Dental care for low-income seniors

A government-funded dental care program that provides access to free, routine dental services for low-income seniors who are 65 years of age or older.

Coverage includes:

  • check-ups, including scaling, fluoride, and polishing
  • repairing broken teeth and cavities
  • x-rays
  • removing teeth or abnormal tissue (oral surgery)
  • anesthesia
  • treating infection and pain (endodontic services)
  • treating gum conditions and diseases (periodontal services)
Organizations that offer this Service
Ontario Ministry of Health
Sites that offer this Service
Hamilton Public Health Services Location
Contact for information.
Toll-Free Number: 1-833-207-4435
TTY Number: 1-800-855-0511

110 King St W
Hamilton, ON
L8P 4V3


Applicants must:

  • be 65 years of age or older
  • be resident of Ontario
  • meet the income requirements:
    • an annual net income of $22,200 or less for a single senior
    • a combined annual net income of $37,100 or less for a couple
  • have no other form of dental benefits, including private insurance or dental coverage under another government program such as Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program or Non-Insured Health Benefits
Areas Served
Language Note
Translation services available if needed
Application Instructions

Application forms can be submitted online or through mail; local public health units can help with applications.

Age Range
Last Full Update
November 6, 2023