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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) […]

Published Nov 1, 2022

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Learn what the Canadian Dental Care Plan could mean for you and why Ontario dentists want to be involved in ensuring it works for everyone.

Published Aug 18, 2022

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    Canada’s dental care plan: Experts urge feds to provide timeline, more details

    Host Alex Pierson speaks with Dr. Lisa Bentley, President of the Ontario Dental Association, on 640AM Toronto.

    Published Aug 24, 2022

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    Discussing the Canadian Dental Care Plan on Newstalk 1290

    ODA President, Dr. Lisa Bentley appeared on Newstalk 1290 recently to discuss the Canadian Dental Care Plan. Listen to the interview on Newstalk 1290’s website.

    Published Aug 24, 2022

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    Can the Canadian Dental Care Plan be implemented in a timely manner?

    Former ODA president, Dr. David Stevenson recently appeared on 580 CFRA to discuss the new Canadian Dental Care Plan. Listen to the interview on the CFRA website.

    Published Aug 23, 2022

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    Canada’s dental care plan: Experts urge feds to provide timeline, more details

    ODA president, Dr. Lisa Bentley discusses the proposed Canada Dental Care Plan and highlights how many questions still remain about any such plan. Read the full article on Global News.

    Published Aug 23, 2022

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    What the Canadian Dental Care Plan Could Mean for You

    Learn what the Canadian Dental Care Plan could mean for you and why Ontario dentists want to be involved in ensuring it works for everyone.

    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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    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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