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Healthy Smiles Ontario

Healthy Smiles Ontario Program

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Description
Functions as a government-funded dental program that provides free preventive, routine, and emergency dental services for children and youth
Services include:
  • Visits to a licensed dental provider, such as a dentist or a dental hygienist
  • Regular check-ups, cleanings, fillings, x-rays, scaling, and tooth extraction
  • Urgent or emergency dental care
Click here to find a Public Health Unit location to help find a dentist participating in the program
Comments
Cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening and braces, are not covered
Hours of Operation
Hours not specified
Eligibility
Children are eligible if they:
  • are 17 years of age and younger
  • live in Ontario
  • are a member of a household with an income at or below the levels listed on the website

Children are automatically eligible for Healthy Smiles Ontario if they or their family receive:
  • Ontario Works (OW)
  • Temporary Care Assistance
  • Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)
  • Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

NOTE:
  • Children are not automatically enrolled if their family receives Ontario Works and lives in a First Nations community
  • Children and youth with other dental insurance coverage are no longer automatically excluded
Application Process
  • Apply by mail, online through the website, or contact a local health unit for assistance with applying
  • Application forms can be picked up at a local health unit or at a ServiceOntario location
If applying by mail, completed forms can be mailed to:Healthy Smiles Ontario33 King Street WestPO Box 645Oshawa ON L1H 8X1For families that receive Ontario Works and live in a First Nations community, download the HSO Ontario Works First Nations Verification Form and mail the completed form to:Healthy Smiles OntarioStation P, PO Box 2286Toronto ONM5S 3J8
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Applicable - Varies by location
Legal Status
(30) Provincial Government
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
July 26, 2019