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March 5, 2020 News News

Canadian Dentist Granted Bail by Ethiopia While on Humanitarian Mission

by Red Deer Advocate

Thirteen Canadians being detained in Ethiopia, including a dentist from Olds, have been granted bail. Dr. Jared Ord was one of the volunteers detained while taking part in a two-week expedition with Canadian Humanitarian, a Medicine Hat-based non-profit agency that

March 3, 2020 News News

Canadian Dentist One of 15 Detained in Ethiopia

by St. Alberta Today

Olds dentist Dr. Jared Ord is one of 13 Canadian aid workers being held in Ethiopia, his wife said Monday. “Yes, he is one of the one’s being held,” said Lindsay Ord said from her Olds home on Monday afternoon.

February 11, 2020 News News

Milton Dentist Who Rewarded Teen’s Good Deed Gets Bombarded by Internet Trolls

by James Moore, iHeartRadio

Internet trolls have sucked the fun out of a feel-good story told last weekend. A teenager in Milton received a $500 reward for turning in a package she found that had about $30,000 worth of cash and cheques inside. The

February 11, 2020 News News

From Molars to Mountaintops: Newfoundland Dentist Sets Out to Conquer 7 Summits

by CBC News

When people go on vacation because they need a break, they tend to go somewhere relaxing. When dentist Shannon Barker takes a break, he climbs a mountain. Not just any mountain, either. Barker specifically seeks out the highest summit on each

January 10, 2020 News News

Guelph Dentist and Her Daughter Among Victims of Iranian Plane Crash

by Guelph Today

A Guelph dentist and her daughter were among the passengers on the plane that crashed in Iran Wednesday. Dr. Parisa Eghbalian, 42, and her daughter, Reera Esmaeilion, 9,  were on the flight that departed Tehran’s International airport and crashed into

November 8, 2018 News General DentistryNews

Canadian Dentist Installed as Academy of General Dentistry’s New President

by Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry has installed Neil Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, of Mississaugua, Ontario as the organization’s new president. Dr. Gajjar is the second Canadian and the youngest AGD member elected to the seat of president. The newly installed president

August 24, 2018 News News

Nunavut Dental Health Needs Action: Dentist

by Jane George, Nunatsiq News

When Márta Demoth worked as a dentist in Nunavut, she says she felt more like a firefighter than a dentist. The teeth of many of the roughly 3,000 Nunavut patients she saw between 2014 and 2016 were so bad that

June 25, 2018 News News

Orillia Dentist to File Lawsuit Against Health Unit

by CTV Barrie

An Orillia dentist is taking legal action against the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit over what he calls “a groundless and unprecedented attack” on his reputation. Earlier this year, the health unit issued an advisory about Dr. Joe Phillip’s practice.

March 2, 2018 News News

Vancouver Dentist Charged $30,000, Suspended for Unnecessary Charging

by Bethany Lindsay, CBC News

A dentist who owns half a dozen clinics across Metro Vancouver has been ordered to pay $30,000 and stop practising for six months after admitting to charging for unnecessary procedures. Dr. Karim Lalani admitted to professional misconduct last month and

February 12, 2018 News Oral Health

Canadian Dentist Promotes Education for Rural Kids

by The Times of India

Papneja, whose family migrated from Bhatti Chak near Gujranwala in Pakistan to India during the Partition, is known as one of the most successful dentists in Canada. He is equally well-known for promoting education among India’s underprivileged rural children through the concept of student hostels.