Dental Treatment Services Program
Dental Public Health provides dental diagnostic and treatment to children ages 3-17 who do not have a private dental insurance plan
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Children ages 3-17 who do not have a private dental insurance plan.
There is an annual registration fee, and families are expected to pay a 20% parent’s contribution on treatment services, except when exempt.
Families that have a net family income under $30,000 per year are exempt from paying the parental contribution.
Applicants need to sign a Declaration Form to verify dependents have no private dental insurance http://www.gov.pe.ca/forms/pdf/2208.pdf
Child needs to be registered with a private dentist or a Dental Public Health Clinic dentist. Registration fee is $15 per child or maximum of$35 per family. Need to pay 20% of the cost of the child’s treatment, but if family net income is less than $30,000 per year, can apply to be exempt using this form: http://www.gov.pe.ca/forms/pdf/2206.pdf
Basic dental services including annual dental check-up and x-rays, restorative dental services, fillings, root canal treatment on front teeth, extraction
Salary (public health dentist), Fee-for-service (private dentist)
How it Works:
In private dentist’s offices, services are fee for service. In Dental Public Health Clinics still need to pay 20% as a mean’s testing.