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Ontario Legislative Assembly Proclaims "Ontario Dentist Day"

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All-party collaboration recognizes the great work dentists do in Ontario 

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April 26, 2017

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TORONTO, ON — In recognition of the many contributions the province’s dentists make to the oral – and overall – health of their communities, and in honour of the year of the Ontario Dental Association’s 150th anniversary, the Ontario Legislative Assembly has proclaimed April 26, 2017 as Ontario Dentist Day.

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Ontario’s Dentists Have a Hallway Medicine Solution for the Province

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The Ontario Government could save tens of millions of dollars by investing in dental programs

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January28, 2018

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TORONTO, ON — The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is asking the province to invest in public dental programs. Taking action now to properly fund existing programs, like Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO), could save the province millions of dollars a year in unnecessary hospital and doctor visits.

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Halloween Candy Hit and Miss List

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Helpful tricks on how to eat your treats the smart way

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October 26, 2018

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TORONTO, ON — It’s no secret that a lot of candy is going to be eaten in the coming days. The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is sharing pointers on how to enjoy your treats while causing as little damage as possible to your pearly whites. Follow these tips and it could prevent a horror story from happening in your mouth!

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Keep your Smile Merry and Bright by Knowing the Four “S”s of the Holidays

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Sugar, starches, spirits and stress can all be less than festive to your teeth

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December 3, 2018

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TORONTO, ON — Dentists across Ontario hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season and are gifting you with helpful dental tips to keep it a merry time for your mouth. Whether you’re staying in with family and friends or heading out to parties between now and New Years’, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) wants you to enjoy the festivities while keeping these four “S”s in mind.

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Now that marijuana is going to be legal, don’t let it all go to your head…or mouth

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Oral cancer, gum disease, staining and cavities are possible downsides to smoking up

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October 15, 2018

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TORONTO, ON — Whether you’re trying out marijuana for the first time or have used it for a while, the Ontario Dental Association wants you to be aware of what the now legal drug can do to your dental health.

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