TOOTH OR CONSEQUENCE:

HEALTH & DENTAL INSURANCE EXPLAINED

Approximately 2.6 million have individual extended health care and dental coverage across Canada. 1

toothbrush

Women are slightly more likely to have health and dental insurance than men.

dentist and woman patient

57% of women have health and dental insurance.

dentist and male patient

Whereas 43% of men have coverage. 2

57% of women have health and dental insurance.

Whereas 43% of men have coverage. 2

More and more Canadians realize the importance of having Health & Dental Insurance, due to high out-of-pocket health costs.

medication
6%
of income is spent on health and personal care. 3

We sure spend a lot.
Here’s how it all breaks down.

Average Canadian household spending on out-of-pocket health and dental expenses:

pills one
$455
Prescribed
medicines
pills two
$465
Non-prescribed
medicines
tooth
$436
Dental
services
health care services
$249
Health care
services
eye
$219
Eye care goods
and services
$1,824
TOTAL! 4

CAA offers a range of Health & Dental Insurance plans, so you’re sure to find one that fits your needs. Don’t delay: it’s never too soon to protect yourself and your family against out-of-pocket health costs.
Get a quote and apply for yours today!

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1 CLHIA. “Health Insurance Benefits.” 2015.

2 CAA. “Inforce Block” as of July 2018.

3 Statistics Canada. “How Canadians spent their money in 2016” 2017.

4 Statistics Canada. “Household spending Canada, regions and provinces” 2016.