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Latest News from the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association (JCDA):
The Relation Between Periodontal Disease and Vitamin D... Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019

This cross-sectional study provides show some effect of low vitamin D levels on gingival index and loss of attachment
Availability of Medical and Oral Health Services for Pe... Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019

This study reveals a mismatch between services, especially dental services, available for PLWHIV and the distribution of HIV infection across BC.
A Model Pathway to Oral Health Care for Homeless People... Posted: Wed, 19 Dec 2018

 This study aimed at developing a model pathway to use of oral health care by homeless people based on their own perceptions and experiences with oral health care and related services in Vancouver.
Oral Health of Children with Congenital Heart Disease a... Posted: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Poor dental health among children with congenital heart disease is putting them at high risk of infection and increasing their morbidity and mortality.
Oral Hairy Leukoplakia in Patients With No Evidence of ... Posted: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Dentists should be aware that OHL can develop in people who are HIV-negative, but may have local immunosuppression resulting from other causes.
Comparison of the contact angle of water on set elastom... Posted: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Compared with polyether and vinyl polyether silicone, vinyl polysiloxane showed superior hydrophilicity based on contact angles of water on set impression materials.
The Cost of Treating Caries-Related Complaints at a Chi... Posted: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Hospital emergency departments (EDs) have become an increasingly important point of care for people seeking treatment for oral complaints.1,2 In Canada, an estimated 5.4% of the adult population has presented to an ED for this reason.1 Although most research has focused on general hospital EDs that serve all age groups...
More than Just Pulling Teeth: The Impact of Dental Care... Posted: Wed, 30 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Visibly poor dental health has an enormous impact on the lives of those who cannot afford treatment; this study highlights the need to improve access to care.
Accuracy of Thermosensitive Microsensors Intended to Mo... Posted: Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Successful orthodontic and sleep apnea treatment with removable oral appliances (OAs) is impossible without the cooperation and motivation of patients. Failure to adhere to the prescribed wear schedule may result in little to no response to treatment.
Adherence to Treatment with Removable Oral Appliances: ... Posted: Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400

Oral appliances (OAs) are frequently used in orthodontics and for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Because OAs can be inserted and removed by patients themselves, the patient’s cooperation is a major component of effective treatment. In this review, we provide an overview of factors studied in the past that af...

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