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Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: Toronto - University Avenue

Service: Dental Care For Low-Income Seniors

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments COVID-19 Service Changes: Non-emergency dental services under this program are suspended until further notice. Can still apply, processing delays may occur. Contact local public health unit by phone for assistance.
Contact Information
Office Phone 416-916-0204
Toll Free Phone 1-833-207-4435
TTY Phone 1-800-855-0511
Fax 416-327-8497
Website www.ontario.ca/page/dental-care-low-income-seniors
Agency Information
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Government funded dental care program * provides free, routine dental services for low income adults who are 65 years of age or older * coverage period ends yearly on July 31, no matter when enrolled in the program

Coverage includes :
  • check-ups * including scaling, fluoride and polishing
  • repairing broken teeth and cavities
  • x-rays
  • removing teeth or abnormal tissue (oral surgery)
  • anesthesia
  • treating infection or pain (endodontic services)
  • treating gum conditions and diseases (periodontal services)
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Telehealth Ontario: Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility Older adults 65 years and older * resident of Ontario * meet the income requirements - an annual net income of $19,300 or less for a single applicant or a combined annual net income of $32,300 or less for a couple * have no other form of dental benefits - including private insurance or dental coverage under another government program such as Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program or Non-Insured Health Benefits
Application Apply to the program online or by mail * must have your Date of Birth, a valid Ontario address, Social Insurance Number (SIN) or Temporary Taxation Number (TTN)and to have filed taxes in the previous year * for all other questions and information, call or visit the website
Languages English ; French ; Many other languages
Fees funded by provincial government
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto
Mailing Address PO Box 159 
Toronto, ON M5S 2S7
Physical Access Not Applicable
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Income Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Assistance Programs ; Assistive Devices
Service Categories Medical Expense Assistance ~ Older Adults ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Oral Health Issues

Agency Overview


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