The new Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) dental program is for eligible children and youth, ages 17 and under, that belong to lower-income households.
Families who currently receive benefits from the provincial programs listed below have already been merged into the new Healthy Smiles Ontario dental program and should have received their new HSO cards in the mail
- Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)
- Healthy Smiles Ontario (previous program)
- Ontario Disability Support Plan (ODSP)
- Ontario Works (OW)
Families interested in the new HSO dental program can get more information and apply on their own online at www.ontario.ca/healthysmiles. Oral health staff at Elgin St. Thomas Public Health are also available to help families with applying for the program.