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The CDCP isn’t free from cost and red tape February 8, 2024 – Dentists know that the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) is a major opportunity to provide oral health care to millions of people who have been unable to access the care they need. However, seniors and other eligible Canadian residents signing up for […]

Published Feb 8, 2024

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After today’s announcement that eligible seniors will be invited to apply for enrollment in the Canadian Dental Care Plan starting this month, and care could begin as early as May 2024, many questions remain. It is unclear how this new program will affect patients and dentists across the country.

Published Dec 11, 2023

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