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Improving the Oral Health of Ontario’s Seniors: Is the Oral Health of Ontario’s Seniors a Public Health Issue? The Ontario Public Health Convention

Toronto, Ontario
March 25, 2015

3:00-4:30 p.m.
Allstream Centre, Room 206D

A panel debates if the oral health of Ontario’s seniors is a public health issue requiring action and how to address barriers to oral health care among seniors in the province.

Moderator: Garry Aslanyan, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland


  • Carlos Quiñonez – Associate Professor and Program Director, Dental Public Health, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto
  • Susan Sutherland – Dentist-in-Chief, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Dan Otchere – Dental Consultant, Peel Region Public Health
  • Carole Ward - Chair, Halton Oral Health Outreach Committee

Featuring video: Dentistry care lacking for Ontario seniors by CBC

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