Children from low income families in need of orthodontic treatment could qualify for free dental work through the Smiles 4 Canada Program. Orthodontists in Canada are volunteering their time to provide diagnosis and treatment for patients at no cost. To be eligible, families must meet the approved financial criteria and applicants must be under the age of 14. Children are asked to submit a written letter explaining why they are applying to the program they must also provide a references letter , a dental evaluation and photographs of their teeth. A regional committee will review all application for the program. Although treatment is free for successful applicants there is a $500 administration fee. A application form for this program can be found at Smiles 4 Canada.