Thursday, September 06, 2007

Toronto Star Article on the Denticare Movement

The Toronto Star keeps producing great articles on dental care in Ontario. Here's the latest teaser quote:

Denticare is back on Ontario's political agenda. Since George Drew's Conservatives promised it in 1942, various politicians have pledged to introduce some form of universal dental care. So far, none has been forced to deliver. That may be changing(...)

Logically, dentists should be covered by medicare. That's what Justice Emmett Hall, whose 1964 royal commission set the stage for Canada's national public health insurance scheme, recommended. He understood that tooth disease is no less painful than bone disease and that oral infections can be as dangerous as any other.

You can read the rest of the article here: Denticare Movement has Teeth

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100