Should Dental Care be a Part of the National Health Care System?

A national dental care plan has been on the table for years–even as early as 1952.

However, its feasibility and costs have e been an issue. Whether or not denticare is doable for Canada is the focus of a recent report from the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy.

“For now, we finally have an idea of how much it would cost. Until now, it’s just been a high-minded concept. It came up in the last federal election but we really haven’t had any sound guidance into how much this would actually cost,” said researcher Thomas Lange.

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