Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Healthy Smiles

Our Healthy Smiles Program assists families with children that are uninsured or underinsured with scheduling an appointment or referral to a dentist within Alameda County for preventive care or dental treatment needs at no cost. Office of Dental staff assess the urgency of the dental need, the child’s insurance status, and the age of the child to determine program eligibility. Staff are also able to refer families to Health Insurance Technicians (HITS) that assist families with enrolling into medical and dental insurance or other county services.



  • Children 0-19 years old
  • Do not have dental insurance (uninsured) or underinsured
  • Meet income requirement
  • An Alameda County resident

Client Services

  • Help finding a dentist
  • Scheduling dental appointments
  • Oral health education
  • Medi-Cal health benefits enrollment assistance
  • Referrals to community resources

Healthy Smiles Resources

  • Community Screening and Enrolling Sites for the Uninsured. A number of community organizations, clinics, and government offices provide screening and enrollment into health insurance and coverage programs, such as Medi-Cal, HealthPAC, and other programs. Clinics offer this service for their patients
For general information,
please call (510) 208-5910
Alameda County Office of Dental Health

Alameda County Office of Dental Health
1000 Broadway, Suite 500
Oakland, CA 94607

Tel: (510) 208-5910 | Fax: (510) 273-3748

Alameda County Public Health Department