October 28, 2014   

This bulletin updates you on the 3 components of JCDA Oasis

Oasis Discussions
Oasis Help

Registration is now open! Visit http://www.nlda.net/cda.html

Come for the CE…

Three full days of world class speakers, including: Dr. Lee Ann Brady, Dr. John Molinari, Dr. Jeff Okeson, Dr. Gary DeWood, Dr. Rod Roda, and Lisa Philp!

And Stay for the Party!

Pub Crawl on George Street and Closing Concert with The Alan Doyle Band!


We need your valuable feedback! Light Curing Pictorial Guide

Following the two-day symposium held by the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University on Light Curing in Dentistry, a pictorial guide was developed to help clinicians get the best results from your curing light. We need your feedback in reviewing and gauging the benefit of this pictorial guide.

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Do dentists use online sources of information?

This summary is based on the article published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry: Use of online sources of information by dental practitioners: findings from The Dental Practice-Based Research Network (Winter 2014).

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'Know thy patient': Is there a relationship between personality and oral health?

This summary is based on the article published in the European Journal of Oral Sciences: Personality and oral health (October 2011).

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What is the placebo effect on burning mouth syndrome? A review

This summary is based on the article published in Oral Diseases: Placebo effect in burning mouth syndrome: a systematic review (April 2014).

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Brighter Thinking: the NFLD and CDA National Conference – August 2015

Registration is now open!

The Newfoundland Dental Association welcomes Canadian dentists to the Canadian Dental Association National Conference scheduled for August 26-29, 2015. The Conference is an outstanding national forum where science, social and the commercial sides of dentistry meet. The Newfoundland Dental Association also promises a rich social program, ranging from a reception to a pub crawl to a black-tie dinner and, finally, the high-energy concert to close the conference.

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Latest Resources on Ebola

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Read more…

CDC Tightened Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Workers on Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola Read more…

American Medical Association – Ebola Resource Center Read more…

Canadian Medical Association Journal – Ebola Virus Disease Resources Read more…


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.


Upload your content!

You can now upload your content to Oasis Discussions. Follow the simple instructions and you can easily share your content with us and see it featured on Oasis Discussions! Click here to upload your content.


Unexpected Soft Tissue Changes in Response to Root Coverage Using an Acellular Dermal Matrix Allograft: 12-year Follow Up

Patient-specific factors, and those related to materials and techniques, affect the outcome of treatment with acellular dermal matrix allograft. Although unpredictable, the long-term changes in soft tissue described in this article were stable and improved over time.

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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 


Visit our Oasis Discussions website to submit the most critical questions relating to your everyday practice. Or, call our toll-free line at 1-855-71-OASIS and leave us a message with your questions. We welcome a broad range of questions about diagnosis and treatment, techniques, materials, instruments, and devices or therapeutic agents. We encourage you to send us your questions as they arise.

Our goal is to have JCDA Expert panellists answer your questions as quickly as possible and share them through our various channels of knowledge translation.

You can help: Please send us the most common restorative emergency scenarios to which you need answers at oasisdiscussions@cda-adc.ca

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