Dental Care Programs in Canada: Historical Development, Current Status and Future Directions
Health and Welfare, Canada, 1986 - Dental care - 165 pages
This project provided the historical development and current status ofCanadian dental care programs as well as to suggest some considerations insetting policy directions for the future. Sections address: thedevelopment of dental programs in Canada - a brief historical perspective, federal involvement in dental care programs, the provincial and territorialgovernment dental care programs, surgical-dental payments under the medicalcare program, dental services for social assistance recipients, group dental plans through the private sector.
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