Dental Health Care
The Dental Clinic at EMCHC opened in 2012 and has grown steadily since!
A communication from the Ministry came on July 3.
Due to the impact of COVID-19, all currently enrolled OSDCP clients and HSO clients will be automatically renewed for the next benefit year (August 1 2020 – July 31 2021)., regardless of income eligibility which may have impacted renewal for the next benefit year.
For HSO clients turning 18 between March 19 and July 31 and who had appointments booked but not able to attend due to COVID-19, these clients will also able to re-book these appointments until completion of the required service.
For HSO Essential and Emergency Services clients whose cards expired between March 19 and July 31 and who had appointments booked but not able to attend due to COVID-19, these clients will be able to re-book these appointments until completion of the required dental service.
Our clinic hours are:
Monday to Wednesday: 8:30 am to 8:00 pm
Thursday and Friday: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Saturdays: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
The Dental Clinic currently supports the following programs:
- Health Smiles Ontario
- Region of Peel Seniors’ Dental Program
These programs have specific eligibility requirements and also require a registration process. Please call our clinic at 905-602-0520 for more information and assistance.
Healthy Smiles Ontario is a government-funded dental program that provides free dental cleaning, routine, and emergency dental services for children and youth 17 years old and under from low-income households.
To see if you are eligible for the government’s Healthy Smiles Ontario Program visit ontario.ca/healthysmiles for more information.
Emergency Dental Services
Our clinic provides free emergency dental services for children and youth up to the age of 17 under the Healthy Smiles Ontario - Emergency and Essential Services Program.
The program provides dental care for children and youth with emergency and/or essential dental conditions from families who would experience financial hardship if they had to pay for treatment.
Applicants must be assessed for an emergency need and/or essential dental conditions, and must also attest to financial hardship to access emergency or essential care under the program.