15 June 2019
Metro Finance “Life Marathon”
An Interview with Loving Smiles Foundation
Healthy Teeth Collaboration to continue
The Department of Health (DH) announced that the Healthy Teeth Collaboration would extend for another three years from today (July 16) to continue the provision of free dental services for adult persons aged 18 or above with intellectual disability.
Five non-governmental organisation (NGO) dental clinics participating in the project, namely Christian Family Service Centre Tokwawan Dental Clinic, Haven of Hope S K Yee Hang Hau Clinic, Loving Smiles Special Care Dental Centre, Hong Kong Tuberculosis Association Rusy M. Shroff Oral Health Services Limited and TWGHs Ho Yuk Ching Community Dental Clinic, will continue to provide free dental care services including oral check-ups, dental treatments and oral health education to eligible persons.
In addition, the service of the operating theatres of Evangel Hospital and Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong will be engaged if and when required by the dental clinics above.
Persons with an intellectual disability applying for the services under the Healthy Teeth Collaboration must be aged 18 or above who hold one of the following documents certifying the disability category as “intellectual disability” or “mental handicap”:
The project details, designated types of rehabilitation services, application form and contact details of the NGO dental clinics are available at the DH’s website (www.dh.gov.hk/english/main/main_ds/main_ds_dcp.html). Posters will be displayed and pamphlets will be distributed at the NGO dental clinics and rehabilitation service units.
Applicants may select one of the participating NGO dental clinics and submit an application to the selected clinic. For enquiries, please call:
*Christian Family Service Centre Tokwawan Dental Clinic
Tel: 3590 9449
*Haven of Hope S K Yee Hang Hau Clinic
Tel: 2706 0522
*Loving Smiles Special Care Dental Centre
Tel: 2370 2669
WhatsApp: 5406 3928/9020 0392
*Hong Kong Tuberculosis Association Rusy M. Shroff Oral Health Services Limited
Tel: 3553 3535
*TWGHs Ho Yuk Ching Community Dental Clinic
Tel: 2581 0221
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