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Hazel Stewart

Director of Oral Health Programs, Toronto Public Health and advisor, EvidenceNetwork.ca.

Dr. Hazel Stewart is the Director of Oral Health Programs, Toronto Public Health and an advisor, EvidenceNetwork.ca.
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Health Reform In Ontario Must Include Oral Health Care

Our teeth and gums are part of our body, and poor oral health affects our overall health and well-being. Primary mouth care is not covered under OHIP, and hospitals are not equipped to deliver dental care. Ontario only has public dental programs for low income children under 18, and a patchwork of basic services for people receiving social assistance.
05/23/2016 11:17 EDT