Ottawa Charitable Dental Clinic Update – December 2013
Posted on December 28, 2013
Extreme Makeover Mission Edition
The evidence shows that poverty and homelessness is a risk to health equivalent to the detrimental effects of hypertension, high cholesteral and smoking. If we devote such a significant amount of effort and resources to treating these health factors, shouldn’t we treat poverty like any equivalent health condition?
For information on poverty and health risk intervention and how the Ontario College of Family Physcicians are looking at Primary Care Intervention into Poverty click here.
How Much Will You Get Back?
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- Up to 35% of your donations totaling $200 or less
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Much Appreciated Donations
Katherine Riviere, RDH
analgesics and oral hygiene kits
Dr. Leo Lazare and
Dr. Lisane Paquette
syringes, forceps, perio scalers, spatulas, amalgam carriers, rubber dam clamps, elevators, retractors, etc, etc.
Year in Review
Here are the Annual stats for 2013
Ottawa Mission Dental Clinic
(providing dental services to the homeless in partnership with The Ottawa Mission,
# patient visits: 930
$ value of services provided: $255,005
# volunteer hours: 2,469
Portable Ottawa Dental Service (PODS)
(providing dental services in partnership with the Young Single Parent
Support Network of Ottawa,
# patient visits: 164
$ value of services provided: $23,541
# volunteer hours: 207