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Programs & Services

Pediatric Dental Clinic

Provides comprehensive dental services to children with significant medical needs.

This service provides dental treatment to special needs children who are medically, mentally or physically challenged. These special needs patients include, without being limited to, children with moderate to severe developmental delays, genetic disorders and/or craniofacial deformities, cleft lip and palate, severe cognitive disorders, cancer, organ transplant, hematology disorders, cerebral palsy, seizure disorders, prematurity with chronic medical issues, infectious diseases, sleep apnea, velopharyngeal incompetency, mental health issues or under palliative care.

Contact Details

Alberta Children's Hospital

Location Info
Level 2, Dental Clinic
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
403-955-7836, 403-955-7211 (After hours emergency - dental on call)
403-955-5000 (Fax referrals)

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
oral-maxillofacial surgeons, orthodontists, pediatric dentists, registered dental assistants (RDAs), registered dental hygienists

Children, 17 years and younger, presenting with:

  • significant medical needs
  • unique and challenging dental problems requiring additional expertise (e.g., amelogenesis imperfecta, ectodermal dysplasia, major oligodontia, velopharyngeal incompetency)
  • oral pathology
  • emergencies (e.g., oral/dental trauma, severe odontogenic infection)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.


The ACH Dental Clinic bills families for services provided and will process claim for third party insurer (e.g. private insurance, ACHB, NIHB, FSCD). The fee for the initial consultation is between $90 and $150 and may be billed to Alberta Health if the consultation is medically required. An estimate of recommended treatment will be provided.

Private dental insurance and government programs (ACHB, NIHB, AISH) are accepted. Clinic Coordinator can assist with additional funding applications (FSCD, Cleft Indemnity Program, OMSD)

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Dental Clinic - Pediatric
Pediatric Dental Clinic, Pediatric Dental Surgery Clinic, Pediatric Emergency Dental Clinic