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Increases to Eligibility Limits Give More Seniors a Reason to Smile

August 24, 2021
by Kawartha Lakes This Week


More seniors in the Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland areas are now eligible to access free dental care, thanks to recently announced new income limits.

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is promoting new income limits that increase eligibility for the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP). The publicly-funded program covers the cost of dental care for eligible low-income seniors who are 65 years of age and older. The program pays for such procedures as dental checkups, fillings, fixing broken teeth, X-rays, removing teeth, and treating gum conditions and other infections.

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