Clinics & Services

Public Health Services Downtown Dental Clinic

The Public Health Services Dental Clinic provides free dental care for Hamilton residents who have a low income, do not have dental insurance and who are enrolled in the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program. If you have been approved by the Special Supports Program for dental services you are not eligible for services through the PH Dental Clinic. Special Supports does not provide money for dental.

Downtown Dental Clinic hours and locations

Dental Clinic hours are:
Monday to Friday - 8:30 am to 12 noon and 1 to 4:30 pm

The Dental Clinic is located at:
Public Health Services
Robert Thomson Building
110 King Street West, 3rd Floor
Hamilton, Ontario L8P 4S6

How to access the Dental Clinic

If your child is enrolled in the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program (HSO), they can be seen in the clinic. Call 905-546-2424 ext.3789 to book an appointment.  If your child is NOT already enrolled in HSO and you have a low income, call the above number to book a dental screening.

Adults must fill out a Public Health Services Clinic Application Form to receive dental care. Send or drop off your completed application form to:

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Fax: 905-546-2649
  • Address: Robert Thomson Building
    King Street West, 3rd Floor
    ​Hamilton, Ontario L8P 3S6

The Dental Clinic will call you after your application has been reviewed and approved to book an appointment.  If you have questions about the clinic, call 905-546-2424 ext. 3789 or email [email protected]. Children enrolled in Healthy Smiles Ontario can call 905-546-2424 ext.3789 to make an appointment.

The City of Hamilton provides free dental services by dentists and dental hygienists.

Services include:

  • Healthy Smiles Ontario assessments and information
  • Dental exams, where a dentist or dental hygienist look at your teeth and mouth
  • X-rays
  • Dental fillings
  • Extractions or removal of teeth
  • Dental cleanings and treatment for children and adults