Edmonton dentist donates time to Syrian refugees


An Edmonton dentist is calling on others in the profession to help elevate the dental care of Syrian refugees.Dr. Yousif Chaaban from Oxford Dental got his staff together to donate their time to helping around 30 Syrian refugees who were in desperate need of dental work.They put in a full day Sunday, examining, cleaning and performing extractions or fillings for children and their parents.Chaaban said he estimates these refugees need 10 times the level of dental care an average Canadian would, adding dental work is very different in Syria.More to come…


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