Dentists are the experts in oral health care. As the voice of dentistry in Ontario, the ODA works to raise public awareness of oral hygiene, the importance of prevention and the link between oral and overall health.

And for clinical knowledge and best practices, we’re the first place our members turn.

In this section, you’ll find:

  • Our media releases and blog posts
  • News articles on ODA activities
  • Information about our journal, Ontario Dentist
  • Issues of our consumer magazine, Smile
  • The latest developments in oral health and dentistry in Ontario


The ODA has been Ontario’s primary source for dental information since 1867 and represents over 10,000, or 90%, of dentists in the province.

Latest News

Get all the media releases from the ODA, along with our blog posts and the latest news and information on oral health and dentistry in Ontario.


The Ontario Dentist Journal

Ontario Dentist is the award-winning official journal of the ODA. It reports on the latest clinical techniques, practice management developments, financial planning advice, legislation and industry news affecting the members of the dental profession in Ontario.


Smile Magazine

Introducing the new Smile magazine. This magazine is full of helpful, easy-to-understand tips and articles to help guide anyone to better oral health. Smile magazine will be published digitally twice per year. Latest Issue

About the ODA

Learn more about our history, mission and leadership.

Find it here