Residents across the province now have access to expanded insured dental services following a new agreement between the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) and the Ministry of Health. The new services include cleft lip and palate treatment services for infants, children and adolescents, expanded coverage for dental extractions for cancer patients, and specialized dental consultations for medical patients.

Millions of people around the globe continue to suffer from poor oral health and the growing burden of oral disease demands action on an individual, family and community level. Poor oral health extends far beyond the mouth, taking a serious toll on an individual’s overall health and well-being. However, FDI is confident that concerted, targeted action can curb the prevalence of oral disease and make oral health a personal priority for everyone.

Canada, October 14, 2016 – Today Saskatchewan Oral Health Coalition (SOHC) joins a growing global community of organizations, stakeholders, and partners as an official sponsor of World Cavity-Free Future Day, a day initiated to spread awareness and engage communities around the world in the global fight against dental caries (the disease which leads to cavities).

Through a unified voice, the Saskatchewan Oral Health Coalition works collaboratively with dedicated partners to improve the oral and overall health of Saskatchewan residents. As an inter-disciplinary group, we strive to identify and address the needs of vulnerable populations, and by using evidence-based decision making, promote advocacy, education, prevention and standards

The Saskatchewan Oral Health Coalition (SOHC) Marks Second World Cavity-Free Future Day, Urges Increased Resource Allocation to Fight Dental Cavities in Canada!

Global campaign underway to raise awareness of dental cavities prevention and demonstrate the value of a cavity-free future.

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