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Preventing HPV positive Oropharyngeal cancer

HPV is so common that nearly everyone will get it at some point. The HPV vaccine helps protect against HPV and the cancers it causes. Oropharyngeal cancers — cancers of the throat, tongue, and tonsils — are the most common HPV cancer. Three of the HPV vaccines available in Canada…
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CDA Public Statement: Direct-to-Consumer Dental Appliances

Make Informed Decisions Before Purchasing or Using Direct-to-Consumer Dental Appliances There are many new options available for patients to purchase dental appliances directly from suppliers. Although claims of shorter treatment times by “doing-it-yourself” or the convenience of purchasing dental appliances directly online or over-the-counter may seem attractive, you should be…
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Caution recommended with some RECALDENT™ toothpaste

CPP-ACP is derived from casein, a protein found in milk, and is generally recognized as safe (“GRAS”). In early 1999, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) accepted the CPP-ACP GRAS notification. CPP-ACP contains no lactose, the carbohydrate in milk that can cause gastrointestinal upset sometimes seen with dairy-based products. Therefore,…
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Attention: Orthodontic Patients of Dr. Halpern

As regulator, we are concerned with the health and well-being of the public, our members and their staff. We are concerned about the continuity of care for these patients and have been working with the orthodontists involved to ensure continuity of care for these patients, and that the integrity of…
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Why straightening your teeth without doctor supervision is dangerous.

Over the last several months, I’ve seen a wave of commercials, sponsored Instagram posts, and even brick-and-mortar shops that are trying to sell you on the idea of DIY orthodontics. As someone who really appreciates good marketing, I’ve gotta say that on the one hand I’m very impressed. D2C Companies…
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Dental Fee Guide

The Alberta Dental Association & College (ADA&C) produces an annual suggested fee guide for dentists in Alberta. The 2019 Alberta Dental Fee Guide will go into effect Jan 1, 2019. Click here for the Alberta Dental Fee Guide for General Dentists & Specialists, the Abbreviated Dental Fee Guide and FAQs.
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