Holland Bloorview’s chief of dentistry, Dr. Robert Carmichael, received the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) Service Award earlier this month. Dr. Carmichael was recognized for his contributions as a prosthodontist with over 25 years of experience in both adult and pediatric oral reconstruction and rehabilitation of clients with complex needs.
“Receiving the Ontario Dental Association Service Award is a great achievement,” said Dr. Golda Milo-Manson, vice president of medicine and academic affairs. “I am proud that Dr. Carmichael puts his expertise into practice at Holland Bloorview, helping to change the lives of children and youth.”
The ODA Service Award is given to individuals or groups who provide outstanding service and contribute to the advancement of the dental profession in Ontario.
Dr. Carmichael has well-established track records in clinical practice, teaching, research, hospital administration and outreach to communities in northern Ontario (where he supervises the care of children with cleft lip and palate and other craniofacial disorders).
Since 2007, Dr. Carmichael has served as chief of dentistry and director of the Ontario Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial Dental Program at Holland Bloorview. He also serves as chair of the Holland Bloorview/University of Toronto International Team for Implantology Scholarship Centre.
About Holland Bloorview’s dental services
At Holland Bloorview, dental specialists provide services to children and young adults (and their siblings) with complex medical needs in two areas: the Ontario Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial Dental Program and general pediatric dentistry. A full range of services are provided within the two programs, including cleanings, whitening, fillings, crowns and bridges, orthodontic braces, replacement of missing teeth, minor jaw surgery, digital x-rays and general anesthesia.