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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

As of July 1, 2023

Number of Dependent Children in Household Family net income
1 child $26,551  or lower
2 children $28,560 or lower
3 children $30,568  or lower
4 children $32,577  or lower
5 children $34,586  or lower
6 children $36,595  or lower
7 children $38,603  or lower
8 children $40,612  or lower
9 children $42,621  or lower
10 children $44,630  or lower

Add $2,009 for each additional dependent child to determine the income level at which your family would qualify for Healthy Smiles Ontario.

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.