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

Bus Closure Notice

The Dental Bus will be closed:

  • Monday, March 25 (PM)
  • Friday, April 19
  • Monday, April 22
  • Wednesday, April 24 (PM)
  • Tuesday, April 30 (PM)
  • Monday, May 20
  • Monday, May 27
  • Tuesday, June 25 (PM)

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

Dental Health Bus

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.


Central Memorial Recreation Centre
93 West Avenue. S.

Closed: March 25 (PM)
Closed: April 22
Closed: May 20
Closed: May 27


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

Closed: April 30 (PM)
Closed: June 25 (PM)


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

Closed: April 24 (PM)


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


Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

Closed: April 19

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