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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 75 / November 24th, 2016

Join Us tonight for our Panel Discussion

TONIGHT Follow us live on Facebook and Twitter this evening as McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier and Dean Allison host  a panel of experts discussing the growing body of evidence linking dental diseases to general health conditions and the barriers facing the estimated seven million Canadians who are unable to access dental care. Location: Omni Hotel at 6:15pm/ Open to the public (registration required) RSVP here

Dean Allison in Montreal Gazette

Read Dean Allison’s Op-Ed about how Canada's private dental care system fails the most vulnerable, which appeared in yesterday’s Montreal Gazette here


Info sessions about new initiative for Chronic Pain Sufferers

Do you suffer from chronic pain or do you know someone who does? Join Dr. Hovey on November 30th at the YMCA in NDG for information sessions about the new Homebase initiative, which strives to offer support to men living with chronic pain. See event details here and find out about the initiative here

Restorative Clinical Answers 2 Clicks Away

Dr. Tamimi's Team have launched a new initiative: a website that summarizes the evidence-based literature on treatment outcomes for restorations in posterior teeth as a function of pre-existing conditions. Take a look here and follow on Facebook here

Faculty Holiday Dinner – Don’t forget to RSVP

Academic and Support Staff are invited to the Faculty’s Annual Holiday Dinner that is being held on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at Restaurant Essence.  The reception will start with a cocktail at 6 p.m. followed by a dinner at 7 p.m. You can still RSVP until Monday, November 28th here


Congratulations to Dr. Richard Hovey on his new initiative, Homebase, which strives to prevent social isolation due to chronic pain among men. The initiative has been funded by the Movember Foundation’s Social Innovator Challenge, a $5.2-million competition open to people with fresh ideas for addressing male social connectedness. Read the McGill Reporter article here

For a wide smile



Nov. 24th:
Expert panel on access to dental care hosted by the Faculty at Omni Hotel (Free) RSVP here

Nov. 26th
How to Plan Dental Implant Treatments details

Dec. 8th:
5th Annual OMFS Research Day RSVP

Dec. 13th:
Save the date.  2016 Staff Holiday Dinner

Feb. 23rd:
Save the date.  McGill Dentistry Outreach Gala 

Apr. 29th:
Save the date.  Annual Roast – Class of 2017

Complete 2016-2017 CE program 

In the News

Dean Allison’s Op-Ed in the Montreal Gazette here


McGill Wide

McGill Security Services’ Night Route Map outlines the recommended East-West and North-South routes for crossing the Campus after dark. Click here to see the map 


Fighting against Phishing
Beginning Nov. 23, as part of McGill’s ongoing proactive approach to protect sensitive personal data, IT Services will send out an email notification to members of the McGill community whenever a significant change is made to their McGill account. Read more here


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