Halifax OHTH

Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry located in Halifax, Nova Scotia is very excited to be participating in OHTH again this year! We are happy to be joining the rest of the dental schools across Canada in this wonderful organization and making sharing smiles day an annual event.

This event is run by a group of dentistry and dental hygiene students at Dalhousie's Faculty of Dentistry

The coordinators: 

  • Kelsey Eatmon (DDS4)
  • Kate Rumbolt (DDS4)

The volunteers: 

  • Matt Davidson (DDS4)
  • Liz Girgulis (DDS4)
  • Alexis Robinson (DDS2)
  • Krissy Singh (DDS4)
  • Myriam Ferron (DDS2)
  • Lindsay James (DDS3)
  • Cassie Cook (DH2)
  • Codey Pilgrim (DDS4)
  • Aparna Agrawal (DDS3)
  • Josette Terrio (DH1)
  • Katie Morehouse (DH1)
  • Mohammad AlShateel (DDS1)
  • Jacquelyn Brokken (DH2)
  • Lynzi Carr (DH2)
  • Alex LeBlanc (DDS3)
  • Abby Beaulier (DDS3)
  • Amber White (DDS2)
  • Catherine Murphy (DDS1)
  • Mahdis Maleki (DDS3)
  • David Gagnier (DDS4)
  • Celeste Williams (DDS4)
  • Megan Mews (DDS4)
  • David Ropson (DDS4)
  • Yasmin Hammad (DDS3)
  • Mattie Paradise (DDS4)
  • Jill Russell (DH2)
  • Abby McDermott (DH2)
  • Shianne Ferguson (DH2)
  • Christine Hammer (DDS2)
  • Danah Al-Radhan (DDS4)
  • Taylor Shupe (DDS4)
  • Armita Bhesania (DDS3)
  • Kelsey Coombs (DH1)
  • Fatemah Albather (DDS2)
  • Tom Raddall (DDS3)
  • Emily Bishop (DDS3)
  • Emily Burke (DDS3)
  • Tyler Phelan (DDS3)
  • Katherine Curry (DDS3)
  • Tyler Nelson (DDS4)
  • Jennifer Murphey (DH2)
  • Philip Mwimanzi (DDS3)
  • Saida Mershati (DDS4)
  • Jennifer Berkvens (DH2)
  • Ahmad Alashi (DDS1)



Sharing Smiles Day / Other OHTH Initiatives

The goal of this event is to provide an opportunity for positive interactions among future dental professionals and individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities. We hope this day will allow everyone to gain comfort, confidence & familiarity while at the same time educating and promoting awareness to the importance of oral health care in individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities.

The day consists of a carnival morning beginning with games, activities and art & crafts created and led by dental students and faculty volunteers. There will be food and refreshments available to all throughout the morning. The day will end with a dental demonstration and participation addressing the importance of prevention with oral hygiene led by dental students.

We hope that this event will be the first of many at Dalhousie’s Dental School creating a better future and universal access to oral health care for all individuals through promoting awareness and fostering relationships.

We held our first Sharing Smiles Day on April 2, 2016 and our second on April 8, 2017. They were both huge successes! Thanks to all the volunteers and faculty who supported these events! Also, a big thanks to all the participants – we hope to see you back this year on April 7, 2018 from 10 AM until 2 PM!



Sharing Smiles Day - April 1st 2016

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Sharing Smiles Day - April 8th 2017

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Fundraising Events


Friday March 23rd 2018: International Foods Day

  • With such a diverse culture at Dalhousie Faculty of Dentistry, we decided to have an International Foods Day!
  • Students from different years will be cooking meals to provide to the students, faculty and staff during lunch
  • Proceeds from this event will go towards our Sharing Smiles Day event

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If you could like to get in contact with the committee at Dalhousie’s Faculty of dentistry, please send an email to:

[email protected]

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