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Orillia Dentist Asks for Better Solution for Kids, Low-income Families to Receive Care

November 4, 2022
by St. Catharines Standard


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Orillia dentist Louise Hill is one of several visiting parliament Nov. 2 asking MPPs for greater support for a dental care program for less fortunate families.

“In Ontario, we have several programs — Healthy Smiles, the Ontario Disability Support Program, Ontario Works and Ontario Seniors’ Dental Care Program,” she said. “All of the government programs are paying at 37 per cent of what the fees are.”

That means a dentist who treats a patient using one of these beneficial programs isn’t getting fully reimbursed for their work.

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  1. I recently was in a dentist’s office and was pleasantly surprised to find that the dentist had a video screen mounted to her chair and had a video monitor on the wall. I was able to see a live video feed of the dentist working on a patient, but also see the patient’s mouth and what the dentist is working on.

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