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Healthy Smiles Ontario

Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) is a free dental program for eligible children and youth. The program can cover dental needs like: x-rays, cleanings, fillings and urgent care.

Who Is Eligible?

  • Children 17 years of age and younger in Ontario.
  • Family meets the Income Eligibility or the child has a dental need.

Emergency and Essential Services (EESS)

  • A Public Health Dental Hygienist or Dentist can decide if a child or teen is eligible for Emergency and Essential Services.
  • A Public Health Dental Hygienist or Dentist must provide a screening to confirm if a child or teen is eligible for Emergency and Essential Services.
  • Child has a dental need.
  • The cost of dental care may be a hardship.

Preventive Services Only (PSO)

A Public Health Dental Hygienist must provide a screening to confirm if a child or teen is eligible for Preventive Services Only.

  • Child would benefit from preventive services only – fluoride, scaling (cleaning), and/or dental sealants.
  • The cost of dental care may cause a hardship.

How to Apply

Questions?

Please call the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit at 1-800-660-5853 or 613-345-5685.