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Toronto Star: Making her own mark with special teeth

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Ali Sigal is not waiting to graduate before she makes a difference in the field of dentistry.

The University of Toronto dental student, who just completed her first year, is working to raise $2 million over four years to benefit Mount Sinai’s Dental Program for Persons with Disabilities.

Her Oral Health, Total Health campaign,
launched last September and backed by the Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, aims to raise money and awareness about dental care required by patients with special needs.

“I want to advocate, educate and improve the oral health of persons with disabilities,” says Sigal, 23, a summer research student at the Mount Sinai clinic where her father, Dr. Michael Sigal, is dentist-in-chief…

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