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November 5, 2019 News News

University Of Alberta Students Provide Free Dental Care For Those Without Insurance

by Global News

Every Saturday morning during the school year, dentistry and dental hygiene students from the University of Alberta in Edmonton provide cleanings and checkups for free. It’s part of the Student Health Initiative for the Needs of Edmonton (SHINE) clinic. Students

September 26, 2019 News News

‘Santa’ Gets His Smile Back

by Cloverdale Reporter

All Ben “Santa” Cohen wanted for Christmas was his one front tooth. Now his Christmas wish has come true. “It’s a miracle,” Cohen said with a big smile after receiving free dental work Sept. 21. “I’m so thankful for all

July 11, 2019 News NewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry/Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program Provided Free Oral Healthcare to 3,000+ People During 2018-2019 School Year

by New York University

More than 3,000 people in four different countries – 2,049 children and 1,076 adults – received free dental care during the 2018-2019 school year, thanks to the NYU Dentistry/Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program. This year marks the 10th anniversary

April 9, 2019 News News

Free Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors to Be Announced in Budget

by The Canadian Press

Ontario will be announcing free dental care for low-income seniors in Thursday’s budget, The Canadian Press has learned. Anyone 65 and over in the province making under $19,300 — or $32,300 for couples — would qualify, said senior government sources

April 6, 2019 News News

NDP Calls For Free Dental Care For All Nova Scotia Schoolchildren

by Taryn Grant, Star Halifax

Nova Scotia’s New Democrats are pushing for a free dental hygiene program for every child in the public school system. The opposition party proposed amendments to the Health Services and Insurance Act Friday, which would see the province hire dental

November 23, 2018 News News

Call for Free Dental Care for Mouth Cancer Patients, Put an End to Discriminatory ‘Tax on Cancer’

by Open Access Government

Following treatment for mouth cancer, patients are faced with a series of long-term oral health issues, that often result in complex and expensive dental work. The charity estimates that mouth cancer sufferers could face dental costs of up to £1,500.00 over five

August 27, 2018 News News

Quebec Election: Liberals Pledge Free Dental Care for Teens, Seniors

by René Bruemmer, Montreal Gazette

Liberal leader Philippe Couillard has promised to extend free dental care to children 16 and younger and to low-revenue seniors, continuing the party’s campaign theme of easing the lives of families now that provincial coffers are flush. He made the

March 21, 2017 News Dental CareDental HygieneNews

P.E.I. Dental Hygienists Offering Free Teeth-Cleaning

by CBC News

Some dental hygienists on P.E.I. will offer a free teeth-cleaning clinic on April 8. The one-day clinic is for those who can’t afford the approximately $120 needed to get their teeth cleaned. The Holland College Dental Assisting program in Charlottetown is offering

February 28, 2017 News NewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Health Smiles Ontario Serving Dental Care to 85,000 Children

by Dominik Kurek, York Guardian

You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again: you have to take care of your teeth and see your dentist. But, if you don’t have dental coverage, an appointment to see the dentist can get pretty expensive. So, Ontario

February 17, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Dentists Providing Free Oral Care to Holocaust Survivors Being Honoured

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. joined the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity (AO) in honoring AO’s Washington, DC, chapter for its participation in the Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program, a program that provides free dental care to Holocaust

January 16, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Calgary Dental Health Bus Helping 2,200 Youth, But It’s Not Enough

by Anna Brooks, Calgary Herald

Even for Albertans fortunate enough to have health benefits, high fees often push dental care to the back burner. That’s why programs such as the Alex Dental Health Bus, which provides no-cost dental care for low-income families and youth in need, are

April 28, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Ontario streamlines free dental care for low-income kids

by Laurie Monsebraaten - Toronto Star

Flashing wide smiles and toothy grins, Grade 3 students regaled Health Minister Eric Hoskins with tips about good dental hygiene at Lord Dufferin Public School in Toronto’s Regent Park neighbourhood Tuesday. “Floss is boss,” said one student. “Think before you