Dr. Harry Höediono of Kitchener, Ont., will serve for 2011/2012
TORONTO, June 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Dr. Harry Höediono has been elected
President of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), the professional
association that represents more than 8,000 dentists in Ontario. "I
feel privileged to serve our members, and all Ontarians, as President
of the ODA," says Dr. Höediono. "My first priority is to ensure
everyone in the province knows and understands the benefits of good
"Good oral health is the result of comprehensive care that can only be
provided by a dentist-led health-care team. Ontario has some of the
finest and best-trained dentists in the world."
Dr. Höediono's involvement in organized dentistry began at the local
level when he joined the executive of the Waterloo-Wellington Dental
Society in 1994. He has held all executive positions, including that of
President in 2000, and served as an ODA Councillor from 1999 to 2005.
Within the ODA, Dr. Höediono has served on the Quality Assurance Task
Force, the Audit Committee and the Oral Health Strategy Advisory
Committee (whose oral-health campaign earned an award from the Canadian
Dental Association), to name a few.
Dr. Höediono is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the
Academy of Dentistry International, the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the
American College of Dentistry. An active member in his community, Dr.
Höediono is also an organizer with the Halton Region Volunteer Earth
Day. He sits on the Board of the Kitchener-Waterloo Gymnastics Club and
is a member of the Kitchener-Waterloo Gyro Club. Dr. Höediono is a
support dentist for Children of Chernobyl, providing dentistry to
children ravaged by war, famine or other catastrophes.
Dr. Höediono is a graduate of the University of Toronto's Faculty of
Dentistry (1990) and is in private practice in Kitchener.
Dr. Höediono will serve as President of the ODA for the 2011/2012
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SOURCE Ontario Dental Association
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