Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) is a free dental program for eligible children and youth 17 years old and under. Good oral health is important to the overall health of children and youth.
The program includes regular visits to a licensed dental provider and covers the costs of treatment including:
- fillings (for a cavity)
- tooth extraction
- urgent or emergency dental care (including treatment of a child’s toothache or tooth pain)
NOTE: Cosmetic dentistry, including teeth whitening and braces, are not covered by the program.