The Regional Municipality Of York


Our dental programs are delivered by registered dental hygienists and certified dental assistants. Dental treatment is provided by community dentists who are paid by the program. Our goal is to promote oral health, prevent dental disease and treat eligible clients.

A dental screening is a quick inspection of a child’s mouth by a registered dental hygienist. This is done in elementary schools, at a Public Health dental clinic or at some Early Years Centres.

Get the necessary forms and procedural documents for the Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) program and the Ontario Works Adult Dental Program. Access the First Dental Visit Tool.

York Region Public Health Preventive Dental Clinics are for children from families in York Region who find the cost of these dental services difficult to pay.

The Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) program covers regular dental care for children from households that qualify financially. Apply for the program here.

York Region is working to provide the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program to eligible residents in 2021.

The Healthy Smiles Ontario (HSO) program covers urgent or emergency dental health care for children from families who find the cost of these services difficult to pay.

Oral health is important for overall health and well-being. Discover information to help achieve a healthy smile.

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