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Alberta dentists provide dental services at reduced fees for Albertans through various social programs offered by the Government of Alberta. Whether or not you are experiencing hardship discuss payment options with your dentist. As health professionals, dentists are committed to caring for your health.

Alberta Health Services Community Oral Health Programs
  • For information on Alberta Health Services Oral Health programs click here.
Community Dental Clinics:

Alberta Children’s Hospital
Eligibility – children, 17 years and younger, presenting with:

  • significant special medical needs
  • unique and challenging dental problems requiring additional expertise (e.g., amelogenesis imperfecta, ectodermal dysplasia, major oligodontia, velopharyngela incompetency)
  • dental-related emergencies (e.g., trauma, severe infection)

Alex Dental Health Bus 
The Alex Dental Health Bus provides essential preventative oral health services and support primarily to children and youth at schools in identified high-need areas. They provide free dental care to low-income children and youth ages six to 24.

Boyle McCauley Health Centre
The dental clinic’s service area includes the neighbourhoods of Boyle Street, McCauley, and Norwood. Visits are by appointment. We do our best to accommodate emergencies and walk-ins.

Calgary Urban Project Society (CUPS)
Calgary Urban Project Society is a non-profit organization that was established in 1989 with the aim of helping people overcome the challenges of poverty and attain brighter futures.

Dental Outreach of Red Deer (DOoR)
Free urgent dental care service is available for clients ages five to 18 years who have: no dental insurance, lower income or trouble paying; and, who have pain, infection, visible decay or broken teeth. Clients will be asked to provide proof of income (i.e. pay stubs, notice of assessment). 

Public Health – Dental Treatment Services


Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre
Chumir Dental Clinic, 6th floor
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7
Sunridge Mall
Northeast Dental Clinic, 2nd Floor
2580 32 Street NE
Calgary, Alberta
T1Y 7M8

SHINE Dental clinic
The SHINE (Student Health Initiative for the Needs of Edmonton) Dental Clinic is a student run organization established through the University of Alberta and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.  Based out of the Boyle McCauley Centre, the organization provides dental care for youth in need at no cost to patients.

U of A School of Dentistry Patient Clinics
The School of Dentistry offers a full range of general and specialty dental services for the public at affordable and competitive prices.