Smiles Change Lives
Help Paying for Medical Costs - Dental Braces
2405 Grand Blvd, Ste 300, Kansas City, MO, 64108
Distance: 1958 Miles
Provides financial help to people with a health condition or disability so that they can pay medical bills or other expenses related to health care.
Offers braces at a lower cost to low-income families, and sometimes fully donated services.
Several orthodontists participate in Minnesota.
- People with low income
Youth applying for the program must, at minimum, meet the following guidelines and be motivated to want this type of treatment.
To be eligible for the program, applicants must:
* Be 7 - 18 years old
* Have "good" oral hygiene
* Have a moderate to severe need for braces
* Do not currently wear braces
* Family must meet the financial guidelines
* Be willing to pay the $30 non-refundable application fee and the $650 required program fee (per child)
Applicants who are already wearing braces are not eligible for the program.
If accepted into the program, Smiles Change Lives provides for orthodontic treatment ONLY. Extractions, cleanings, oral surgery or other treatment that may be necessary before, during or after orthodontic treatment are the financial responsibility of the patient's parents or legal guardians.
$30 non-refundable application fee, $650 required program fee
A limited number of partially subsidized placements may be available in some areas
Required basic dental care must be obtained by families
1:00pm - 3:00pm, Tuesday - Friday
Several participating providers throughout Minnesota
|Toll Free||(816) 421-4949|
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LH-5100.1700Dental Care Expense Assistance Definition
Programs that pay the dental bills of people who are unable to obtain necessary dental care without assistance. Also included are programs that provide vouchers which enable eligible individuals to obtain dental care. Dental bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.