The Dental Student Financial HQ

Did you know CDSPI exists to help you achieve and maintain a lifetime of financial wellbeing? We are not-for-profit and created by dentists with the singular mission of creating customized financial solutions to support the dental community. As a student, you're eligible for several no-cost or discounted products and services through CDSPI.

No-Cost Benefits for Students


Student Insurance Program

Includes life, disability, dental hand-tools, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance at no cost to you while you are a dental student.



Professionals at CDSPI Advisory Services Inc. are ready to help you with debt and credit questions, cash flow management, and investing.


Professional Income Tax Return Preparation:

A service provided by our partners at MNP, one of Canada’s leading professional services firms.


Access to the Members' Assistance Program (MAP):

A free, confidential health and wellness counseling service sponsored by CDSPI and provided by TELUS Health.

Get to Know Your FCDSA President

Meet Allister Mason, a fourth year dental student at Dalhousie University, and current president of the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations (FCDSA). Allister discusses all the ways CDSPI is supporting dental students.


No-Cost Student Insurance Package

Apply for comprehensive insurance that's exclusively designed for dental students.

Save on Travel, Home & Auto Insurance

As a dental student, you now have access to preferred rates on travel, home & auto insurance, and more.

Graduates & Early Career Dentists

As you embark on the next steps of your dental career, CDSPI has curated tools and resources to help you transition to practice with confidence. Find out all that CDSPI has to offer for soon-to-be graduates and new dentists.


Scotiabank Healthcare+ Dentist Banking Program

In addition to the Scotia Professional® Student Plan Line of Credit, as a dental student you can receive savings and rewards on personal banking solutions to help you manage your finances.


What Dental Students Have to Say


Friendly and open staff. They were honest that they are not commissioned based so they are here for us!

Western University, Class of 2023

Client focused service and dedication towards explaining the terms of services.

University of Manitoba, Class of 2022

The agent how helped me out was extremely kind and helpful. Timing and information were perfect from him and from CDSPI.

University of Manitoba, Class of 2022

Very friendly and informative.

Dalhousie University, Class of 2025

It's making the life easier for student at the time of dental school and after graduation as well.

Dalhousie University, Class of 2022

Not pushy. gives advice that's in my best interest even though it means CDSPI might take a pay cut.

UBC, Class of 2024


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