Ontario. Ministry of Health

Site: Toronto - University Avenue

Service: Dental Care For Low-Income Seniors

Record #: ONT0184
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2024
Last Full Update: 11 Aug 2023


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

Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Health Connect Ontario: Daily 24 hours
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Eligibility 65 years of age and older * resident of Ontario * meet the income requirements -  
an annual net income of $22,200 or less for a single senior or a combined annual net income of $37,100 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 (you may also pick up an application at local public health unit) * must have 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
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
Mailing Address PO Box 159 
Toronto, ON M5S 2S7


Service Categories Financial Assistance Programs ; Medical Financial Assistance
Service Category Groups Health Care ; Income Programs

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