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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 71 / September 29th, 2016

10th Annual Run for Outreach a Great Success

Once again this year, the annual Run for Outreach was a great success. Over 150 participants took part in the event on a sunny Mount Royal and more than 8000 $ were raised.  Runners capped off their run with lunch on the mountain together. See photos of the event here

A look at the 15th White Coat Ceremony

It’s one of the most important events of the year in the Faculty of Dentistry. The excitement and emotions in the room are always palpable. And this year was no different. Read more here 



Faculty of Dentistry collaborates on $2.5 million SSHRC Partnership Grant 

The Faculty’s Dr. Shahrokh Esfandiari and Dr. Richard Hovey will be collaborators on a $2.5 million Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Partnership Grant to address sexual violence on university campuses across Canada and internationally. The grant has been awarded to Dr. Shaheen Shariff, Associate Professor with the Department of Integrated Studies in Education and Director of Define the Line Projects at McGill University, who will be directing the project.  Read the official press release here

Student Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Edwin Chan (former GPR resident at the Montreal Children’s Hospital) and all the co-authors who won first prize in the annual 3M Oral Care Graduate Student Research Presentations and Awards during the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (CAPD/ACDP) held on September 22. Canadian pediatric dentistry graduate students are selected to present original research at the CAPD/ACDP Annual Meeting.  Dr. Chan presented the project “Regenerative endodontic treatment of immature necrotic permanent teeth: 30-month follow-up”, developed during his GPR program under the supervision of Drs. Beatriz Ferraz dos Santos and Basma Dabbagh.

Also taking part in the conference was Dr. Anne Sophie Fortin- Pagé (Masters student at U of Mtl‎) who presented “Breastfeeding Improvements in Young Infants Diagnosed with Ankyloglossia after a Lingual Frenotomy”, a project which she conducted jointly with the Montreal Children's Hospital.

Pictured above (left to right): Dr. Anne Sophie Fortin-Pagé (presentor), Dr. Annie Marleau ‎Chief Division of Dentistry at the Montreal Children's Hospital and Dr. Edwin Chan winner of the competition.


Meet our Professors


This week, Prof. Christophe Bedos. Watch the short Q & A here



For a wide smile



CE The Art and Science of Direct Esthetic Restorations

CE Working with patients: Periodontal Surgery

Complete 2016-2017 CE program 

In the News

Dr. Omid Kiarash was recently interviewed by the McGill Tribune on the benefits of flossing. Read the article here


Special archival photo of the Faculty of Dentistry tweeted by McGill Libraries. See it here

McGill Wide

The Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation has now released its data in real time and is open by default through the Government of Canada’s Open Government program. Consult its database here

Sign-up now for R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense), a self-defense course for women taught by McGill Security Services. The one-and-a-half day training course is offered to all female students, faculty and staff at a cost of only $20 Register here

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


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