Provincial Government and Dentists Sign Agreements
The provincial government has signed an agreement with the Newfoundland and Labrador Dental Association.
This agreement pertains to the Children and Youth Dental Health Plan, the Adult Dental Program, and the Surgical/Dental Program and is valued at $14 million annually.
The Children and Youth Dental Health Plan provides all children under 13 with universal access to eligible dental services including examinations, cleanings, routine fillings and extractions. It also provides vulnerable youth 13-17 with access to examinations, fillings and extractions.
The Adult Dental Program provides basic services to those 18 years or older who are enrolled in the Foundation Plan of the Newfoundland and Labrador Prescription Drug Program.
The agreement will be in effect until 2026.