Getting Dental Care a Major Problem for a Third of Torontonians, Report Says

A lack of insurance coverage is forcing more than a third of people in Canada’s largest city to go without dental care, a new report says.

About 35 per cent of residents don’t have dental insurance, forcing many to avoid the dentist altogether due to the cost, according to the report from the Toronto Foundation, an organization that aims to connect philanthropists with community needs.

“One thing is clear: for many of the most vulnerable people in our communities, the current system has left them behind and without support,” the report said.

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