IMPORTANT: Aimed at the general public, the Bücco Guide is a general educational guide. Its content presents some of the most common dental practices. However, there are many approaches and philosophies in dentistry and your dentist / specialist will be able to advise you on what he believes to be the most appropriate for your oral health. Do not hesitate to consult a dentist / specialist for more information.
Dental care paid by the RAMQ
Some services rendered by dentists and denturologists are paid by the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) but some conditions and restrictions apply.
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Dentistry in Hospitals
In hospitals, all insured people are entitled to some services in oral surgery in the event of trauma or illness. They are provided free of charge. Examinations, local or general anesthesia and related X-rays are also covered.
Examples of covered dental services:
Costs related to the extraction of teeth and roots are not covered by the RAMQ.
Dental care for children under 10 years of age
They receive the following services free of charge, some in dental clinics, others in hospitals, others still in both places:
Costs of cleaning, scaling and applying fluoride are not covered by the Régie for children under 10 years of age.