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Most Albertans skip dental visits because the price is too high — and they aren’t alone
By Lorian Hardcastle
Our health system neglects the oral health of dependent seniors with tragic consequences copy Notre système de santé néglige la santé buccodentaire des adultes dépendants et les conséquences sont tragiques
Par Mary McNally
Private dental care fails millions in Ontario Private dental care fails millions in Ontario
By Jacquie Maund and Hazel Stewart
Our health system neglects the oral health of dependent seniors with tragic consequences copy Our health system neglects the oral health of dependent seniors with tragic consequences
By Mary McNally
Health-reform-in-Ontario-must-include-oral-health Health reform in Ontario must include oral health
By Jacquie Maund and Hazel Stewart

The Ontario government’s proposed reform of the provincial health care system is going forward with a glaring omission: primary mouth care.

Every child deserves a healthy smile, How poor dental health is hurting Canadian children, with Dr. Robert Schroth Every child deserves a healthy smile, How poor dental health is hurting Canadian children
By Robert Schroth

In Canada, we need targeted investments in dental care for low income groups, First Nations and newcomer populations, who often present with more oral health problems.

Should eye examination be a school entry requirement in Canada?

One in every six Canadian children may have a vision problem that makes it difficult to learn and to read, but only 14 percent of children under the age of six receive professional eye care.

Every child deserves a healthy smile, How poor dental health is hurting Canadian children Every child deserves a healthy smile, How poor dental health is hurting Canadian children
By Robert Schroth

Children with preventable tooth decay experience pain and this can affect their sleeping patterns, their behaviours, their nutritional status and their social interactions.

Every child deserves a healthy smile, How poor dental health is hurting Canadian children Every child deserves a healthy smile, How poor dental health is hurting Canadian children
By Robert Schroth

Millions of dollars are spent every year in Canada on treating preventable childhood tooth decay. It’s time to make children’s dental health a priority

How can we improve access to dental care in Canada?

Going to the dentist is too expensive for many Canadians. Dr. Robert Schroth explains why your dentist bill is so hefty and how we can help all Canadians have access to proper dental care.


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