In addition to the training and experience that set him apart from his peers, Day was said to possess a charm that allowed him to befriend high-ranking public figures. Thanks to his connections with the political elite, Day learned that Canada West (now known as Ontario) would be altered with the formation of the Dominion of Canada. He saw before him an atmosphere of change, and an opportunity to address the on-going problem of untrained, unlicensed dentists.
Learn more about Barnabas Day in the pages of Ontario Dentist: The Journal of the Ontario Dental Association.
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