Physical Health

Where do I find low-cost dental care?

Dental care is expensive if you don’t have insurance. There are 4 places to find low-cost dental care in Ontario:

1. Your School

If you are in school, you might have access to a school dental program. Ask your school’s health care office or school nurse for more information. You may be screened by a nurse to see if you have serious dental problems, and will be referred for more dental care.

How Do I Find A Doctor?

Finding a doctor seems easy, but there aren’t enough doctors in many areas of Ontario. It may take you some time to find a doctor. It’s important to find one that you feel comfortable with.

How Do I Find A Doctor?

You can choose to see your family doctor. Some people are uncomfortable with that, and many people do not have a family doctor. If this is true for you, you need to find a new doctor. You can do this by:

Where do I find optometry (eye-health) services?

If you are having problems seeing or reading, you might need get your eyes checked.

To take an eye exam, find an optometrist near you and schedule a comprehensive eye exam.

Am I covered under OHIP?

The Onatior Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) covers the cost of one major eye exam (for vision and general eye health) every 12 months, plus any minor assessments you need, but only if you are: