Are Dentures Covered For Seniors In Alberta
Yes, The government of Alberta covers $5000 every 5 years under the Seniors Dental and Optical Assistance Program. Those that earn over a certain threshold are not covered under this program, although denture clinics in Calgary are able to direct bill to other insurance you may have.
Eligibility For Senior Program
Basic dental services covered under this program include:
- Dentures (full and partial dentures)
- Examinations and x-rays
- Preventive services
- Restorative services
- Root canals
- Procedures relating to gum disease
Basic dental is covered by the program. This covers $5000 every 5 years for all mentioned.
When Are You Covered?
65 years old is when the program kicks in, you must be a citizen or landed immigrant to apply for the program and have been living in Alberta for 3 months before being able to apply.
How Much Do You Pay?
Here at Holt Dentures, we do not charge over the amount covered by the Alberta seniors program, meaning your dentures will be fully covered, essentially making them free.
How To Apply For Seniors
To apply for the seniors dental and optical assistance program the first step is to apply for the Seniors Finacial Assistance Program. Then we can submit a claim from our office.
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Holt Dentures is a family-run denture clinic in Calgary, Alberta. If you would like more information about us or have any questions about our denturist and general practices, please give us a call or read the our team page.