The national voice of Canadian hospital-affiliated dentists, united to enhance safe practice, clinical teaching, collaborative research, accountable administration and responsible dental leadership in Canadian hospitals.
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Launched in 2015, CAHD was created to support hospital-based Canadian dentists and to be a resource for the profession and the public on matters related to hospital dentistry. Embracing a collaborative and inclusive approach and in partnership with dental and medical colleagues and organizations, CAHD will advance safe, accessible, ethical and evidence-based oral health care in our complex health system. At the inaugural meeting of CAHD, members made a commitment to develop and lead a Canadian national strategy for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Dentistry.
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Good Stewards: Can the new Canadian Association of Hospital Dentists help dentistry curb antibiotic misuse?
“There is a looming crisis with antibiotics,” says Dr. Susan Sutherland, Chief of Dentistry at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry. While the vast majority of antibiotics prescribed in Canada are by physicians, a...