Access to Orthodontic Care White Paper
State Dental Organizations
Accredited Orthodontic Programs
Accredited Dental Training Programs
AAO Donated Orthodontic Services Program
Give Kids a Smile
Advantage Smiles for Kids
A program dedicated to improving the quality of life for low-income, at-risk children in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. For more information click on www.advantagesmilesforkids.org, or call (866) 268-9616.
The Colorado Orthodontic Foundation
The Colorado Orthodontic Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Denver, CO.
Smile For A Lifetime
Smile For A Lifetime, Inc. (S4L) provides services to disadvantaged children.
The National Children's Oral Health Foundation
The National Children's Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF) is dedicated to eliminating pediatric oral disease and promoting overall health and well-being.
Children's Dental Health Association of San Diego
The Children's Dental Health Association (CDHA) addresses the need among working poor families for access to quality dentistry.
Donated Dental Services (DDS)
These programs are available in many states and offer basic dental care and screenings to children, the permanently disabled and the elderly. In addition, DDS treats children who receive Medicaid but have no orthodontic benefits.
State by State Programs
A comprehensive list of access to care programs.
Smiles 4 Canada
Smiles 4 Canada provides care to qualified low income children in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Smile Train
The Smile Train provides free cleft surgery for children.
Smiles Change Lives
Helps low-income children obtain orthodontic treatment. Visit www.smileschangelives.org/learnmore for information.