Tag: oral health equity

What the government’s $1 billion dental care initiative is really about: ‘We have to fix it’

The federal government is spending billions of dollars on a $1.3-billion pilot project to roll out oral health-equity programs in Canada’s provinces and territories.The federal department said the pilot will cover the dental services of the elderly and the disabled, and would also help to address the inequities in access to dentistry.The plan is part […]

NHL’s Oral Health Scholarship Program to Increase Access for Oral Health Scholarships

A new initiative by the National Hockey League aims to improve oral health in the United States.Beginning March 1, the National Oral Health Education and Promotion Act will allow organizations to offer scholarships for people who live in or work in underserved areas, or have been affected by oral health issues.The new initiative will allow […]

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