Posted on April 12 2016

University of British Columbia study: Dental care should be part of basic health care

All Canadians, especially low-income Canadians, should have dental care as part of their basic health care coverage, a new study by the University of B.C. concludes. According to a survey of 567 people in four primary health care clinics in B.C. and Ontario that served large numbers of low-income and aboriginal residents, 46 per cent rated their oral health as fair to poor, with 44 per cent saying they sometimes or often experience pain in their teeth and mouth. To view more on this article or other articles please click here.  University of British Columbia study: Dental care should be part of basic health care