College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
The College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario regulates the practice of dental hygiene in the interest of the overall health and safety of the public of Ontario.

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Care Payment Options

In Canada, dental and dental hygiene services are not covered by provincial healthcare plans. The College does not set fees, however the Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association provides its members with a suggested fee guide. Depending on the setting in which you choose to receive dental hygiene treatment, the fees and method of payment will vary, so it’s a good idea to clarify the process before your appointment. Here are some suggestions:

  • Ask for a fee estimate and break down
  • Ask if there is a fee for home visits
  • Ask your dental plan provider if they pay for direct dental hygiene care


Community Connections for Those in Need of Financial Help with Oral Care Cost

A list of government agencies offering programs that help eligible children and adults in Ontario access oral health care can be found here: