Getting help with your dental Costs

The Alberta Dental Services Corporation provides an income- based benefit for qualifying seniors.

To apply and qualify you must:

  1. Be 65 years or older
  2. Live in Alberta for at least three months before applying
  3. Be a Canadian citizen, or admitted to Canada for permanent residence (landed immigrant)
  4. Have an income within the program’s threshold

This includes basic cleanings, checkups, fillings, root canals and basic dentures and their maintenance.

Amount of Benefit:

The Dental Assistance for seniors program provides basic dental coverage to a maximum of $5000 every five years from the date of your first paid dental procedure. Be sure to confirm the amount that you will qualify for with the benefits provider, based on your income verification.

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