Healthy Smiles LogoHealthy Smiles Ontario

A no-cost dental program for eligible kids 17 and under.

What is Healthy Smiles Ontario?

Healthy Smiles Ontario is a program for kids 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage. If eligible, your kids will get regular dental services at no cost to you.

Who is eligible?

Children 17 and under may be eligible if:

  • they are residents of Ontario;
  • they do not have access to any form of dental coverage (including other government-funded programs, like Ontario Works);
  • they are members of a household with an Adjusted Family Net Income (AFNI) at or under the levels shown in the table below.

Income Eligibility Requirements Table

Number of Dependent Children
in Household
1 Child $22,070
2 Children $23,740
3 Children $25,410
4 Children $27,080
5 Children $28,750
6 Children $30,420
7 Children $32,090
8 Children $33,760
9 Children $35,430

If there are more than nine children in a family, add $1,670 for each additional dependant to determine the income level at which a family would qualify for the Healthy Smiles Ontario program.

To qualify, you will need to show the following documents during the application process:

  • Your Annual Goods and Services Tax (GST) Credit Entitlement Notice OR Annual Canada Child Tax Benefit and Ontario Child Benefit Notice


  • Your Government-issued identification (a valid Ontario Health Card; Passport; Certificate of Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Resident Card, Canadian Immigration Identification Card, OR valid Ontario Driver’s License)


  • Your child's valid Ontario Health Card

To find out more about the eligibility requirements for Healthy Smiles Ontario and the documents required to verifiy eligiblility:

  • call the Porcupine Health Unit at (705) 267-1181 (Timmins area) or 1-800-461-1818;
  • call the ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-866-532-3616 (TTY toll-free at 1-800-387-5559); or
  • visit


last reviewed: July 6, 2015