Clinics & Services

Public Health Services Downtown Dental Clinic

Dental Health ClinicsThe Public Health Services Dental Clinic provides free dental care for Hamilton residents who have a low income, do not have dental insurance and also those enrolled in the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program or the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program. If you have been approved by the Special Supports Program for dental services, you cannot access care at the Public Health Dental Clinic. The clinic provides free dental services such as dental exams, x-rays, fillings, extractions or removal of teeth, and cleanings.

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

Access for Children

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

Access for Seniors
If you are a senior enrolled in the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP), you can be seen in the clinic. If you are an eligible senior not already enrolled in OSDCP, call 905-546-2424 ext. 3789 to book an appointment or get more information.

Access for Adults
Adults must fill out a Public Health Services Clinic Application Form to receive dental care. Fax, mail, or drop off the application:

  • 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].