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Programs & Services

Public Health Dental Clinics

General practitioner dentists provide reduced-fee dental treatment services to eligible low-income individuals or families who do not have dental insurance.

This service provides:

  • reduced-fee dental treatment services by general practitioner dentists to families in financial need and without access to dental insurance
  • the dental services include: exams, X-rays, fluoride treatment, sealants, fillings, front tooth root canals, extractions, etc
  • priority to emergency based treatments

The following services are NOT available:

  • crowns
  • bridges
  • veneers
  • full dentures
  • orthodontics or braces
  • molar root canals
  • periodontal surgery
  • partial dentures
  • sedation dentistry
  • complex or specialist services
  • implants

For more information visit our website

Contact Details

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

Location Info
Chumir Dental Clinic, 6th floor
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Patient paid parking.

Parking map

24 hour underground parking (Kiosk).

On major bus route.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Service Providers May Include
dental assistants, dentists

Applicants must provide:

  1. A completed Income Assessment Form
  2. Proof of family income (e.g. “Notice of Assessment” for previous year’s tax return)
  3. A completed Employer Letter or School Letter explaining dental coverage
  4. Emergency clients may fill the Temporary Assessment Form

To access and download forms, visit our website.

Individuals with access to group dental plans (e.g. Blue Cross) or having similar coverage (e.g. Child Health Benefit or Dental Assistance for Seniors Program) are not eligible.

Service Access

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

Emergency clients (pain, infections, extractions) receive priority for dental appointments.

Patients who have received a full series of treatment from this program must wait three years after treatment is complete before re-qualifying for another full series of treatment. Emergencies can still be dealt with during this three-year waiting period.

If you do not qualify, see our website for alternatives information on how to get dental care in the Calgary zone.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time appointment booking.
Emergency usually accommodated same day or next business day.

Emergency clients (pain, infections, extractions) receive priority for dental appointments.


Fees are approximately 20% of the Alberta Usual and Customary Fee Guide for Dental Services.

There are no fees at the Street Connect Dental Clinic, Red Deer

Service Languages
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Service Locations
Also Known As
Dental Clinics - Public Health, Oral Health - Dental Treatment Services, Oral Health Services, Public Health - Dental Treatment Services
Community Dental Clinic, Dental Health Services