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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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Oral Cancer

Toronto | Nov 21, 2011

Tobacco use is the leading cause of premature death in Ontario. It kills more than 13,500 people each year. That is approximately 300 school buses of people who we will never see again in this lifetime. Erik started smoking when he was 11 years old. Recently, his dental hygienist gave him reason to quit the habit. To learn more about the oral health risks associated with tobacco use, read Erik's story by clicking on the link below.

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