The Dental Program offers preventive and treatment services to the community for those who cannot access dental care due to financial hardship.
DENTAL TREATMENT AND PREVENTION CLINIC
All clients must fill out a clinic application and/or answer questions to determine eligibility. The clinic provides treatment and preventive services, including examinations, x-rays, fillings, extractions and cleanings for children and adults.
Public Health Services, Dental Clinic
Unit 8-1447 Upper Ottawa, Hamilton (between Stonechurch & Rymal Road)
Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Open Tuesday, Thursday - 10:00am to 6:00pm
For information call (905) 546-2424 ext. 3789
COMMUNITY PROGRAMS AND RESOURCES
Ask Your Dental Hygienist
A public health dental hygienist is available in the community to assist you with:
- How to keep your child's teeth and gums healthy.
- How to access dental treatment if you do not have dental insurance.
- Get free dental screening for your child.
For schedule and locations, visit: the public health parenting page.
Preventive Services Line - 905-546-2424 ext. 5369
Dental Screening For Children Up To Age 18 (CINOT Program)
The CINOT Program is for children who meet the following elgibility criteria:
- resident of Ontario
- under 18 years of age
- urgent dental need
- financial hardship: no dental insurance or other form of government assistance.
A screening appointment for your child is needed to determine eligibility:
For more information call: (905) 546-2424, ext. 3566
For an appointment call: (905) 546-2424, ext. 3789
For information on elementary school CINOT screenings, watch your school newsletter or visit our teacher website.
Dental Program (age 18 and over)
Emergency Adult Dental services are available to those receiving Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, low income families and seniors. This program is limited and has some restrictions.
Healthy Smiles Ontario
Note: All locations are open from 9:00am-3:30pm. To book an appointment please call 905-546-2424 ext. 5369
For more information on the program, please visit www.ontario.ca/healthysmiles
For local information call: (905) 546-2424, ext. 3566
Dental Health Bus
The Dental Health Bus is a mobile outreach clinic providing dental services free of charge to residents of the City of Hamilton.
For more information on the services provided, hours of operation, locations and schedule:
Call: (905) 546-CITY (2489)
Visit: Dental Health Bus
Information and Resources
Information and resources on dental health topics for adults, seniors and children. These resources are available to teachers, community group leaders, parents and the general public.
For resources and information call: (905) 546-2424 ext. 3566
Last Revised March 4, 2013