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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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Brush up on Dental History

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This Oral Health Month, see how far dentistry has come over the last 150 years

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April 3. 2017

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TORONTO, ON - Spring is a time of looking forward but the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is taking you on a journey back in time to see just how advanced dentistry has become. Oral Health Month is now underway and in honour of the ODA’s 150th anniversary this year, we put together an incredible website detailing the fascinating and, sometimes alarming, history of dentistry in Ontario.

Did you know anyone, regardless of training, could call themselves a dentist? Or that it was common for the local blacksmith to yank people’s teeth out? Even toothpaste used to be made with sugar! You can find all sorts of interesting facts in the evolution of dentistry in Ontario at http://150.oda.ca.

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Ho Ho Hold Off Holiday Cavities

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December 13, 2017

How to Ho Ho Hold Off Holiday Cavities 

Be mindful of how stress levels and favourite foods affect your teeth. 

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TORONTO, ON — The holiday season is here and the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is giving you the gift of knowledge – how to enjoy any social engagement while still protecting your teeth. Whether at an office party or entertaining at home, you should be aware of the less-than-festive impact the holidays can have on your mouth.

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HOW FRESH IS YOUR BREATH?

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Make the Effort to Love Your Mouth, All Year Round

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February 8, 2017

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TORONTO, ON — It’s almost Valentine’s Day, a time of enchantment and affection. But how much love and attention do you show your mouth? If you’re not making the effort to practice good oral hygiene habits like brushing twice a day, flossing daily and going to the dentist for regular check-ups, then you’re falling short of being a good partner in your mouth’s fight against tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath.

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Have Your Thanksgiving Feast and Great Oral Health Too!

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October 6, 2016

Have Your Thanksgiving Feast and Great Oral Health Too!

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TORONTO, ON — As we come together to celebrate with family and friends this coming long weekend, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is passing along some tips on how to enjoy your holiday spread while still protecting your teeth.

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