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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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    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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    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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    Province Isn’t Taking Public Dental Programs Seriously

    Major funding issues are preventing vulnerable Ontarians from getting the care they need TORONTO, ON — Following the fall economic statement, Ontario’s dentists are frustrated the province missed yet another opportunity to fix the severe funding gap in public dental programs. The provincial government is also launching the seniors’ dental program, even though there is […]

    Published Nov 7, 2019

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    Seniors’ Dental Plan Leaves Much To Be Desired

    Province’s dental plan for seniors could force them into government-run institutions for care TORONTO, ON — For years, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) has made it clear that we want to work with the province to make sure Ontarians get the proper dental care they need. The seniors’ dental plan described in today’s provincial budget […]

    Published Apr 11, 2019

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