Dental services covered for seniors

Eligible seniors are covered for some dental procedures. Below is a list of what is covered and what is not covered.

What is covered for seniors

  • Diagnostic services – examinations and x-rays
  • Preventative services – polishing and scaling
  • Restorative services – fillings, trauma/pain control/pins
  • Extractions – simple and complicated
  • Root canals (Endodontics)
  • Procedures relating to gum disease (Periodontics) – root planing
  • Dentures (Prosthodontics) – full and partial basic dentures

Procedures not covered

  • Bridges
  • Crowns
  • Braces 
  • Implants
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Teeth Bleaching
  • Inlays (gold or gems)

Please contact your dental provider if you have specific questions regarding your own treatment plan and services required.

Related information

Dental benefits schedule

The Dental Assistance for Seniors program's schedule of dental procedures and fees includes basic dental procedures and services in order to maintain good dental health.