Dental

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is seen in a dental hygienist training facility at a college in Sudbury, Ontario on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.Sources close to the government’s proposed dental-care program say the Liberals are planning temporary solution to buy time and keep their promise to the NDP while they work on a more permanent answer. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals planning temporary solution to dental care promise: sources

Feds have until end of the year to provide some kind of coverage for children under the age of 12

 

Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Official Languages, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 13, 2022. The parliamentary budget officer says the cost to create and deliver a new dental program for low and middle income uninsured Canadians could be nearly double what the federal government originally estimated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Liberals still mulling delivery of dental care as clock ticks to fulfil pledge to NDP

The plan is to fully implement federal dental care program by 2025

 

Parliamentary budget officer Yves Giroux prepares to appear before the Senate Committee on Official Languages, in Ottawa, on Monday, June 13, 2022. The parliamentary budget officer says the cost to create and deliver a new dental program for low and middle income uninsured Canadians could be nearly double what the federal government originally estimated. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Dental care program could cost nearly double what federal government originally thought

Program a key element of the Liberal government’s deal with the NDP to stay in power

 

A volunteer works on a client in the mobile dentist clinic. (File photo)

White Rock dentists receive financial boost to ‘build smiles’ for low-income people

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation supports program through healthy community grant

A volunteer works on a client in the mobile dentist clinic. (File photo)
A Nunavut mother says her 12-year-old son Howard, pictured here, lost 15 pounds since February while waiting for a decaying tooth to be removed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO

‘Hurts so much:’ Over 1,000 Nunavut children on wait-list for dental surgery

The territory’s only hospital, in Iqaluit, is the sole place where general anesthesia can be given

A Nunavut mother says her 12-year-old son Howard, pictured here, lost 15 pounds since February while waiting for a decaying tooth to be removed. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO
Brace yourself: there’s a better way to align your smile

Brace yourself: there’s a better way to align your smile

Cloverdale dentist offers a comfortable, transparent path to a confident smile

  • Sep 7, 2020
Brace yourself: there’s a better way to align your smile
Tanya Little, owner of Envision Denture Centre in South Surrey, is using a 3-D printer to creat ear protectors for health-care workers and others working on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey denture clinic producing ear-protectors for frontline workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Envision Denture Centre’s 3-D printer can create 48 protectors in an hour

Tanya Little, owner of Envision Denture Centre in South Surrey, is using a 3-D printer to creat ear protectors for health-care workers and others working on the front line during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed photo)