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As the new president of the Ontario Dental Association, Dr. Lisa Bentley is calling on newly re-elected Premier Doug Ford to do better for the hundreds of thousands of people in need of dental care by fully funding the province’s dental programs.

Published Jun 6, 2022

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On June 1, 2022, the Ontario Dental Association welcomes Dr. Lisa Bentley as its new President. She will help guide the ODA through the next year.

Published Jun 1, 2022

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    ODA Calling on Newly Elected Government to Fix Ontario’s Dental Programs

    As the new president of the Ontario Dental Association, Dr. Lisa Bentley is calling on newly re-elected Premier Doug Ford to do better for the hundreds of thousands of people in need of dental care by fully funding the province’s dental programs.

    Published Jun 6, 2022

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    Provincial Budget Fails to Properly Fund Dental Programs, Again

    The new provincial budget fails to properly fund dental programs again despite years of the ODA asking for a meaningful commitment to fund provincial dental programs.

    Published Apr 28, 2022

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    COVID-19 Protocols Staying in Place at Dental Offices

    With public health measures easing in many communities across Ontario, it's important to know enhanced safety measures will remain in place at dental offices.

    Published Mar 21, 2022

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    Giving the Gift of Dental Tips

    The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is spreading festive cheer by giving everyone the gift of better dental knowledge.

    Published Dec 8, 2021

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    Creepiest Halloween Candies List

    October 25, 2021 TORONTO, ON — Whether sugary or savoury, everyone has at least one favourite Halloween snack but just how good or bad is it for your teeth? Dentists know there’s going to be a lot of indulging in the coming days but hope everyone will try to be responsible about it. With that […]

    Published Oct 28, 2021

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    Statement on Indigenous Peoples, Truth and Reconciliation

    *Content Warning* The following information relates to and references Residential Schools, Assimilation, Ongoing Harm, Colonial Impacts. September 30, 2021 – The Ontario Dental Association was created more than 150 years ago with a goal of providing quality dental care to Ontarians. But like any institution with a long history in Canada, we recognize inequalities in […]

    Published Sep 27, 2021

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    Vaccination Status at the Dental Clinic

    To say this pandemic is a fluid situation is an understatement and the latest confusion everyone is dealing with is vaccination status. The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is hoping to add clarity to the situation by letting you know what to expect at your next appointment and what kind of information your dentist is allowed […]

    Published Sep 22, 2021

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    Show Your Teeth Some Love

    If you’ve been putting off going to the dentist during the pandemic, now’s the time for a check-up.

    Published Jul 19, 2021

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    Early Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

    The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is calling for the provincial government to include dentists in the early rounds of vaccine recipients.

    Published Jan 6, 2021

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    How to Have a Merry and Mindful Holiday

    The holiday season is going to be different for everyone this year. People will still be celebrating and the Ontario Dental Association has some helpful tips on how to keep your dental health in check this month.

    Published Dec 7, 2020

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