Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: Toronto - University Avenue

Service: Dental Care For Low-Income Seniors

Description
Description (Service) Dental care program funded by the Provincial government * 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)
Service Details
Public Comments COVID-19 Service Changes: Non-emergency dental services under this program are gradually restarting. Starting August 1st 2021, the eligibility thresholds for the program will be updated * see eligibility or website for more information
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

Aug 1, 2021 - New eligibility income thresholds (apply starting July 1, 2021 to be assessed under new income thresholds):
  • Single applicant: Annual net income of $22,200 or less
  • Couples: Annual net income of $37,100 or less
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
Address and Location
Located In Community Toronto
Mailing Address PO Box 159 
Toronto, ON M5S 2S7
Physical Access Not Applicable
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

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