Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS)

The Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) aims to provide accessible and affordable primary care to Singaporeans. About 500 dental clinics have signed up for CHAS as at end 2014.

Under CHAS, patients receive subsidised basic dental services at dental clinics near their home. Since 1st January 2014,changes to CHAS have allowed more Singaporeans to benefit from this scheme (

The Ministry encourages private dental clinics to sign up for CHAS. The details to sign up can be found at the following website.