New Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP)

Please be advised that the Region of Peel Seniors’ Dental Program will now be replaced by the Province’s new Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP).  The program will provide low-income seniors access to essential dental care they may not otherwise be able to afford.  Ontario residents are eligible for the OSDCP if they:

  • Are 65 years or older.
  • Are a resident of Ontario.
  • Have an annual net income of $19,300 or less for a single person or a combined annual net income of $32,300 or less for a couple.
  • Have no access to any other form of dental benefits like  private insurance or other provincial or federal government program.

The following dental services are provided to OSDCP clients:

  • examinations and assessments
  • preventive services
  • restorative services to repair broken teeth and cavities
  • X-rays
  • oral surgery to remove teeth or abnormal tissue
  • anesthesia
  • endodontic services to treat infection and pain
  • periodontal services to treat gum conditions and diseases
  • Prosthodontic services, including dentures, will be partially covered.

You may apply to the OSDCP online or via mail.  For more information about this program, please visit

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