As the Year comes to an end, we at Pearl Boutique Dental Hygiene will be closing for the holidays from Saturday December 24th to Monday January 2nd, we will be back in clinic on Tuesday January 3rd 2023.
Now is the time to book your Dental Cleanings and Teeth Whitening before year end. If you cannot schedule an appointment before we close feel free to book online for the New year, and start it off right.
Canada has a new Dental Benefit Act. It was designed to help lower costs for eligible families. The CRA determines the eligibility and administers a maximum of 2 payments for each eligible child.
This plan greatly benefits families with kids under 12 years of age, families with a Net Income under $90,000 and for those who do not have access to private Dental Insurance.
There are 2 payments of either $260, $390 or $650 per child under 12 years old as of December 1st, 2022. Children would have had to receive Dental care between October 1st, 2022 and June 30th, 2023. Conditions of who is eligible is determined by the Canada Revenue Agency.
Dental care is very important for children. In the years before adolescence is when the develop the motor skills and ability to clean their teeth themselves. During this time habits are forming that will follow them throughout the teen years and into adulthood.
Creating a fun routine around at home dental care and maintaining professional cleanings twice a year, will foster a healthy relationship oral care.
Whether you and your family will benefit from the new initiatives set forth by the Canadian government or you have private Insurance, your at home routine in combination with seeing a Dental professional will keep you in the path of good oral care.
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Happy New Year from the Team at Pearl Boutique Dental Hygiene and Teeth Whitening.
Emma Johnson is the owner of Pearl Boutique, a clinic that specializes in teeth whitening. She is a registered dental hygienist and completed her diploma at Camosun College, which offers one of the best recognized dental hygiene programs in Canada. Emma also holds a health science degree in kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley.