Low Cost Dental Programs

Dental Clinics

elderly-dentalThe following clinics provide dental treatment at reduced rates. You should call for specific information on fees and hours of service. You may also want to contact local dental hygiene, denturist and dental assisting teaching institutions for low-cost services. More information is available at http://www.bcdental.org/index.htm


  • REACH Community Health Centre  – Phone: 604-254-1331
  • Mid Main Community Health Centre Dental Clinic Phone: 604-873-3602
  • Portland Community Clinic  Phone: 778-371-0060
  • Vancouver General Hospital Diamond Health Care Centre Phone: 604-875-4006
  • Strathcona Community Dental Clinic  Phone: 604-713-4485
  • Vancouver Native Health Society Dental Clinic  Phone: 604-255-9766
  • Vancouver Community Dental Health Program  Phone: 604-215-3935
  • UBC Dental School 

    For Dental Hygiene Services (students)

    UBC Dentistry-Dental Hygiene Degree Program

    –          604-822-2112 (Vancouver-Point Grey site)

    –          604-827-4736 (Douglas College New Westminster site)

    For Dental treatment (students)

    UBC Dentistry

    –          604-822-2112 (Vancouver-Point Grey site)

    –          604-822-6917 (Emergency)


Cool Aid Community Health Centre/Dental Clinic Phone: 250-383-5957

Provides services for seniors that are covered through the Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction (MSSD) as a Person With a Disability (PWD) before turning 65 and are eligible to continue with this coverage.

To determine if the senior under PWD is covered by MSSD for dental services, call Pacific Blue Cross (1 877 722-2583), the dental insurance service provider of MSSD.



  • Kamloops – New Life Mission Corporate Office@346 Seymour Street Phone: Outreach Services call 250-434-9898
  • Kelowna – Kelowna Gospel Mission Dental Clinic  Phone: 250-763-3737
  • Prince George – Emergency Dental Outreach Clinic  Phone: 250-613-PAIN (7246)
  • Salmon Arm –  Living Waters Dental Clinic Phone: 250-832-3433

Dental Hygiene

hygenistStudents provide dental hygiene and preventive services for a nominal fee. Restorative and emergency services are not offered. Clinics generally run Monday Friday from September to June. Contact the program for more specific information.  More information is available at http://www.bcdha.bc.ca/ or from the teaching institution.


  • Vancouver Community College  Phone: (604) 443-8499
  •  MTI Community College 604-437-6030 extension 224 between 12:30 and 4:30 pm Monday to Friday to schedule appointments.
  •  Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene Inc Phone: (604) 215-7611


  • Camosun College Phone: (250) 370-3184


  • Chilliwack University College of the Fraser Valley Phone: (604) 795-2829
  • Nanaimo Vancouver Island University Phone: (250) 740-6240
  • Prince George College of New Caledonia   Phone: (250) 561-5810 or (800) 371- 8111