Clinics & Services

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

Daily bus locations

The Dental Health Bus is open:

  • Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 12 noon and 1 to 4:30 pm
  • The bus is closed for all Statutory Holidays

Check the calendar or Twitter for closures before you visit the bus.

Dental Health Bus

Bus Closures

  • December  11
  • December 12
  • December 13
  • December 24 to 31
  • January 1, 2020

If you have a dental emergency please contact the dental clinic at 905-546-2424 ext 3789


Central Memorial Recreation Centre
93 West Avenue. S.

Temporary Location change
December 9 until further notice
Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre 
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton


  • September 30 (PM)
  • October 14
  • November 25 (PM)
  • December 9 (PM)
  • December 30


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

December 31 


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

Temporary Location change:
November 27
Central Memorial Recreation Centre
93 West Avenue S, Hamilton


  • September 18 (AM)
  • October 23 
  • December 11
  • December 25


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


  • December 12
  • December 26


Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton


  • December 13
  • December 27

Dental Bus Schedule: 

Services on the Dental Health Bus

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

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