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Offers preventive dental services such as cleaning, dental sealants, and fluoride varnish to children and youth in Perth County who are identified through dental screening.

Services are free for children and youth from families who cannot afford the cost of dental care. These services are available by appointment in Stratford, Milverton and Listowel.

Healthy Smiles Ontario is a government-funded dental program that provides free preventive, routine, and emergency dental services for eligible children and youth 17 years old and under from low-income households. Children and youth with existing dental insurance coverage are not automatically excluded from the program.

The program includes regular visits to a licensed dental provider and covers the costs of treatment including: check-ups, cleaning, fillings, x-rays, scaling and emergency dental care.

Find out more about the program and if you are eligible at

If you have a dentist, contact their office to find out if they participate in Healthy Smiles Ontario. If you do not have a dentist, contact the Health Unit for help.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm, by appointment
Areas Served Perth County
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
Your household is automatically enrolled in the Healthy Smiles Ontario program if you or your child receives benefits through Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program, Temporary Care Assistance, or Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities
Application Healthy Smiles Ontario applicants can enrol online or call their local health unit for assistance. Application forms are also available at Service Ontario. Information about income eligibility requirements can be found at
Languages English
Fees None - Services are free for eligible children and youth.
Address and Location
Located In Community Stratford
Address & Map
Perth District Health Unit
653 West Gore St
Stratford, ON N5A 1L4
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Intersection John St S and West Gore St
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Multiple level building, ramped access entrance, electric door operator, elevator/lifting device, barrier free washrooms and accessible parking.
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone Health Line: 1-888-221-2133 ext 3267
After Hours Phone 1-800-431-2054
Fax 519-271-2195
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