Northwestern Health Unit

Site: Dryden Office

Service: Northwestern Health Unit Mobile Dental Office

Description & Services
Public Comments To avoid incurring long distance phone charges, can call local Northwestern Health Unit to inquire about scheduling and booking appointments
Description (Service) Provides basic preventive and restorative dental services through a mobile dental office for children and adults who do not have access to dental care 
  • Provides dental services for recipients of the Healthy Smiles Ontario Program (HSO), Ontario Disability Support Pension (ODSP), Ontario Works (OW) and Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB) 
  • Provides information on preventive dental health practices
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
Mobile hours vary, depending upon location
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Residents of Northwestern Ontario for whom dental care is a financial problem may be eligible for free dental services; contact dental team for assessment
 
Healthy Smiles Ontario
 
Children must be: 
  • 17 years of age and younger 
  • a resident of Ontario and 
  • a member of a household with an Adjusted Family Net Income (AFNI) at or under the levels shown here
 
Non-Insured Health Benefits 
  • Required to present status card
 
Ontario Disability Support (ODSP) 
  • Required to present dental card issued by ODSP
 
Ontario Works (OW) 
  • Requires dental card issued by the Ontario Works' office; proof of eligibility for the month must be shown
Application Call for more information
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Main Office 807-223-3301 
Mobile Office Cell 807-216-7879
Toll Free Phone 1-855-407-6453
After Hours Phone Emergency 1-866-475-6505
Fax 807-223-5754
Website www.nwhu.on.ca
Primary Contact Clinical Dental Hygienist and Lead for Mobile Dental Office; Phone: 807-223-3301 ext 3529
Alternate Contact Manager, Dental Health; Phone: 807-223-3301 ext 3531
Primary Executive Mark Perrault, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-468-3147 ext 3260; Fax: 807-468-4970
Located In Community Dryden
Address Kurz Building
75 D Van Horne Ave
Dryden, ON P8N 2B2
 
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Intersection Van Horne Ave and Albert St
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Mobile Dental Office is wheelchair accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Sept 2011
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)