‍‍‍Teeth are important to eat well, speak properly and smile confidently. Bringing your child for routine dental check ups is a crucial part of keeping them healthy!‍‍‍

‍‍‍The procedures that are covered by the medicare card are:

  • Dental exam and X-rays once per year
  • Emergency exam
  • Silver (amalgam) fillings for back teeth
  • Stainless steel crowns
  • White (composite) fillings for front teeth
  • Extractions
  • Root canals

Free Dental Care for Kids

The procedures not covered by the medicare card are:

  • 6 month check up
  • Cleanings
  • Fluoride application
  • Sealants
  • Braces or other orthodontic appliances
  • Space maintainers

For more details, visit the RAMQ website ‍‍‍‍‍‍

Do you know when you child should start going for dental check ups? If you’re not sure, read my blog post about why I see children as soon as they are 1 year old.

‍‍‍In the province of Quebec, every child under 10 years old with a medicare card has access to free dental ca‍‍‍re!

By Chantal Czerednikow on Educations On ‍‍‍Jan 13, 201‍‍‍8

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