Canadians can be smug about our health care system when public coverage extends to dental care


"International studies have shown that greater public contribution to dental care helps to level these sorts of socioeconomic inequalities. The federal government must work together with provincial partners, as well as doctors and dentists, to come up with a new minimum standard of acceptable public dental coverage. Until that happens, Canadians should probably turn their smugness toward the American system down a few notches."

Op -ed by Jason Chung, a McGill University law graduate and Kelvin Ian Afrashtehfar, who holds a Master's degree in dental sciences from McGill University's Faculty of Dentistry. 

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