Reduced Cost Clinics

 Fees/Restrictions/Special NotesTreatment
Abbotsford Food Bank Dental Clinic
33914 Essendene Avenue
Abbotsford V2S 2H8
Phone: 604 859 5749 ext 24
Web: www.abbotsfordfoodbank.com

Office Hours:
A Few Days Per Month
9:00am - 1:00pm
Call for schedule

  • Free basic dental services to qualified low income households with no insurance
  • Staffed by volunteer dentists, dental assistants and hygienists
  • Appointment required
  • Must be registered through Abbotsford Food Bank
  • Abbotsford residents only
  • Lab expenses for complete & partial dentures have to be covered by patient
  • 1 year waitlist for most services
  • Dental emergencies
  • Extractions
  • Open and drain and antibiotics
  • Basic restorative work
  • Some cleaning available
  • Wheelchair access available
Camosun College Dental Clinic
Dental Clinic - Lansdowne Campus
3100 Foul Bay Road
Victoria V8P 5J2
Phone: 250 370 3184

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday
Morning, afternoon, and some early evening appointments mid-Sept to mid-April
  • Single fee $60 for adults
  • Children & youth $20 or less
  • Care given by hygiene & assisting students under supervision of licensed Program Faculty
  • Adult clients require 4-6 appointments lasting approximately 2.5 hours each
  • Children require a single appointment lasting 1-2 hours
  • Dental hygiene treatment & dental examination provided
  • X-rays if needed
  • Fluoride application, dental sealants
  • Dental hygiene instruction
  • Wheelchair access
CODE Dental Clinic
489 Wallace Street
PO Box 113 Stn A
Nanaimo V9R 5K4
Phone: 250 591 0771
Fax: 250 591 0714
Web: www.johnhowardnanaimo.org

Office Hours:
Call for next available clinic date or visit www.johnhowardnanaimo.org/code
    • Staffed by volunteer dentists, dental assistants and hygienists
    • Accept patients on social/MSP Premium assistance, First Nations, referrals from social agencies and those on Fair PharmaCare with $0 (zero) family deductible.
    • Patients will be asked to cover costs of treatment by making a donation to the clinic.
    • Drop-in between 9:00am-11:00am for exam and possible treatment
    • Emergency pain relief
    • Examinations
    • X-rays
    • Extractions
    • Open & drain and antibiotics
    • Basic restorative work
    • Cleanings
Cool Aid Community Health Centre Dental Clinic
2nd Floor - 713 Johnson Street
Victoria V8W 1M8
Phone: 250 383 5957
Fax: 250 383 5935
Web: https://coolaid.org

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Closed Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 2:00pm

  • ACCEPTING MINISTRY NEW PATIENTS ONLY AT THIS TIME
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Full service office: cleanings, extractions, fillings, x-rays, some crowns & root canals
  • No veneers, no implants, no graphs, no whitening
  • Offers oral sedation
  • Dental emergencies welcome
  • 3 month wait list as of June 2014
    Restricted to Ministry guidelines for those on social assistance
East Side Walk-In Dental Clinic
455 Hastings Street East
Vancouver V6A 1P5
Phone: 604 254 9900
Fax: 604 254 9980
Email: dentalclinic@vnhs.net
Web: www.vnhs.net

Office Hours:
For dentists - depends on availability
Online schedule at www.vnhs.net
Most common days & hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:30pm
 
For hygenists - Call to book appointment
Must have seen a dentist within 1 year or 365 days
Office Hours Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
Closed for lunch 12:30pm-1:30pm

  • Staffed by volunteer personnel (dental & hygienist)
  • Emergency pain relief only
  • Please refer to their WEBSITE www.vnhs.net for more information
Emergency Dental Outreach Clinic
Native Friendship Centre
1600 3rd Avenue
Prince George V2L 3G6
Phone: 250 613 7246

Office Hours:
2nd and 4th Tues. of each month 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Arrival Time: 3:45pm - 4:00pm
 
  • Staffed by qualified dentists, hygienists and dental assistants
  • First come, first serve basis, must be drug/alcohol free for 48 hrs.
  • Must bring care card or status card
  • Extractions & x-rays only
Kelowna Gospel Mission Dental Clinic
259B Leon Avenue
Kelowna V1Y 6J1
Phone: 800 789 0680
Fax: 250 763 4018
Email: contact@kelownagospelmission.ca

Office Hours:
Mon. 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tues. 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wed. 8:00am - 4:00pm
Thurs. 8:00am - 4:00pm
Fri. 9:00am - 3:00pm
 
  • For eligible patients who cannot afford treatment
  • Patients must call in advance for appointment
  • cleanings, fillings, extractions & some root canals
Living Waters Dental Clinic
180 Lakeshore Drive NW
PO Box 308
Salmon Arm V1E 4N5
Phone: 250 463 1631
Email: livingwatersdentalclinic@gmail.com

Office Hours:
Contact Anne Tues-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm
 
  • Appointment required for routine dental work
  • Cleanings, fillings, extractions, root canals
Mid-Main Community Health Centre
3998 Main Street
2nd floor
Vancouver V5V 3P2
Phone: 604 873 3602
Web: www.midmain.net

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday8:00am - 8:30pm
Friday8:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday8:00am - 5:30pm

  • 10% discount for patients without dental insurance
  • No reduction in lab fees
  • Appointment required
  • Adults & children welcome
  • First visit free for children under 3 years old
  • Accepts most private & all government insurance plans
  • No longer offer payment plans
  • Family dental care including tooth whitening, crowns, bridges, porcelain veneers, dentures, root canals and preventative
  • No sedation
  • White fillings are extra
New Life Dental Clinic
181 Victoria Street West
Kamloops V2C 1A5
Phone: 778 471 5878
Fax: 250 434 1373

Office Hours:
Tues9:00am - 2:00pm
Wed9:00am - 4:00pm
Thurs9:00am - 4:00pm
 
  • Appointment required for routine dental work
  • Cleanings, fillings, extractions, root canals
O.R.C.C.A. Dental Clinic Society
2281 Henry Avenue
Sidney School Annex
Sidney V8L 2A8
Phone: 778 351 3393
Email: orccadentalsociety@gmail.com
Web: www.orccadental.org

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am - 4:00pm
Wed9:00am - 4:00pm
Thurs9:00am - 4:00pm
Fri9:00am - 4:00pm
(flexible days/times as volunteers are available)
    • Children 0-19 years old only
    • Low income families with household income under $40,000 receive reduced cost dental (Some exceptions apply. Contact us to find out.)
    • Covers remainder of costs from BC Healthy Kids program as they only cover 70% if patient is eligible
    • Accept IFHP and immigrant patients
    • Special cases committee for patient under exceptional circumstances may provide additional funds
    • Parking available
    • Restorative
    • Hygiene
    • Emergency dentistry
    • Examinations
    • Preventative
    • Extractions
    • Fissure Sealants
    • Root Canals
    • X-rays
Pacific Oral Health Centre
300 - 15850 24 Avenue
Surrey V3Z 0G1
Phone: 604 536 2700
Fax: 604 536 2722
Web: www.pohs.ca

Office Hours:
Closed public holidays
Mon.9:00am - 5:00pm
Tues.9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed.11:00am - 7:00pm
Thurs.11:00am - 7:00pm
Fri.9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat.9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun.9:00am - 5:00pm
 
  • 30% reduction in fees.
  • A Notice of Assessment is required for discounted rate
  • All dental plans and MSP clients accepted.
  • Appointment required. No waiting list.
  • Emergency pain relief
  • All general dental services including: cleaning, extractions, fillings, x-rays, dental emergencies, restorative, open & drain & antibiotics, root canals, crowns, dentures
  • No sedation offered
Portland Community Medical & Dental Clinic
12 Hastings Street East
Vancouver V6A 1N1
Phone: 778 371 0060
Web: https://www.phs.ca/index.php/project/portland-clinic-dentistry/

Office Hours:
Hours change, best to call office.

  • For downtown eastside residents only (V6A or V6B postal codes)
  • Offers discount to patients if they do not have insurance and reside in the Dowtown Eastside
  • No reduction in lab fees
  • Examinations, restorative, preventative, extractions, crowns, complete & partial dentures, root canals, wheelchair accessible
Reach Dental Clinic
1145 Commercial Drive
Vancouver V5L 3X3
Phone: 604 254 1331

Office Hours:
Mon.8:15am - 5:15pm
Tues.8:15am - 5:15pm
Wed.8:15am - 5:15pm
Thurs.8:15am - 5:15pm
Fri.8:15am - 5:15pm
Sat.9:15am - 3:45pm

  • 30% discount for individuals on income assistance
  • No reduction in lab fees
  • Schedule an appointment for an assessment
  • Services based on consult appointment
  • Care Card required
  • Staff by certified dentists and dental hygienists
Strathcona Community Dental Clinic
601 Keefer Street
Vancouver V6A 3V8
Phone: 604 713 4485
Fax: 604 713 4465
Web: www.strathcona-health.ca

Office Hours:
Mon.9:00am - 5:00pm
Tues.9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed.9:00am - 5:00pm
Thurs.9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri.9:00am - 5:00pm

  • Children under 19 years only & their families (child must come to office 1st)
  • 20% discount for patients without dental insurance
  • No wait list
  • 5 dentists
  • No hygienists
  • Accept all dental plans
  • No balance billing
  • Appointment required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Full service office, no implants
  • No reduction in lab fees
  • Cantonese/ Mandarin/ French/ German spoken
  • No sedation
UBC - Emergency Clinic
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2151 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver V6T 1Z3
Phone: 604 822 6917

Office Hours:
[Sept - May]
Mon. - Fri. 8:15am - 4:30pm
4 appt/day

  • 20-30% discount
  • Appointment required
  • Fillings, extractions
  • Drainage of abscess
UBC - General Dentistry
Nobel Biocare Oral Health Centre
2151 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver V6T 1Z3
Phone: 604 822 2112

Office Hours:
[September - May]
Mon - Fri 8:15am - 4:30pm

  • 20-40% reduction in fees
  • Closed for summer (reopens in September)
  • Children must be 5 years of age or older
  • Examinations, restorative, extractions, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics
UBC - Orthodontics
Faculty of Dentistry, UBC
2151 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver V6T 1Z3
Phone: 604 822 2324

Office Hours:
[September - June]
Tues/Wed/Thurs 7:00am - 4:30pm

  • Approx. $1750 for treatment of permanent dentition
  • +/- $1100 for treatment of mixed dentition
  • Screening session are 2 hours long & offered at no charge during the months of Jan, Feb, March and April to select appropriate patients for treatment beginning in September
  • Website: www.dentistry.ubc.ca click on Treatment/Orthodontic
  • Orthodontic treatment (braces and other appliances)
  • Ideal age for orthodontic consultation is between 7 and 11 years of age, before facial growth is complete
Vancouver Public Health Children's Dental Program
Robert and Lily Lee Family Health Centre
210 - 1669 Broadway East
Vancouver V5N 1V9
Phone: 604 675 3981
Web: www.vch.ca/VancouverDentalHealth

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Extended hours Wednesday and some Saturdays
    • Application process to determine eligibility. Some fees may apply. See website for application forms
    • Eligible children grade 7 and under. Students up to grade 12 with a dental emergency
    • Must reside in the City of Vancouver
    • Checkup, X-rays, cleanings, fluoride, sealants, fillings, extractions, root canals on baby teeth and limited sedation
Vernon Community Dental Access Centre
3107C 31 Avenue
Vernon V1T 2G9
Phone: 778 475 7779
Email: info@cdacentre.ca
Web: www.communitydentalaccess.ca

Office Hours:
  • Varied, typically Monday 10:30-5:00 and Tuesday-Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Also have other special clinic days when volunteer dentists are available
    • 0-40% discount on services depending upon income levels
    • Must prove low income elegibility
    • Serves low income individuals and families and persons with multiple barriers in the Regional District of the North Okanagan
    • Basic restorative, hygiene, and emergency dentistry for all ages
    • Smoking cessation program
    • Oral cancer screening
    • Denture care
    West Kootenay Community TEETH Clinic
    204 - 518 Lake Street
    Nelson V1L 4C6
    Phone: 250 352 6560
    Web: www.healthco-op.ca

    Office Hours:
    Generally 8:00am-3:30pm with a few exceptions.

    • All fees are based on the Ministry fee schedule.
    • No implants.