CDHA Applauds LPC and NDP for Prioritizing Oral Health Care in Agreement

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) applauds today’s announcement by the Prime Minister of an agreement reached between the Liberal Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party that prioritizes a new oral health care program for low-income Canadians, including seniors.

“Improved access to oral health care for seniors in Canada tops our list of priorities,” said Ondina Love, chief executive officer of CDHA. For seniors with low or fixed incomes who cannot afford extra expenses and are not covered by private insurance, moving to increase access to professional oral care will help them maintain good oral and overall health as they age.

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