Dental emergencies can strike at any time and don't discriminate based on age. For some seniors, regular dental care may not be affordable.
Fortunately the Government of Alberta provides a program called Dental Assistance for Seniors, up to a maximum of $5,000 of coverage every 5 years for select dental services and procedures.
Examples of covered services are:
Dental coverage is based on the Dental Assistance for Seniors Program Fee Schedule, which establishes both the maximum fee amount and frequency of coverage for eligible services.
Services not covered include:
If you need one of the services that isn't covered, be sure to check out our program for dental financing.
Coverage does not extend to seniors who are traveling outside of the province or country. In this case, be sure to purchase travel insurance to cover any health and dental emergency related expenses.
The following is a list of requirements to be eligible for senior dental coverage programs in Alberta:
No matter how old you are, dental emergencies can happen. if you are suffering from a broken tooth or experiencing throbbing pain in your teeth or gums we offer extended hours to help you.
At Parkland Mall Dental, you can have peace of mind thanks to our professional staff and flexible office hours.
If you do need dental financing, we can assist you with the process.
Lastly, don't let your dental benefits go to waste. If you live in Red Deer, AB, and have not used up your entire dental insurance before the end of the year, visit us at Parkland Mall Dental as soon as possible. For regular bookings, please call 403-342-1118 or use our online contact form to schedule your appointment.
We welcome new dental patients, so please don't hesitate to ask how we can help you.