Are access to dental care challenges climbing on the socioeconomic spectrum?

The experience of the middle class in accessing dental care over the last 40 years. The data is really interesting!
The event will start on: Mar 23, 01:00pm EDT
And will end on: Mar 23, 02:00pm EDT

oral-healthRecent anecdotal reports have suggested that Canada's middle class are now experiencing financial barriers to dental care.
While recent evidence has confirmed that working poor individuals suffer the greatest economic burdens when accessing dental care, do these economic challenges affect the middle class?

This Fireside Chat will present the newest, state-of-the-art evidence available on this issue. It will demonstrate that financial barriers to dental care are climbing the socioeconomic spectrum, as employment, insurance, and professional markets respond to the financial hardships of the new century.

Participants will learn how the changing nature of employment and insurance in the context of increasing dental care prices affects the ability of middle class households to access dental care, and what policy options are available to mitigate this new potential risk.

Advisor on Tap:

Carlos R. Quiñonez, DMD, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

Assistant Professor and Program Director
Dental Public Health
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto

Carlos is the co-lead for Patterns of Pathways of Inequities, RRASP/PHIRN, University of Ottawa:

Carlos Quinonez, University of Toronto:
Carlos Quinonez, Dalla Lana School of PUblic Health:

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