

Congratulations to Dr. Marcia Boyd who was awarded the Order of Canada Membership on May 8, 2014 for her contributions to the field of dentistry and for her stewardship of the profession. Dr. Boyd is currently a Professor Emerita in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia.


CDA Knowledge Networks News (KNN)!

Make sure you keep up to date about important new developments in the world of dentistry. Read the latest News Bites from CDA Knowledge Networks.


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 


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