Experts available to comment on federal dental insurance program

Canadian government ministers are expected to announce details of the federal dental insurance plan which will provide benefits directly to eligible Canadian residents from lower-income households.

Western University has the following experts from the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry available to speak on the program:

Dr. Carlos Quiñonez

Vice Dean and Director, Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Areas of Expertise: National Dental Care Program benefits, how program may impact current dental industry.

Dr. Noha Gomaa

Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

Areas of Expertise: Population oral health, social determinants of health and dental care for children from low-income families.

MEDIA CONTACT: Justin Zadorsky, Media Relations Officer, Western University, 226.377.1673 (mobile), jzadorsk@uwo.ca.