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People in Ontario Don’t Visit the Dentist Enough

Money problems for people in Ontario may have an impact on their dental health.

About 20 percent of people in the Canadian province are not seeing the dentist on a regular basis because they can’t afford to pay for it.

The Public Health Ontario survey showed that thousands of people are encountering poor dental health based on the lack of dental treatment.

Many people have decided to visit the emergency room with an infection or abscess based on the lack of dental care. The problem is that many emergency room doctors are not qualified to handle dental problems. They then only provide antibiotics or painkillers, which don’t solve the problems.

There are many of these basic problems that could be solved with routine dental care. That’s why there will now be programs in place to educate people about dental health and the importance of being proactive with one’s dental care.

The Canadian economy is also adversely affected by these dental problems. According to some figures from the Canadian Health Measure Survey in 2010, there were roughly 4.5 million work days that were lost to dental issues.

The Wednesday Watch

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

Exclusive Interview: Patient Education and GentleWave

21 June 2017

Patients are becoming more educated, as a world of information is readily available at our...

Technique of the Week

e-Prescribing with XLDent

e-Prescribing with XLDent

29 March 2017

Drs. David Andersen and Lora Nelson explain how easy e-Prescribing...

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Show Me the Way

Show Me the Way

02 May 2017

This year’s International Dental Show did not disappoint: 155,000 participants from 157 countries attended,...

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Narrow-Body  Dental Implants

Narrow-Body Dental Implants

02 May 2017

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