New President for Ontario Dental Association


Dr. Lynn Tomkins

Dr. Lynn Tomkins of Toronto, was elected president of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) for 2010-11.

Dr. Tomkins has previously served on the ODA's economics core committee, general council, and committee on intra-professional relations, dental hygiene negotiations task force and audit committee. More recently, she represented ODA on the Canadian Dental Association's Dental Leadership Taskforce.

Dr. Tomkins is a clinical instructor in the department of oral diagnosis and oral medicine at the University of Toronto's faculty of dentistry. In 2006, she received the Dr. A. Bruce Hord Master Teaching Award for excellence in clinical teaching from the U of T. She graduated from the University of Toronto in 1981, and maintains a general private practice in Toronto.