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May 13, 2020 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Jobs Report Highlights Concerning Trend for Health Benefits Tied to Employment in Canada

by CDHA

Today’s national employment numbers indicate that 2 million more Canadians are unemployed and seeking work as of April. The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is calling on employers to maintain workplace-sponsored health and dental benefits so that Canadians can continue

December 10, 2019 News News

Without Benefits, Some Calgarians Find Cost of Dental Visits Hard to Swallow

by CBC News

An office manager laid off from her position at a Calgary restoration company in January says dental work is a luxury she just can’t afford. “Taking my daughter to the dentist is definitely delayed, as well as myself. Without benefits, it’s

July 30, 2019 News News

Hundreds Of Thousands Not Taking Up PRSI Dental, Optical Benefits

by The Irish Times

Hundreds of thousands of people are not taking advantage of a State benefit scheme offering free or discounted dental, optical and hearing care, new figures show. Some 2.5 million people pay PRSI, which entitles them to services such as a

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Bill To Establish Adult Medicaid Dental Benefit Fails, But Advocates Will Try Again In 2020

by Press Herald

More than 70,000 Mainers would gain coverage under the proposal. The Maine Legislature failed to approve about $6.5 million in state tax funds to establish an adult Medicaid dental benefit, but advocates said they will try again in January, and

November 6, 2018 News News

Dartmouth Man ‘Feels Punished’, Denied Provincial Dental Benefits for Working Full-Time

by Jeremy Keefe, Global News

After eight years of oral infections, abscesses and unbearable pain, Greg Madore was moments from undergoing a dental procedure that would change his life, before finding out his nightmare was far from over. “I was in the waiting room getting

May 16, 2018 News News

Program Uses Smart Toothbrush Data to Determine Dental Rates

by Christina Farr, CNBC

Alex Frommeyer comes from a family of dentists. Now, he has a start-up that sells dental insurance, but with a twist. The Columbus, Ohio, company, called Beam Dental, started out by selling Bluetooth-connected toothbrushes, meaning that their product communicates with an

February 6, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPaediatric Dentistry

JADA Study Shows Impact of Dental Benefits on Children’s Dental Needs

by American Dental Association

A report in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) shows that dental benefits play a significant role in meeting the dental needs of children, including checkups and treatments. The study is particularly timely as

February 2, 2017 News AnnouncementDental CareNews

Canadian Dental and Health Benefits Will Not be Taxed

by Amy Minsky, Global News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that he will not enact a tax on health and dental benefits, after days of refusing to rule out the option. “We are committed to protecting the middle class from increased taxes and that

December 21, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Health Care Providers Send Warning of Taxing Dental Benefits

by Oral Health

A coalition of health care service providers, including the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association has warned of the potential negative implications of taxing the premiums paid on employer-provided health and dental benefits. These benefits provide preventative care in services such as