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Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Healthy Smiles Ontario

Areas Served Ontario
LanguageEnglish; French;
AccessibilityNot Applicable
Agency Type Provincial Government
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King Street West
Oshawa ON L1H 8X1

A program that offers access to free dental care for children 17 years of age and under. An application must be made to ensure eligibility. Targeted towards lower-income families in need of support. Includes dental check-ups, cleaning, fillings for cavities, x-rays, scaling, tooth extraction and urgent or emergency dental care (includes toothaches or tooth pain).


Age 17 years and younger; residents of Ontario, and members of a household that meets the income eligibility requirements. Automatic enrollment if children receive Temporary Care Assistance, Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities or if the family receives Ontario Works or Ontario Disability Support.


Apply online or by mail, or visit your local Public Health Unit. Applications are available online, or at your local Public Health Unit or Service Ontario location.