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March 23, 2022 News NewsOral Health

CDA Responds to Federal Government Considering New Federal Dental Program

by Canadian Dental Association

Oral health is a vital part of overall health, and all Canadians have a right to good oral health. We support efforts to improve access to dental care for those who need it most, such as seniors, children, those with

September 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Canadian Dental Association Calling for Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

by Canadian Dental Association

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA), the national voice for dentists across Canada, is calling on the immediate action of the provincial and territorial governments to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers, including oral health care professionals. Oral health care

August 3, 2016 News AnnouncementDental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Don’t Tell Your Patients To Stop Flossing Yet, CDA Says

by Sheryl Ubelacker, CTV News Kitchener

There may be sparse evidence in the medical literature that flossing helps prevent cavities and gum disease, but the Canadian Dental Association says that, for dentists, the proof is in a patient’s mouth. The Associated Press looked at the most

February 19, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionPreventive Dentistry

Running back to Saskatoon – Fluoride, the red menace – what are these people thinking?

by ken

It’s the health issue activists like to get their teeth into -adding the compound fluoride to municipal drinking water to reduce dental decay. On one side are the proponents, including a majority of dentists and health specialists, who say there