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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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Ontario Dental Association wants Meaningful Action from the New Premier

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ODA looks forward to the new government ending the dangerous funding gap in public dental programs

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June 8, 2018

TORONTO, ON — The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) congratulates all new and returning MPPs elected yesterday. Now with a new majority government, it’s time to get down to work and get kids from low-income families the care they need.

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Vaping Instead of Smoking: Neither Habits are Healthy

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This Oral Health Month, kick the stick

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April 19, 2018

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TORONTO, ON — Whether you use sticks, pens, mini tanks or any other kind of vapourizer, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) wants you to know now is the time to kick your vaping habit for good.

Read more: Vaping Instead of Smoking: Neither Habits are Healthy

Carleton Place Dentist is the New President of the Ontario Dental Association

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Dr. David Stevenson wants dental care to be part of the province’s overall health-care strategy

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June 1, 2018

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TORONTO, ON — As a former member of the Canadian Armed Forces, it should come as no surprise that Dr. David Stevenson takes the helm as president of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) with a precision game plan to improve government-funded dental care programs.

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Ontario’s Dentists Will Continue to Push for Dental Care for Low-Income Kids

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Chronic underfunding of the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program leaves more than 300,000 children in need.

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March 28, 2018

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TORONTO, ON — Today’s budget announcement proposes a new drug and dental program starting next year. However, this announcement does not take meaningful action for kids from low-income families who are eligible for the Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) program right now.

Read more: Ontario’s Dentists Will Continue to Push for Dental Care for Low-Income Kids

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