April 10, 2008

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, Toronto, ON –, a new
patient‐friendly website powered by more than 7,000 ODA Members, launched today.

“This site is going to be great for patients in Ontario,” said ODA President Dr. Don Russell.
“ is credible, accessible oral health care information for everyone – we are
thrilled to be a part of it.” uses easily understood text and the latest in computer graphics from Optio
Publishing to help explain the components that produce good oral health to patients.

“ can be used in so many ways,” said ODA Past President Dr. Ian McConnachie.
“I try to answer all the questions I can in my office, but sometimes patients leave and think of
something new. can help answer questions at three a.m! I can hook it up in my
office waiting room for my patients to surf before an exam, it’s terrific.”

With dozens of videos and information categories such as Seniors, Children, Cosmetic Dentistry,
Nutrition and an interactive KidsZone, will be great in helping patients reach
the goal of better oral health care.

“ will grow and change as the community does,” said President Elect Dr. Larry
Levin. “It will evolve to contain the latest news, information and dental procedures – this is just
the beginning.”

Further Information
Want to link to the new site? For more information please contact:
Kari Cuss, Public Affairs & Communications, Ontario Dental Association, p. 416.355.2278,
c. 647.294.7613, e. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.