Canada. Canada Revenue Agency

Site: Online / Web Service

Service: Canada Dental Benefit

Record #: BAR4407
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2023
Last Full Update: 27 Jun 2023


Description (Service)

Federal dental care benefit for children

  • based on net family income, tax-free payment of $260, $390, or $650 for reach eligible child
  • available for two periods
  • July 1, applications open for period two of the interim Canada Dental Benefit
  • maximum of two payments for each eligible child

Service Details

Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm * Sat 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Parents and guardians of children 12 years and under without access to a private dental insurance plan earning $90 000 or less in net family income.

Apply online using CRA My Account or by phone. 

To apply, you will need your:

  • child's dental care provider's name, address, and telephone number
  • child's dental appointment date
  • employer's name, address, and telephone number (if applicable)
  • spouse or common-law partner's employer's name, address, and telephone number (if applicable)

Keep your dental care receipts.

Languages English ; French
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
333 Laurier Ave W
Ottawa, ON K1A 0L9
Intersection Bank St and Laurier Ave
Physical Access Not Applicable

Contact Information