Oral Health

Oral health is an integral part of overall health and well-being. Dental diseases can affect anyone, but are largely preventable. Public health provides various services, programs and education to promote oral health in communities. We provide guidance and expertise for community dental and oral health programs.




PHO Webinar: Promoting Health: A (re)introduction to health promotion

In the first session of the series, Andrea Bodkin, Senior Program Specialist at PHO, will present core concepts related to health promotion: what health is, what health promotion is, and how the Ottawa Charter is relevant 35 years after its inception. Following this, Julie Slack, Manager (Acting) of Chronic Disease Prevention will discuss how health promotion is practiced at Northwestern Health Unit.

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Updated 18 May 2022