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Health Unit Reports A Significant Drop In Adult Emergency Department Oral-Health Related Visits

by Bay Today

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit reports a significant drop in adult emergency department oral-health related visits in 2018. A Health Unit report indicates North Bay adults made 630 dental-related visits to the emergency department in 2018, down

February 4, 2019 News News

Getting Dental Problems Out of Emergency Rooms Requires Better Funding, Says Dental Association

by CBC News

More than 60-thousand patients a year are seen in the emergency room — for dental treatment that should be provided in a dentist’s office. The Ontario Dental Association said there needs to be more funding provided to dentists, which would

December 27, 2018 News News

Manitoba Dental Association Wants to Open Dental Emergency Room in Winnipeg

by Amber McGuckin, Global News

For many Manitobans, getting a terrible toothache can mean a trip to the hospital, but that could be changing if the Manitoba Dental Association has its way. Association president Dr. Cory Sul says too many people are ending up in hospital

October 29, 2018 News News

Preventive Dental Care Associated with Fewer ED, Hospital Visits

by Jennifer Bresnick, Health IT Analytics

Providing dental coverage as a preventive care benefit may help providers and payers reduce the number of emergency department visits and hospitalizations, according to a new two-year study from Capital BlueCross, Dominion National, and Geneia LLC. Integrating dental services more tightly into