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February 9, 2020 News News

Low-Income Seniors Hopeful as Free Dental Care Program Rolls Out in Niagara

by Thorold News

A dentist appointment can be a less than pleasant note in the calendar, but Maria Grisonich can’t wait to take a seat in the chair and open wide. At 87, widowed and with a past working on a fruit farm,

January 10, 2020 News News

Province Funds Second Mobile Dental Clinic

by Kenora Online

The province is providing more than $800,000 to help low-income seniors in remote communities get better dental care. “Getting a second mobile dental office will be fantastic. We can cover more geography with it. We can see more people. Being

November 21, 2019 News News

Ontario To Spend $90M Yearly On Free Dental Care For Low-Income Seniors

by CBC News

The Doug Ford government says it will spend $90 million annually to provide free routine dental care to low-income seniors in Ontario. Premier Doug Ford, Health Minister Christine Elliott and Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility, launched the new Ontario Seniors

April 12, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Expansion Of Dental Services To Low-Income Seniors A Strong Improvement For Oral Care In Ontario Say Dental Hygienists

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is applauding a move by the Ontario government to expand dental care for low-income seniors in the province. The investment of $90 million will see new services provided as early as summer 2019. “We

April 9, 2019 News News

Free Dental Care for Low-Income Seniors to Be Announced in Budget

by The Canadian Press

Ontario will be announcing free dental care for low-income seniors in Thursday’s budget, The Canadian Press has learned. Anyone 65 and over in the province making under $19,300 — or $32,300 for couples — would qualify, said senior government sources