Thunder Bay District Health Unit

Site: Thunder Bay - Main Office

Service: Children's Oral Health Services

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • 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
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
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
  • Call for information about preventive services or Healthy Smiles Ontario 
  • Appointment is required for the Flouride Varnish clinic and for cleanings
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-625-5984
Toll Free Phone 1-888-294-6630
Site Location Balmoral Park
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 999 Balmoral St
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6E7
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Intersection Balmoral St and William St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health Promotion; Ministry of Health and Long Term Care