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Canada. Canada Revenue Agency

Service: Canadian Dental Care Plan

Record #: BAR4446
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 18 Jan 2024


Toll Free Phone General Inquiries 1-833-537-4342; Automated Application 1-833-537-4342 option 1, 24 hours


Address & Map
333 Laurier Ave W
Ottawa, ON K1A 0L9
Intersection Bank St and Laurier Ave
Physical Access Not Applicable


Description (Service)

Helps ease financial barriers to accessing dental care for eligible Canadian residentswith an annual adjusted family net income of less than $90,000 who do not have access to dental insurance.

Applications are opening in phases starting with seniors:

Group Applications open
Seniors aged 87 and above Starting December 2023
Seniors aged 77 to 86 Starting January 2024
Seniors aged 72 to 76 Starting February 2024
Seniors aged 70 to 71 Starting March 2024
Seniors aged 65 to 69 Starting May 2024
Adults with a valid Disability Tax Credit certificate Starting June 2024
Children under the age of 18 Starting June 2024
All remaining eligible Canadian residents Starting 2025

Services Covered

  • cleaning, polishing, sealants, fluoride treatments
  • examinations, X-rays
  • fillings, root canals
  • extractions
  • prosthodontic services, including complete and partial removable dentures

Some services may not be available until Fall, 2024, so check the website for updates

How Much is Covered?

Some people will need to pay a co-payment; those with an annual adjusted family net income of less than $70,000 do not have to pay a co-payment; those with an income of $70,000-79,999 will pay a copayment of 40% of the treatment; those with an income of $80,000-89,999 will pay a co-payment of 60% of the treatment.

Sup. Description An additional resource for information about the new Canadian Dental Care Plan:

Service Details

Legal Status (40) Federal Government

General inquiries: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, closed statutory holidays

Automated application line: Mon-Sun 24 hours

Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Canadian residents with an annual adjusted family net income of less than $90,000 who do not have access to dental insurance. 
Residents who access dental coverage through a social program offered by a province/territory and/or the federal government can still qualify for the CDCP if they meet all the eligibility criteria. 
Residents must have filed an income tax return the previous year.

Applications are being accepted in phases starting with seniors; currently, applications are accepted over the phone; in May 2024, people will be able to apply online.

When booking an appointment with an oral health provider, make sure to ask if they are participating in the CDCP. 

Personalized application code found on top right of letter of invitation sent by government and Social Insurance Number (SIN); if requesting assistance in-person at a Service Canada location also bring identification showing legal name, photo, signature and/or date of birth.

Languages English ; French
Fees None


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