According to the Canadian Dental Association, the percentage of publicly funded dental services is about 4.5% (data from 2007). This amounted to 513 million dollars spent by the federal, provincial and municipal governments.
Source: Papadopoulos C, Publicly Financed Dental Care in Canada: Room for Growth, JCDA, July/Aug 2008, Vol 74, No 6, pg 507-8.
Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)