WHEREAS Healthy teeth are a key component of the overall health and well-being of Canadians; and

WHEREAS Dental procedures such as fillings, crowns, root canals and others are very expensive and out of the reach of lower income people, seniors, and those not insured by private insurance plans.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED That the National Pensioners Federation call upon the Federal Government to initiate discussions with the dental profession and others to establish a Dental program modeled after Medicare.

Submitted by Unifor Local 222 Retired Workers Chapter