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The CDCP isn’t free from cost and red tape February 8, 2024 – Dentists know that the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) is a major opportunity to provide oral health care to millions of people who have been unable to access the care they need. However, seniors and other eligible Canadian residents signing up for […]

Published Feb 8, 2024

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After today’s announcement that eligible seniors will be invited to apply for enrollment in the Canadian Dental Care Plan starting this month, and care could begin as early as May 2024, many questions remain. It is unclear how this new program will affect patients and dentists across the country.

Published Dec 11, 2023

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    Federal government needs to clear up confusion about Canadian Dental Care Plan

    The CDCP isn’t free from cost and red tape February 8, 2024 – Dentists know that the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) is a major opportunity to provide oral health care to millions of people who have been unable to access the care they need. However, seniors and other eligible Canadian residents signing up for […]

    Published Feb 8, 2024

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    Dentists and their patients still have questions about the Canadian Dental Care Plan

    After today’s announcement that eligible seniors will be invited to apply for enrollment in the Canadian Dental Care Plan starting this month, and care could begin as early as May 2024, many questions remain. It is unclear how this new program will affect patients and dentists across the country.

    Published Dec 11, 2023

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    This week, dental associations across Canada are sharing their collective expertise with all Canadians. A Proposed Framework for the Canadian Dental Care Plan is now available for anyone to read.

    Published Nov 16, 2023

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    A lack of consultation on the Canadian Dental Care Plan with provincial and territorial dental associations is worrying to dentists across the country.

    Published Oct 26, 2023

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    Published Mar 31, 2023

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    Published Aug 18, 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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    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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