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

Bus Closure Notice - December 3, 2018

The bus is expected to re-open tomorrow December 4, 2018.

Client’s unable to wait until tomorrow, can call our dental clinic (Robert Thomson Building, 110 King St. W., 3rd fl.) to inquire about availability. (905)546-2424 ext. 3789.

Bus Closure Notice

The Dental Bus will be closed:

  • December 12 (AM)
  • December 17 (AM)
  • December 25, 26, 27, 28, and 31

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

Daily bus locations

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.



Temporary location
Central Memorial Recreation Centre
93 West Avenue. S.

Closed: December 3
Closed: December 17 (AM)
Closed: December 31


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

Closed: December 25


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

Closed: December 12 (AM)
Closed: December 26


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

Closed: December 27


Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

Closed: December 28

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