Donated Orthodontic Services

Since 2009, American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) members have volunteered to provide high-quality orthodontic care for children of families with financial need. DOS Orthodontists have already provided more than five million dollars in treatment for 914 patients, nationwide.

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ELIGIBILITY

Is your child eligible for the DOS program? Learn more about the requirements here.

PROCESS

Understand how the DOS process works with a breakdown of each step.
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APPLY

Submit an application online today or download a printed application.

Is my child eligible?


    • Is your child 18 years old or younger?
    • Is your total family income 200% of the poverty level or less? (see chart below)
    • Is your child not currently in braces or between phases of treatment? (DOS Patients cannot already be in braces or between phases of orthodontic treatment.)
    • Does your child receive regular dental care and have good oral hygiene?

If you answered “Yes” to all the questions above, your child should apply for Donated Orthodontic Services.

 

 

Donated Orthodontic Services Process:


 

How do I apply?


To be considered for the DOS program, you will need to do the following:

1. Submit a complete application online, by clicking here OR download a print application.

2. Make sure you have the following before you being the application process:

  • Parent or Guardian Proof of Income (Federal Tax Form 1040/1040EZ or SSI Awards Letter)
  • Child’s Statement or Letter Explaining: Why They want braces and how they intend to care for them.
  • Dentist Referral Form

To request a print application to be mailed to you, please contact dos@aaortho.org or 800-424-2841 x582.