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.


Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton


Beasley Recreation Centre
145 Wilson Street, Hamilton

October 17, 24, 31 - Pinky Lewis
November 7, 14, 21, 28 - Pinky Lewis
December 5, 12, 19 - Pinky Lewis
December 26 - Closed


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

October 18 - Closed
December 27 - Closed


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

December 21 & 28 - Closed


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

December 29 - Closed


Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre
192 Wentworth Street North, Hamilton

October 21 - Closed
October 28 - Closed PM
November 25 - Closed PM
December 30 - Closed

Dental Health Bus schedule in English October to December, 2016 (PDF, 20 KB)
Dental Health Bus schedule in French October to December, 2016 (PDF, 56 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
  • Uncomplicated extractions or removing teeth
  • Antibiotics for dental infections