BCDA helps to support 22 reduced-cost dental clinics across BC. Click the name of a community below to view the available reduced-cost clinics in that area. For more information about publicly-funded dental care, visit our Government Dental Plans & Programs page 

Archway Abbotsford Food Bank - Dental Clinic

33914 Essendene Avenue
Abbotsford BC V2S 2H8
Phone: 604-859-5749 ext 24
Web: abbotsfordfoodbank.com
Email: dental@archway.ca

Office Hours:
A Few Days Per Month
9:00am-1:00pm Wheelchair access
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 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

Mouth Minders Dental Clinic, c/o Salvation Army

533 Slater Rd NW
Cranbrook, BC V1C 4Y5
Phone: 250-426-3612

Web: TBC
Email: TBC
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes

Kelowna Gospel Mission Dental Clinic

259B Leon Avenue
Kelowna BC V1Y 6J1
Phone: 250-763-3737
Fax: 250-763-4018

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:00pm
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • For eligible patients who cannot afford treatment
  • Patients must call in advance for appointment
  • Basic fillings and extractions
  • Cleanings when available
  • Limited root canals, no molar root canals
  • No Prosthodontic or Orthodontic work
  • No sedation provided, (including oral sedation)

Stoyoma Dental Clinic

2088 Quilchena Ave
Merritt, BC V1K 1R6
Phone: 250-378-5877

Web: TBC
Email: TBC
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes

Community Organized Dental Clinic - CODE (Connective Support Society)

489 Wallace Street, Suite 201
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5K4
Phone: 250-591-0771
Fax: 250-591-0714

Web: TBC
Email: codedental@shaw.ca
Mail: PO Box 113 Stn. A

West Kootenay Community TEETH Clinic Society

Kootenay/Boundary Regional Dental Clinic
West Arm Plaza Mall, 632 Front St.
Nelson BC V1L 4C7
Phone: 778-463-2232
Web: teethclinicwk.ca
Email: teethclinicwk@gmail.com

Office Hours:
7 days per month 8:00am to 4:00pm
Appointments Required
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Government Ministry Insurance fees accepted with no balance billing
  • Uninsured families and seniors at 70% of BC Regular Fee Schedule
  • Insured low income families and seniors at insured fee schedule with no balance billing

To qualify for reduced fees, your annual family income must not exceed $42,000.

Full range of services offered, including:

  • Dental emergencies, open and drain and antibiotics
  • Exams and treatment planning, xrays
  • Hygiene, restorative fillings and extractions
  • When extra funds are available financial support for dentures

Henning Emergency Clinic of Kindness (H.E.C.K. Clinic)

101-431 Winnipeg St.
Penticton, BC V2A 6P4

Phone: 778-476-2050
Fax: 778-476-2060

Office Hours:
  • Clinics are set up randomly. 1-3/month
  • Appointments required
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Serves low/fixed income adults and seniors who reside in the South Okanagan
  • One-time $10 registration fee applies
  • Wheelchair accessible
Basic dental care services provided to alleviate pain and/or infection.

Emergency Dental Outreach Clinic

1600 3rd Avenue
Prince George BC V2L 3G6
Phone: 250-613-7246

Office Hours:
Tues. 6:00pm - 9:00pm 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month. The clinic is first come, first serve. It is recommended to arrive by 3:00 pm to fill out paperwork and reserve your spot.
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 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

O.R.C.C.A. Dental Clinic Society

2281 Henry Avenue
Sidney BC V8L 2A8
Phone: 778-351-3393
Web: orccadental.org/

Office Hours:
Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm
Friday - Closed
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Children 0-19 years old only
  • Accepted dental insurance companies: B.C. Healthy Kids Program, NIHB Program, and Interim Federal Health Benefits (Coverage for Refugees). Once insurance limits are reached, a 30% discount off the BCDA Suggested Fee Guide is offered.
  • 30% discount off the BCDA Suggested Fee Guide for families with no access to above dental insurance and who have a family income of less than $50,000. Eligibility determined through income tax statements or agency social work recommendations.
  • Special circumstances, such as several children in the family, can apply to a Patient Review Committee if there is low income, no dental insurance and/or the above criteria do not apply.
  • Restorative
  • Hygiene
  • Emergency dentistry
  • Examinations
  • Preventative
  • Extractions
  • Fissure Sealants
  • Root Canals
  • X-rays

City Care Dental

City Care Dental operates mobile dental clinics under sponsorships and grants for low income residents in various communities. To sponsor a clinic or inquire eligibility to be seen at a clinic please email Dr. Wendy Gaudet.
Web: citydreamcentre.com
Email: dental@citydreamcentre.com

Office Hours:
City Care Dental is presently hosting one Saturday clinic a month in the White Rock/South area.
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • City Care Dental provides comprehensive restorative dentistry
  • To learn more about our program please visit: citydreamcentre.com

Lookout Dental Clinic

10697 135A Street
Surrey, BC, V3T 4E3
Phone: 604-498-4686
Fax: 604-589-8873
Email: dental@lookoutsociety.ca
Web: lookoutsociety.ca/

Office Hours:
Mon, Thurs-Fri 9:30-4:30pm (Closed on holidays)
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 20% reduction in fees to cash payment and insured dental plans
  • Accept all dental plans and MSP plan without charging extra fees
  • Please call to book for appointments, very limited walk in capacity
  • 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

Pacific Oral Health Society

300 - 15850 24 Avenue
Surrey BC V3Z 0G1
Phone: 604-536-2700
Fax: 604-536-2722
Web: pohs.ca/

Office Hours:
7 days/week
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 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

Sources Community Resources Society

882 Maple Street
White Rock, BC V4B 4M2
Phone: 604-542-4357
Email: help@sourcesbc.ca
Web: sourcesbc.ca/

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00-4:00pm
Appointments required.
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Serves low-income residents of White Rock/South Surrey.
  • Must show proof of residence and income level.
  • Fees: By donation.
  • Check ups
  • X-rays
  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Root Canals
  • Pain Relief

Mid-Main Dental (Mid Main Community Health Centre)

2265 Main St
Vancouver BC V5T 0K2
Phone: 604-873-3602
Web: midmain.net/dental/
Email: midmainreception@midmain.net

Office Hours:
Monday to Thursday 8:00am-
8:00pm Friday & Saturday
8:00am-5:30pm Closed
Sunday Appointment Required
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 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, implants, orthodontics and preventative
  • Special Needs Dentistry and Hygiene
  • Dental Intervention
  • No sedation
  • White fillings are extra

Portland Community Dental Clinic

12 Hastings Street East
Vancouver BC V6A 1N1
Phone: 778-371-0060
Web: phs.ca/project/portland-clinic-dentistry/

Office Hours:
Hours change, best to call
office. Generally Mon-Thurs,
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • For downtown eastside residents only
  • No reduction in lab fees
  • Examinations, restorative, preventative, extractions, crowns, complete & partial dentures, root canals, wheelchair accessible

Reach Dental Clinic

1145 Commercial Drive
Vancouver BC V5L 3X3
Phone: 604-254-1331
Web: reachcentre.bc.ca/dental

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:15am -
5:15pm Saturday 8:30am -
4:15pm Close Sunday
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Discount may be available for low income patients & seniors
  • Care Cards must be provided for patients with government insurance
  • No reduction on lab fees
  • No waiting list
  • No payment plans
  • Exams, restorations, hygiene, crown & bridge, night guards, whitening, extractions & root canals.
  • Refer out dentures (partial & complete)
  • Do not do orthodontics or sedation

Strathcona Community Dental Clinic

601 Keefer Street
Vancouver BC V6A 3V8
Phone: 604-713-4485
Fax: 604-713-4465
Web: strathcona-health.ca/

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm.
Closed for lunch 12:00pm-1:00pm.
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Children under 19 years only & their families (child must come to office first)
  • Seniors age 65 and over
  • 20% discount for patients without dental insurance and 20% discount to those covered under the new Canadian Dental Care Plan
  • No wait list
  • 3 dentists
  • No hygienists
  • Accept all dental plans
  • No balance billing
  • Appointment required
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Full service office, no implants, no dentures
  • No reduction in lab fees
  • Cantonese, Mandarin, French, German spoken
  • No sedation
  • Refer out dentures (partial & complete)
  • Family Dental care including: Exams, X-rays, restorations, hygiene, night guards, extractions, simple root canals, crowns & bridges

UBC - Emergency Clinic

2151 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3
Phone: 604-822-6917

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30-5pm (Sept-May)
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 20-30% discount
  • Appointment required
  • Fillings, extractions
  • Drainage of abscess

UBC - General Dentistry

2151 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3
Phone: 604-822-2112

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:15am-5pm (Sept-May)
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 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

2151 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3
Phone: 604-827-4991

Office Hours:
Screening Appointment (Free)
Mon - Fri 7:30am-5:15pm (No Tuesday)
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Orthodontic treatment (braces, clear aligners & other appliances)*
  • Ideal age: 12 years old and older
  • MUST be available to attend sessions once/month
  • Length of treatment - 2 to 3 years

*some conditions applied/subject to availability

Vancouver Aboriginal Health Society

Dental Clinic: 455 Hastings Street East
Vancouver BC V6A 1P5

Indigenous Early Years Satellite Dental Clinic
717 Princess Ave
Vancouver, BC V6A 3E4

VAHS – Mobile Clinic
Headquarters: 455 Hastings Street East
Vancouver BC V6A 1P5

VAHS - Indigenous Health Centre (coming in 2025)

Phone: 604-254-9900
Text: 604-345-0997
Fax: 604-254-9980
Web: https://vahs.life/dental-clinic
Email: dentalclinic@vahs.life

Wheelchair accessible.
Waitlist open for new patients.

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9:00am- 4:00pm
Saturdays (Once a month for surgical extractions): 9:00am – 4:00pm
Closed on statutory holidays
Mobile service: Based on bookings/requests
Who can visit the office?
  • Any BC resident (Indigenous and non-Indigenous).
  • People from other provinces, countries, international visitors & students are welcome.
  • Accepts most private & all government insurance plans.
  • Internal fee guide is applied for patients without dental insurance (lower than Ministry and private fee guides).
  • No reduction in lab fees.
  • We offer payment plans based on individual cases with our internal reduced cost fees.
    • We reserve the right to provide this additional benefit.
  • $60 CAD (per hour of appointment) charge will be applicable for 2 consecutive no-shows and/or last-minute cancellations.
  • No balance billing (the portion remaining from insurance or other coverage).
  • No other discounts are applicable for our services.
  • Masks are required when visiting the facility.
  • 455 East Hastings Location: Exam/dental check-ups, emergency treatments, dental fillings (metal or white), cleanings, preventive services, teeth whitening, sealants, root canals (use of Gentle Wave), crowns (e.max & zirconia), bridges (e.max & zirconia), veneers (e.max & zirconia), extractions (including wisdom teeth), dentures and partial dentures, nightguards (in-house lab), X-rays (intraoral, Panoramic, 3D CT-scan), cancer screening, Nitrous gas sedation, Triazolam & Lorazepam sedation, dental implants, bone graft, clear aligners (SureSmile), Solea Laser (pain/needle free fillings, crown lengthening & tissue recontouring, hard/soft tissue management), Pediatric treatments, Prosthodontic treatment, Oral surgeon services, Minor Dental Lab services, counseling services (dental trauma, fear, anxiety)
  • 717 Princess Ave Location: Exam/dental check-ups, cleanings, dental fillings, simple extractions, dental health promotion & community outreach, Pediatric services.
  • Mobile clinic: Exam/dental check-ups, xrays, cancer screening, digital intraoral scans/images, dental health promotion & community outreach. Coming soon: cleanings, dental fillings, simple extractions.

Future Treatments: Dental braces considered for 2025-2026.

Special Notes
  • Services provided by staff and volunteer dental professionals.
  • Appointments are required - no walk-in services available.
  • Status card, PHN, ICU# and/or parole ID required for Government coverage.
  • Insurance ID required for private insurance coverage.
  • English spoken. For non-English speaking patients, we request you bring a translator.

Vancouver Public Health Children's Dental Program

210 - 1669 Broadway East
Vancouver BC V5N 1V9
Phone: 604-675-3981
Web: vch.ca/Locations-Services/result?res_id=98

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm.
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 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
Treatments Checkup, X-rays, cleanings, fluoride, sealants, fillings, extractions, and root canals on baby teeth and limited sedation

Community Dental Access Centre

3107C – 31st Avenue
Vernon, BC V1T 2G9
Phone: 778-475-7779
Fax: 778-475-7776
Web: communitydentalaccess.ca
Email: info@cdacentre.ca

Office Hours:
Tuesday - Friday, 8am-4pm
Appointments are required – no walk-in services available
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • Serves low-income resident of the North Okanagan – You must prove that you live in one of the following communities: Vernon, Coldstream, Lavington, Lumby, Cherryville, Falkland, Armstrong, Enderby and Grindrod
  • One-time $10 registraton fee per family
  • Reduced fees dependent on patient income
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Basic dental care services provided.

Cool Aid Community Health Centre Dental Clinic

2nd Floor - 713 Johnson Street
Victoria BC V8W 1M8
Phone: 250-383-5957
Fax: 250-383-5935
Web: coolaid.org

Office Hours:
Mon-Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-3:30pm
Lunch 1:00-2:00pm
Closed weekends & holidays
Fees/Restrictions/Special Notes
  • 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
  • 20% discount for seniors and low income earners