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April 14, 2019 News News

How B.C.’s System for Regulating Health-Care Workers is Failing Patients

by Bethany Lindsay, CBC News

When Harry Cayton started looking into the dysfunction at the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C., he discovered something alarming, and the problem persisted even after a major shift in leadership. “A concern for the well-being of dentists rather than

April 14, 2019 News News

B.C. Health Minister Gives Dental College 30 Days to Deliver Transparency Plan

by The Canadian Press

The College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia has 30 days to brush up on its accountability to the public following the release of a performance inquiry report. Health Minister Adrian Dix said Thursday he accepted the inquiry’s 21 recommendations

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

June 6, 2018 News Oral Health

BC Dental Hygienists Provide Dental Care for Underserved

by British Columbia Dental Hygienists' Association

The British Columbia Dental Hygienists Association’s Caring Campaign will provide dental hygiene care for underserved or disadvantaged British Columbians who might not otherwise be able to access these important services. This project is a collaborative initiative between the British Columbia