Dental Coverage

If you receive income or disability assistance, you may be able to have basic dental costs covered. Everyone who receives assistance can access emergency dental services to relieve pain.


You may be able to get basic dental coverage if you:

This includes basic dental coverage for you and your spouse:

  • Up to $1,000 over two calendar years, beginning on January 1 of every odd-numbered year
  • Basic dental services, such as restorations, extractions, and preventative services
  • Partial dentures, replacement dentures or reline/re-base of dentures
  • Crowns and bridges, under certain circumstances

You may be eligible for dentures if you:

  • Receive any kind of income assistance, and
  • Had your complete upper and/or lower teeth removed in the previous six months to relieve pain


Children under 19 in families on assistance have basic dental coverage including:

  • Up to $1,400 over two calendar years, beginning on January 1 of every odd numbered year
  • An additional $1,000 per year to cover the cost of dental treatment in a hospital under a general anaesthetic

Call 1 866 866-0800 or visit your local office to find out what kind of dental coverage you and your family may be able to get while receiving assistance.

Dental Fee Schedules

Dental Information Line

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