SMILE ON 65+ Patients

Am I eligible for SMILE ON 65+?

SMILE ON 65+ client eligibility criteria:

  • The client must be a minimum of 65 years old;
  • be a Tennessee resident;
  • have an income level below 200% poverty, and
  • be dentally uninsured.

What services are offered through SMILE ON 65+? *

*Limits may apply.

  • Emergency Care, X-Rays, and Exams
  • Fillings
  • Dentures and Partials
  • Crowns
  • Root Canals
  • Cleanings and Preventive Care
  • Periodontal Treatment (gum disease)
  • Transportation assistance in the form of travel vouchers are available based on need
  • Case Management, through Community Dental Health Coordinators (CDHCs), is available to help older adults navigate available services and eliminate barriers to treatment

   Services not covered by SMILE ON 65+ may be offered by the clinic on a sliding fee scale.

What is the cost to receive services in SMILE ON 65+?

Older adults that meet eligibility will be asked to contribute a facility fee of $25 at each appointment for covered services.


How do I become a SMILE ON 65+ Patient?

If you believe you meet the eligibility criteria, please call the SMILE ON 65+ hotline at 1-800-509-6055.