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May 26, 2019 News News

Lack of Dental Care Growing Problem For Those in Poverty

by Victoria Walton, HalifaxToday.ca

Nova Scotians on income assistance only receive dental care in the case of an emergency. “What the dental policy covers for people on income assistance is treatment for relief of pain, control of prolonged bleeding, and swollen tissues,” says Brandon

April 4, 2019 News News

Alberta Liberals Say They’d Pressure Ottawa for Universal Dental Care If Elected

by Sarah Rieger, CBC News

Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan said if elected, his party would work to make dental care in the province more affordable. “We know that dental health is critical to your overall health,” said Khan while announcing the party’s affordable dental-care

March 21, 2019 News News

B.C. to Improve Access to Dental Care with $3.6 Million to Non-Profit Clinics

by Cherise Seucharan, Star Vancouver

The province has increased funding to non-profit dental clinics providing free and low-cost dental care. Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Shane Simpson announced a commitment of $3.6 million in funding over three years, which will be distributed by

March 6, 2019 News News

New Dental Agreement Gives Sask. Residents Access to Expanded Insured Dental Services

by Jonathan Guignard, Global News

Residents across the province now have access to expanded insured dental services following a new agreement between the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) and the Ministry of Health. The new services include cleft lip and palate treatment services for infants, children and

February 25, 2019 News News

Quebec City Mobile Dentist a Hit With Seniors, Those With Reduced Mobility

by Spencer Van Dyk, CBC News

A Quebec City dentist is looking to hire extra staff to meet the growing demand for her unique services. Sarah Gagné has been providing in-home dental services to seniors and people with reduced mobility for five years. She told CBC

January 30, 2019 News News

Ontario Dental Association Asking Province to Invest in Public Dental Programs

by Phi Doan, Kitchener Today

Going to the dentist can be very expensive if you don’t have a dental plan, which is why the Ontario Dental Association is asking the Ford government to invest in public dental programs. Dr. David Stevenson is the President of

January 29, 2019 News News

Man Pulls Out His Own Tooth with Pliers After 18-Month Wait to See NHS Dentist

by Ross McGuinness, Yahoo News UK

A man says he pulled out his own tooth after waiting 18 months for an NHS dentist. David Woodhouse, 62, from Ventongimps, near Truro, Cornwall, claimed he couldn’t get a place at the dental surgery near his home. “I had

January 29, 2019 News News

Edmonton Dental Clinic Expansion Improves Services for Those in Need

by Slav Kornik, CBC News

A joint venture aims at improving dental care for certain Edmonton populations. The University of Alberta’s School of Dentistry led a fundraising campaign to expand the Boyle McCauley Health Centre Dental Clinic for low-income, immigrants and Indigenous Peoples. The facility

June 4, 2018 Video Sponsored Dental Video

Paid ULC Mobile Unit from Safari Dental

by Oral Health

Carl Champagne, Director General with Safari Dental, offers mobile dental cart units (also available for portable use and third world trips) to make any practice equipped for accessible dental care.