March 21, 2019

Dr. Hardy Limeback (BSc, PhD, DDS) — A Brief Bio

Dr. Hardy Limeback is a recently retired full professor and former head of Preventive Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, a position he served for 18 years. His career started with a BSc and PhD in Biochemistry, followed by dental school with graduation in 1983. As a professor, he conducted laboratory research on the proteins responsible for tooth development and studied the effects of fluoride on teeth and bone. An author (and co-author) of over 150 papers, book chapters and abstracts, Dr. Limeback served as president of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (1998-99) and served on the US National Academy of Sciences Subcommittee on Fluoride in Drinking Water. He recently authored and edited a textbook in preventive dentistry (Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry – Wiley-Blackwell, June 2012). His clinical experience included working part-time as an associate general dentist and as Chief Dentist for the Metropolitan Toronto Homes for the Aged. Since 1993 he has been operating his own dental office. Dr. Limeback continues to practice today as a solo practitioner in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

We are honoured and delighted to have Dr. Limeback’s wealth of experience and knowledge shared on our informational website.

Robert J. Fleming, President / Spokesperson
Canadians Opposed to Fluoridation ~ Canadiens Opposés à la Fluoration (COF-COF)