Ottawa Dental Programs

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Ottawa Public Health Dental Clinics

For access to the Children’s Healthy Smiles Ontario program enrolment, call 613-580-6744, x 23510 . This program covers regular dental visits and treatment for children under
18 yrs-old.

–This program fast tracks emergency services and out of hospital anaesthetic coverage for children in need of treatment emergency treatment.

These following clinics are available for low-income families without dental coverage or on Ontario Works. Call the numbers below for free monthly dental screening for all ages. Fluoride varnish applications.

West

400 – 1580 Merivale Road
(corner of Meadowlands Dr.)
613-580-9631

South/East

2525 St. Laurent Blvd.
2nd floor (near Conroy Road)
613-580-9632

Downtown/Vanier

40 Cobourg Street
(Le Patro Community Centre)
613-580-9633

If you have no insurance; but, can pay for dental treatments:
Go to any private clinic, tell the front desk staff.

If you have the Inuit Health Number (N number) or employment insurance benefits , ask the front desk staff if they accept your plan.
There are a few regular private clinics that participate in government sponsored dental programs, see below. Or, call the Ottawa Dental Society at 613-523-3876 between 9 am and 12 pm (Monday to Friday) to find a dental office in your area that participates in government sponsored dental programs.

Ottawa East

Dr. Luc Ducharme
156 Beechwood Ave.
613-749-1785

Downtown Ottawa

Dr. Paul Rosenberg
225 Metcalfe St, Suite 104
613-237-7009

Ottawa West

Dr. Jordan Pettigrew
281 Richmond Rd. (Westboro)
613-728-0239

Access to Dental Services for Adults

Dental help for adults and seniors with low-income

• Limited emergency dental care may be available

Community Denture Program

• Limited denture benefits may be available

Call the City of Ottawa’s Community and Social Services Department at 613-560-6000 for more information

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