Dental Health Bus

The Dental Health Bus is for emergency dental services for Hamilton residents who have a low income and do not have dental insurance.

How to access the Dental Health Bus

Come to the location where we park the bus to see a dentist.

  • No appointments are booked; we see you a first-come, first-serve basis
  • Priority is given to people with emergencies

Dental Health Bus

Daily bus locations for 2016

The Dental Health Bus is open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12 noon and 1 to 4 pm. The bus is closed for all Statutory Holidays.
Check the calendar or Twitter for closures before you visit the bus.


Monday

Location
Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

or

Beasley Recreation Centre
145 Wilson Street, Hamilton

Changes to schedule
February 1 - Pinky Lewis
February 8 - Beasley
February 15 - Closed
February 22 - Pinky Lewis
February 29 - Beasley
March 7, 21 - Pinky Lewis
March 14 - Beasley
March 28 - Closed


Tuesday

Location
Dominic Agostino Riverdale Community Centre
150 Violet Drive, Hamilton
(at Barton Street and Centennial Parkway)

Changes to schedule


Wednesday

Location
Neighbour to Neighbour
28 Athens Street, Hamilton
(off Mohawk between Upper James Street and West 5th Street)

Changes to schedule
January 27 - Closed for mechanical issues
March 30 - Closed in the pm


Thursday

Location
East Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club
45 Ellis Avenue, Hamilton
(at Barton Street and Ellis Avenue)

Changes to schedule
January 28 - Closed for mechanical issues


Friday

Location
Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

Changes to schedule
February 26 - Closed in the pm
March 25 - Closed


Dental Health Bus schedule in English:   January to March, 2016 (PDF,22 KB)
Dental Health Bus schedule in French:   January to March, 2016 (PDF,28 KB)

Services on the Dental Health Bus

The City of Hamilton provides free emergency dental services by dentists. These services include:

  • X-rays
  • Dental fillings
  • Extractions or removing teeth
  • Antibiotics for dental infections