Timiskaming Health Unit

Site: New Liskeard - Hwy 65 E

Service: Dental Health Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides information on preventative dental health practices 
  • Offers a dental screening program in schools 
  • Conducts yearly surveys of school children's dental requirements to enhance existing programs and to determine gaps 
  • Provides fluoride varnish to preschool children in child care programs, Best Start hubs and other community sites
Provides the following preventive services: 
  • Cleaning teeth 
  • Fluoride 
  • Fluoride varnish 
  • Sealants
Provides services to children enrolled in the Healthy Smiles Ontario program as described below
Healthy Smiles Ontario 
  • Provides a government-funded dental program for children and youth from low-income households 
  • 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 dental services including check-ups, cleaning, fillings, x-rays, scaling and more
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-4:30 pm * first Tue of month 8:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-8 pm
Areas Served Timiskaming District
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
  • Must have no dental insurance and  
  • Paying for these services would pose a financial hardship
Application Requires initial screening intake
Healthy Smiles Ontario
To apply for the program see the website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-647-4305 Ext 2280
Toll Free Phone 1-866-747-4305
Fax 705-647-5779
Website www.timiskaminghu.com
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Located In Community New Liskeard
Address 883317 Hwy 65 E
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
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Intersection Whitewood Ave and Edith St
Mailing Address PO Box 1090 
New Liskeard, ON P0J 1P0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1938
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)