Government of New Brunswick


Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision is New Brunswick’s dental and vision plan for children of low-income families.


To be eligible you must:
- Live in New Brunswick
- Have dependant child(ren) aged 18 years old or younger
- Not have dental and vision coverage through any other government program or private insurance plan
- Have a family net income level not exceeding the following amounts based on the previous year’s New Brunswick Income Tax return(s) or Notice of Assessment(s):
* 2 people - $26,928
* 3 people - $32,980
* 4 people - $38,082
* 5 people - $42,577
* 6 people - $46,641
* 7 people - $50,378
* 8 people - $53,856

* These guidelines are based on Market Basket Measure calculations from June 2017.


Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision is administered by Medavie Blue Cross on behalf of the Government of New Brunswick.

This plan will provide the necessary coverage for specified dental and vision benefits as follows:

Dental: The dental program will cover basic items, such as regular exams, X-rays and extractions, with some focus on preventative treatments such as sealants and fluoride treatments.

Vision: The vision program will cover basic items such as yearly exam, lenses and frames.

To apply, download the application form. Paper copies may be picked up at Service New Brunswick centres and regional offices of this department. Completed application forms must be mailed or faxed to:

Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision
644 Main Street
P.O. Box 220
Moncton, NB
E1C 8L3

Fax: 1-506-867-4651

If you have further questions about the Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision plan, please contact Medavie Blue Cross toll free at 1-855-839-9229 or in the greater Moncton area at 867-6026.

*Please note: For children with dental and vision coverage through the department, coverage will automatically be transferred to the Healthy Smiles, Clear Vision plan and, as such, there is no need for clients to apply.