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Ontario’s Dentists Calling for Early Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

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Dentists are a critical part of the healthcare system and on the frontlines of the pandemic

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January 6, 2021

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TORONTO, ON — The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is calling for the provincial government to include dentists in the early rounds of vaccine recipients. Dentists have been on the frontlines throughout the pandemic by keeping people with dental problems out of emergency rooms. By nature of the care they give, Ontario’s dentists are in direct risk of contracting COVID-19 and need to be on the priority list of health care professionals to be vaccinated early.

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How to Have a Merry and Mindful Holiday

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Good dental health is a big part of overall health and well-being

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December 7, 2020

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TORONTO, ON — The holiday season is going to be different for everyone this year. Even though festivities may be less socially active and more low key than usual, people will still be celebrating and the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) has some helpful tips on how to keep your dental health in check this month.

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How to Tame Mask Mouth

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If it’s stinky under the mask, it’s time to brush and floss!

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September 21, 2020

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TORONTO, ON — We all know wearing a mask is an important way to help keep each other healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, “mask mouth” is a smelly condition too many people have come to know. The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) has some tips to stay fresh under your mask. You guessed it — good dental hygiene and getting regular dental check-ups go a long way in preventing bad fumes.

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Creepin’ it Real with Your Teeth

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Channel your inner cavity slayer to avoid total dental doom.

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October 26, 2020

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TORONTO, ON — There may not be as much trick or treating going on this October, but cavities are always up for a Halloween party and millions of candies, chocolates and chips are going to be devoured by people of all ages in the days to come.

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Dental Care Slowly Resumes But Not Like Usual

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We’re still in a pandemic so dentists have new rules to follow to keep everyone protected

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June 1, 2020

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TORONTO, ON — After 12 weeks of restrictions, Ontario’s dentists got the green light last night to re-open their offices. While you can now book an appointment with your dentist for a cleaning or any other treatment, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) wants you to know what you can expect from your dentist during this ongoing pandemic.

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