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

  • January 15  (AM)
  • January 22  (PM)
  • January 30 (PM)
  • February 3 (AM)
  • February 17
  • February 24 (PM)
  • March 31 (PM)


Monday

Location
Central Memorial Recreation Centre
93 West Avenue. S.

Closures: 

  • February 3 (AM)
  • February 17
  • February 24 (AM)

Tuesday

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

Closures: 

  • March 31 (PM)

Wednesday

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

Closures:

  • January 15 (AM): service resumes at 1 pm
  • January 22 (PM)

Thursday

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

Closures:

  • January 30 (PM)

Friday

Location
Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

Closures:


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