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SADA Gala Highlights

September 1, 2005
by Dental Practice Management

Toronto–The South Asian Dental Association’s recent gala event seed as the official launch of SADA. The 500-plus individuals in attendance were also treated to a symposium featuring the latest developments in digital technology.

The event attracted some of the top officials from the dental community, including Dr. Cam Witmer, President of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons (RCDSO). In addition, prominent South Asian government leaders, Mr. Harinder Takhar, Minister of Transportation (MPP) and Mr. Navdeep Bains (MP), joined SADA to mark this inaugural event. The joint Masters of Ceremonies for the evening’s festivities were SADA’s executive members, Dr. Neil Gajjar and Dr. Vageesh Sabharwal. They were given the task of introducing the evening speakers, Dr. Bob Carroll, who is Quality Assurance Advisor with the RCDSO, and renowned lecturer Dr. Walter Golub. Dr. Jack Cottrell, president of the Canadian Dental Association and his Ontario counterpart, Dr. Jocelyn Pearce were on-hand as the Honourable Mr. Takhar took to the stage for the official ribbon-cutting presentation.


SADA was formed in 2002 with the intent to promote advancement of dentistry within the South Asian community. Since its inception, SADA has operated as a non-profit dental association for the pursuit of excellence in dentistry by all members of the dental team. Due to the diligence of its committee members, SADA has also gained international recognition from its counterparts in the Middle East and India in the past few months.

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