Media Advisory - High-risk children need dental programs that work



    Ontario Dental Association (ODA) teams up with international experts and
    stakeholders to design road map for better dental care

    TORONTO, July 2 /CNW/ -

    
    What:   The ODA is sponsoring a three-part symposium at the International
            Association of Dental Research (IADR) Conference entitled
            "Designing Dental Programs for High-Risk Children."

            "What we have clearly isn't working here in Ontario or in many
            places for that matter," says ODA Past-President Dr. Ian
            McConnachie. "This symposium is a great opportunity to work to
            fix it. We, the ODA, the stakeholders and the international
            experts are going to lay out a road map and we are going to make
            it better - kids here and everywhere deserve that."

    Presenters for Part One and Subjects:

         -  Dr. Clive Friedman, Canada - Defining the high-risk population

         -  Dr. Nigel Pitts, Scotland - The Value of Early Caries
            (cavities) Detection Enabling Preventative Therapies in
            Dentistry

         -  Dr. John Featherstone, United States - The Role of Fluoride in
            Prevention of Caries (cavities)

         -  Dr. Ian McConnachie, Canada - Dental Programs that Address the
            Needs of Children/Applying New Ideas and Program Design to
            Ontario Government Sponsored Dental Programs

    Where:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
            222 Bremner Boulevard, Room 718A - 700 Level

    When:   Friday July 4, 2008
            Part One - Expert Presentations - 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (Open to
            press)
            Part Two - Stakeholder Roundtable - 10:50 a.m. - 1 p.m. (Closed
            to press)
            Part Three - Experts reconvene to pen recommendations - 1:15 p.m.
            onward (Closed to press)
    





For further information:

For further information: Kari Cuss, Public Affairs & Communications,
Ontario Dental Association, p. (416) 355-2278, c. (647) 294-7613, e.
kcuss@oda.on.ca

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