Thunder Bay District Health Unit
Children's Oral Health Services

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Description
  • 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
Eligibility
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
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On March 6, 2019

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