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May 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Ontario Expands Dental, Prescription Eligibility for Low-Income Seniors

by Toronto Sun

Ontario is making it easier for residents aged 65 and older to qualify for dental care and prescriptions programs designed for low-income seniors. The income threshold is increasing for both the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program and the Seniors Co-Payment

October 15, 2020 News News

Over $460K in Funding Approved to Expand Free Dental Care for Waterloo Region Seniors

by Kitchener Today

Seniors will soon have more access to free dental care in Waterloo Region. The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program is designed to assist those living on a low income. The Ontario Ministry of Health has now approved over $467,000 in

September 2, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Ontario Expanding Seniors Dental Care Program

by Ontario

The Ontario government is providing $25 million to expand access to the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. The funding will be used to support 78 infrastructure projects across the province, including building new dental clinics and renovating existing facilities. The

January 21, 2020 News News

A 2-Month Wait to Fix His 2 Front Teeth: The Problem with the Ontario Seniors Dental Program

by CBC News

A 73-year-old Windsorite is worried he might lose some of his teeth while he waits to be seen by a government-funded dentist. The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP) allows low-income seniors to visit a dentist for free, but the

October 8, 2019 News News

Region Receives Funds From Province For Senior Dental Care

by The Oshawa Express

The province is adding their resources to the fight for better dental health in Durham. The Durham Region health department is set to get $1.6 million from the provincial government as part of the new senior dental care plan. The

May 12, 2019 News News

Professor ‘Skeptical’ About Seniors Dental Health Program

by Lisa Xu, The Whig-Standard

The Ontario government will be investing $90 million annually to support a publicly funded dental program for low-income seniors starting late this summer, according to a news release. Ontarians aged 65 and older who do not have dental benefits and