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Healthy Smiles Ontario

Information for Dental Professionals

What is Healthy Smiles Ontario?

Healthy Smiles Ontario is a free program for kids 17 and under. 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 are members of a household that meets the income eligibility requirements based on the Adjusted Family Net Income(AFNI).

Income Eligibility Requirements Table

(effective July 1, 2022)

Number of Dependent Children in Household AFNI
1 child $24,930  or lower
2 children $26,817  or lower
3 children $28,703  or lower
4 children $30,589  or lower
5 children $32,475  or lower
6 children $34,362  or lower
7 children $36,248  or lower
8 children $38,134  or lower
9 children $40,020  or lower
10 children $41,907  or lower

Add $1,886 for each additional dependent to determine the income level at which a family would qualify for the Healthy Smiles Ontario program.

Where to access emergency dental care?

  • If you don't have a dentist, contact us for help.
  • If you have a dentist, contact their office to find out if they participate in Healthy Smiles Ontario.

How do I enrol?

  • 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

Once enrolment has been confirmed you will receive a Healthy Smiles Ontario dental card. The dental card must be presented to you dental provider at each visit to receive care under the program.