Seniors over 87 can apply to join federal dental plan!


The federal government hopes to avoid gumming up the works of its new dental-insurance plan by gradually phasing in enrolment over the course of the next year, Health Minister Mark Holland said Monday.

Seniors over the age of 87 will be the first cohort to be able to apply to join a new federal dental-insurance plan.

It will be slowly expanded over the course of 2024 to include all qualifying seniors, children under the age of 18 and people with disabilities.

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Here’s also a link to the frequently asked questions about the new Canadian Dental plan – https://www.oda.ca/visiting-the-dentist/government-dental-programs/canadian-dental-care-plan/