Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Children's Oral Health Services

  • Helps to prevent dental disease in children and promotes good oral health
  • Provides oral health screening in all schools
  • Provides mouth examinations, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants and oral health education at the Health Unit clinic to eligible children and youth age 17 and under

Fluoride Varnish Clinics
  • Provides fluoride to preschool children
  • Offered free to families whether they have dental coverage or not

Healthy Smiles Ontario
  • Covers the cost of regular visits to a licensed dental care provider, such as a dentist or dental hygienist
  • Covers a full range of preventive and restorative dental services including check-ups, cleaning, scaling, fillings, extractions, x-rays and more
Fluoride Varnish:
  • All children up to 4 years of age
Healthy Smiles Ontario Children must be:
  • a resident of Ontario and
  • a member of a household with an Adjusted Family Net Income (AFNI) at or under the levels shown here

Age Requirements: Ages: 17 year(s) and under;
Application Process
  • Call for information about preventive services or Healthy Smiles Ontario
  • Appointment is required for the Flouride Varnish clinic and for cleanings
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
Social Media
Agency Information
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On March 6, 2019

New Search
Suggest Update