This Version Posted: October 29, 2021

Dental Services for Low-Income Seniors

The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP) is a publicly-funded program geared to low-income seniors who do not have private dental coverage. The program can pay for the costs of certain dental care services.


Program Information
Who is Eligible for Program?

Seniors must be over the age of 65 years and live in Ontario. In order to qualify for the program:

  • A single senior can make up to $22,200 per year
  • For couples, the combined income to qualify for the OSDCP goes up to $37,100 per year.
What Services are Covered?

The Ontario Seniors Dental Care program will cover the costs of dental services such as: teeth cleaning, examinations, restorative services, X-rays, and oral surgery. There may also be partial coverage for dentures and other prosthodontic services.

How to Apply

You can apply for the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program online or by mail. To download a copy of the application, click here.

Where to Access Services

There are a number of local locations where you can access services covered under the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. These include: