View Dental and Oral Health Service information regarding eligibility criteria, services provided, lists of Dental Clinics.

All new patients and returning patients who have had their treatment completed, are required to bring in ID, proof of address and documentary proof of hardship.

Eligibility Criteria
Clients must meet all eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Reside in Toronto
  • Meet Toronto Public Health financial eligibility criteria

Dental Clinics are conveniently located in the City of Toronto. All Dental Clinics are accessible by the TTC.

Free dental care
Provincial Programs:
Free dental care is available to eligible children and youth (0-17) through the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program at any of the 25 City of Toronto dental clinics.

Adults (18-64) enrolled in Provincial and Federal programs such as Ontario Works (OW), Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB), Interim Federal Health Program (IFH) may access care at the 25 City of Toronto dental clinics as per plan coverage.

For further information, please visit the City of Toronto website on free dental care.

Mobile Dental Clinic (MDC)
Toronto Public Health has a fully-equipped Mobile Dental Clinic( MDC). The mobile dental clinic will travel to select partnering community agency sites, across the city to provide free dental care for eligible clients who have difficulty accessing dental services in the customary manner.

City Programs
Free basic dental care is available to eligible seniors (65 years and older) and eligible pregnant women or caregivers enrolled in the HBP (Healthiest Babies Possible Program), HBHC (Healthy Babies, Healthy Children) Home Visiting Program or the NP (Nobody's Perfect Program) and must be referred by a Public Health Nurse, Dietitian or Family Home Visitor.

Access to care for Senior and Perinatal clients is available at City of Toronto dental clinics with the exception of the following clinics:

  • Stonegate Community Health Centre (CHC) at 10 Neighbourhood Lane
  • Parkdale Community Health Centre ( CHC) at 1229 Queen Street West
  • Anishnawbe Health Toronto at 179 Gerrard Street East
  • Unison Health and Community Services at 1541 Jane Street
  • 80 Bond Street
  • Mobile Dental Clinic

Low cost dental
If you are not eligible for free services, you may qualify for dental care at a reduced cost at another facility. 

Find a Low Cost Dental Facility.

For more information, call your nearest Public Health clinic. Staff will answer your specific questions and direct you to a local clinic that fits your needs.

To locate regular cost dental services, contact the Ontario Dental Association.