October 7, 2014  

This bulletin updates you on the 3 components of JCDA Oasis

Oasis Discussions
Oasis Help


How do I manage paresthesia caused by a needle injury?

Dr. Dan Haas and Dr. Suham Alexander provided a quick initial response to a question submitted by a general dentist.

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Audio Interview: Researchers at the University of Calgary unlock a new mechanism in pain management

Dr. Gerald Zamponi, Faculty of Medicine in the University of Calgary, and his team unlocked a new mechanism in pain management by means of which chronic pain can be reversed.

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What is the impact of the Minamata Convention on Mercury on dentistry?

Dental amalgam is a key restorative material in the fight against dental caries, the cause of tooth decay, which afflicts 90 percent of the world's population, making it a global public health issue.

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The FDI Data Hub for Global Oral Health Care

On September 12, 2014, FDI World Dental Federation launched its Data Hub for Global Oral Health.

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View from the Chairside: the 2014 Henry Schein Back-to-School Program

For over 9 years Henry Schein has been running the Back to School Program across Canada for children that come from underprivileged families.

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Dental Volunteerism Symposium at the ADA Meeting: Volunteer: The World Outside your Office

Drs. Kevin Hardwick, Chris Holmgren and Bella Monse will teach participants to recognize diverse and specific global oral health concerns, understand the importance of appropriateness and sustainability in volunteer programs and understand how successful primary health care programs use scientifically based public health principles.

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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 


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