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Timmins Dentist is the New President of the Ontario Dental Association

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Dr. LouAnn Visconti’s plans include defining the future of dentistry for ODA members and patients

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June 1, 2017

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TORONTO, ON — Becoming president during the Ontario Dental Association’s 150th anniversary is an honour for Dr. LouAnn Visconti as she is eager to continue the trailblazing efforts of ODA founder, Dr. Barnabas Day. Advancing the dental profession for its members and the patients they serve is her goal.

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The Basics of Teeth Whitening

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Everything you need to know but were afraid to ask

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May 15, 2017

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TORONTO, ON — It’s almost Victoria Day weekend, the unofficial start to summer for many of us. That means relaxing in the sun, getting a pedicure and maybe even brightening your teeth for all the vacation pictures you’ll take in the weeks ahead. The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) understands wanting to look your best when you say “cheese!”, but are your teeth healthy enough?

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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.

Read more: Brush up on Dental History

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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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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