All applicants must reside in Central Florida and have a household income at 100% of the poverty level. Proof of address and household income is required to submit with application.
An incomplete/broken smile, severe noticeable decay or broken or chipped teeth.
Yes. We accept applications 4 times a year. All applications and required items must be submitted by the dates below to qualify for the process and treatment that quarter.
NOTE: If an application is submitted AFTER the quarters deadline treatment cannot be determined until the following submission date. You will still receive a confirmation of submission but no further process can be started until the next deadline is open.
You can obtain an application by visiting one of the Working Smiles career agency-Career Source of Central Florida. If you are already signed up with a career agency in Central Florida they can also provide you with an application. There you can apply and submit all of the information required.
-Proof of address
-Proof of household income
-Career Assessment (provided by Career Source).
There is no cost to the patient to sign up with a career agency or to apply for the program. There is also no cost for any dental treatment you receive through the program.
Once a completed application is submitted it can take up to 2 weeks to get a confirmation of submission.
Once you have received a confirmation of submission, it can take up to 3-6 weeks to set an examination appointment.
A dental examination and x-rays are performed in one of our dental networks provider offices. Your dental treatment and recommendations will be discussed. You will also be required to take a before picture and video testimony. A verbal questionnaire regarding your story and employment goals will also be administered.
Once a completed application has been submitted it can take up to 2-3 months from start to finish. This includes the examination appointment, board approval, dental treatment and final follow up.
After your examination appointment, items are submitted to a board of representatives who review your story, dental need and employability and dependent upon the amount of applications and budget a decision is made.
After your treatment is completed by one of our network dentists you are required to meet back with Working Smiles for a post op check and follow up. An after picture and video testimony will be needed. Failure to comply with the completion process will nul-invoid your treatment warranty and Working Smiles will not be responsible for future complications with any of the dental treatment provided.