Grey Bruce Public Health

Service: Healthy Smiles Ontario, Grey Bruce Public Health

Record #: GRE0248
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 29 Nov 2022


Description (Service) Free preventive dental care and/or emergency dental treatment for children in need who are 17 and under who meet the eligibility requirements.

Services can include extractions, fillings, sedation, fluoride, scaling, dental health information and more. Braces are not covered by this program.

Programs include preventive services, restorative services with a dentist once a month.

Service Details

Hours Dental staff on call Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm for any inquires regarding the dental program.
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under Children or youth 17 years of age or under in need of dental services and are;
  • residents of Ontario
  • members of a household that meet the income eligibility requirements

Children in household are automatically enrolled in the program if you or your child receives benefits through, Ontario Works, Temporary Care Assistance, Ontario Disability Support Program, Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities

For income eligibility and other criteria visit or for further details, see Healthy Smiles Ontario Client Guide

17 year(s) and under.
Application Can apply online, by mail or you can pick up an application form and obtain completion assistance if required from your local public health unit or at a ServiceOntario location.

Once your child's enrollment is confirmed, you will get a Healthy Smiles Ontario dental card in the mail. You must present your card to your dental provider at each visit to receive services under the program

For online application, you will need:
  • access to a printer as printed copy with signature must be mailed along with online application
  • your child(ren)'s date(s) of birth
  • a valid Ontario address
  • your Social Insurance Number (SIN) or Temporary Taxation Number (TTN)
  • to have filed your taxes in the previous year
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
101 17th St E
Owen Sound, ON
Canada N4K 0A5
View Google Map
Intersection 2nd Ave E and 17th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact information

Office Phone 519-376-9420, press 8 for dental
Toll Free Phone 1-800-263-3456, press 8 for dental
Fax 519-376-6310
Primary Contact Rose Kirkland, Dental Health Educator; Phone: ext 2236; Email:
Mailing Address 101 17th St E 
Owen Sound, ON 
Canada N4K 0A5

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