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Ontario’s five dental programs are massively underfunded and that has to change TORONTO, ON — Hailing from every region of the province, dozens of dentists are heading to Queen’s Park on Wednesday to tell MPPs the time has come for the province to finally take care of its dental programs. The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) […]

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