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PHO Grand Rounds: Problems accessing dental care for vulnerable groups living in Canada
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Chronic Diseases and Injuries; Health Promotion
City: Toronto
Format: In Person; Webinar

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

This presentation will briefly describe the findings of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) report Improving access to oral health care for vulnerable people living in Canada, then focus discussion on means to address the recommendations. The report documented significant inequalities in oral health status and access to dental care in Canada, with significantly greater health and access problems for vulnerable groups.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Presenter: Dr. Paul Allison

Dr. Paul Allison is dean of the Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University and was chair of the CAHS panel preparing the Improving access to oral health care for vulnerable people living in Canada report.

Public Health Ontario Grand Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. PHO Grand Rounds are also approved by Council of Professional Experience for professional development hours (PDHs) for members of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors (CIPHI). For more information, contact


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