Patient Eligibility

For a child to be eligible to receive orthodontic treatment under the give a smile program, that patient must already be on the waiting list for orthodontic treatment in the public dental service of the state or territory in which they live.

To be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You need to be a health care card holder or pension card holder.
  2. You or your child must already be on the waiting list for orthodontic treatment in the public dental service of the state or territory where you live. contact details can be found below.

Patient eligibility requirements

Patients are allocated to Give a Smile™ from the top of the public orthodontic waiting list. For full details, please download this PDF summarising patient eligibility requirements
download pdf
Please contact your relevant state and territory
dental health service for further information.

NSW

Department of Orthodontics
Sydney Dental Hospital
Tel. 02 9293 3388 / 89

NT

Oral Health Services
NT PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Tel. 08 8924 6470

QLD

Oral Health Unit
GPO Box 2368
Brisbane QLD 4001
Tel. 1300 300 850

SA

SA Dental Services
Frome Rd
Adelaide SA 5000
Tel. 08 8222 8276

VIC

Dental Health Services Victoria
720 Swanston St
Carlton VIC 3053
Tel. 03 9341 1000

WA

The Oral Health Centre WA
17 Monash Avenue
NEDLANDS WA 6009
Tel. 08 6457 4400

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