Skip to main content

Table 3 Recommendations

From: Providing care to people on social assistance: how dentists in Montreal, Canada, respond to organisational, biomedical, and financial challenges

Types of issues Our recommendations
Organisational (missed appointments) Introduce drop-in periods (allow people to access dental services when ready or able to consult)
Biomedical (non-covered treatments) Extend coverage to endodontic treatments
Financial (low fees) Raise fees paid to dentists to an “acceptable” level
General issue Reinforce dentists’ sensitivity to the situation of people on social assistance through the development of educational academic programs