The Thunder Bay District Health Unit offers free dental services for eligible children and youth 17 and under.
Screening consist of a visual inspection by a registered dental hygienist to identify obvious dental conditions that are causing or will cause pain and will recommend preventive services that will benefit your child.
Free preventive services include:
- Oral Hygiene Education
- Fluoride Applications
Fluoride Varnish Clinics
Fluoride varnish is a protective coating that is painted onto the teeth. This coating makes teeth stronger to help prevent cavities from starting. The TBDHU provides this service free of charge to all children under four years old.
Please note: Dental Clinics at the TBDHU Balmoral Site are offered by appointment only.
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
To find out if you child is eligible for these free dental services please call the number listed below.
For Further Information
Call the Oral Health team: (807) 625-5900
or toll-free: 1-888-294-6630