HOW TO GET DENTAL CARE IN THE CALGARY ZONE PROGRAM
|WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
|Alberta Child Health Benefit (ACHB)Phone: 1-877-469-5437
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|Children under the age of 18 (19 if attending high school). in low-income families. Eligibility based on income and number of eligible children in the family.Must apply. Call for an application or download from website.
||Free basic health benefits and routine dental services. Show benefit card to a dental provider.
|Alberta Health Services – Calgary ZoneCommunity Dental Clinics
|Children and adults with limited income that do not have a dental plan. Eligibility based on income and family size.Families must apply. Call for application or download from website.
||Reduced fee dental care. Routine and basic services including cleanings, x-rays, fillings and removal of teeth.
|Alberta Health Services – Calgary ZoneOral Health Education
Phone: 403-22-TEETH (228-3384)
|Infants, children, families, adults and seniors. Targeted communities and groups.
||Services vary according to client group. Visit the website for details.
|Alberta Health Services – Calgary ZoneAlberta Children’s Hospital Dental Clinic
|Children, infants and teens with medical, physical and/or mental health conditions. Healthy children under 3 years of age with significant dental needs.Referral letter required and can be faxed.
||Involved with Cleft Palate and Craniofacial clinic. There is a fee for dental services provided. The dental clinic will complete and submit insurance/benefit forms as required.
|Alberta Health Services – Calgary ZoneFoothills Medical Centre Dental Clinic
1403 29th St NW Calgary AB
|People with medical, physical and/or mental health conditions. Referral required and can be faxed or mailed.
||There is a fee for dental services provided. The dental clinic will complete and submit insurance/benefit forms as required.
|Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB)Phone: 1-888-495-2516
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|All registered First Nations and Inuit persons that are residents in Canada.
||Routine services and comprehensive (with pre-approval) dental services. Show status registry card to a dental provider.
|Care for a Smile Dental ProgramPhone:
T’suu Tina 403-251-7575
Eden Valley 403-881-2111
|For infants and children of First Nations Communities in Alberta.
||Free services including fluoride varnish, sealants, fillings and teaching about tooth brushing and flossing.
|Cleft Palate Dental Indemnity ProgramPhone 403-943-7308
||Alberta residents, under the age of 25 and covered under Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan. Have a congenital cleft affecting the hard palate.Registered at a Cleft Palate Clinic in Alberta.
||Funding for dental treatment directly related to the cleft site. Must use all 3rd party insurance coverage and all other government programs first.
|Burns Memorial FundPhone: 403-234-9396
|Must be under the age of 21 and lived in Calgary for at least 6 months. No dental insurance/benefits. Referral letter and treatment plan needed.
||Payment or cost-sharing for dental or orthodontic treatment. Payments are not given for services already provided in a dental office before applying to the Burns Fund.