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July 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

People Living With HIV Struggle To Access Much-Needed Dental Care

by The Conversation

Only three per cent of HIV organizations in British Columbia offer basic dental care to those who need it. Nearly 37 million people were living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) globally in 2017, according to the World Health Organization. In Canada, 84,409 cases

June 27, 2019 News News

123Dentist’s ‘Dentist First’ Strategy Attracts Support from Equity Partner to Accelerate Growth Across Canada

by 123Dentist

123Dentist, Canada’s largest majority Canadian-owned network of dental practices, today announced that it has raised $425 million, including $300 million in committed growth capital and a further $125 million accessible from both equity and debt partners. The funds received, which

May 18, 2019 News News

Canadians Support Publicly Funded Dental Care for Those Without Insurance

by Jeff Semple, Global News

Around 86 per cent of Canadians would support providing publicly funded dental care to those without insurance coverage, according to an opinion poll conducted by Ipsos for Global News. Around one-third of Canadians are currently not covered by any dental

February 13, 2019 News News

NYU College of Dentistry Opens Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities

by New York University

Individuals with physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities now have a dedicated treatment center in New York City for dental care: NYU College of Dentistry’s Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities. The 8,000-square-foot center, located in the NYU College of Dentistry’s