College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario regulates the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario.

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Toronto | Nov 21, 2011

According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, more than 9 million Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes. As the oral care professional clients usually see first, dental hygienists are educated to know the early signs and symptoms of both diabetes and periodontal disease. Essentially, dental hygienists are a first defence in the detection and recognition of both disease processes and in the treatment of associated oral manifestations and periodontal disease. Learn more about Sam’s brush with gum disease by following the link below.

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