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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

This facility provides a range of healthcare services for children up to 18 years old including a 24/7 emergency department.

Facility Address
2888 Shaganappi Trail
Calgary, Alberta
T3B 6A8
Telephone
403-955-7836, After Hours Emergency: 403-955-7211 (If your child is a patient of the clinic ask to have Dr. Cholette paged; if your child is not a patient of the dental clinic ask for the dentist on call)
Fax
403-955-5000 (Fax referrals)
Accessibility

Lifts available for patients up to 500lbs.

Getting There

Parking map

Hours of Operation

Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Saturday

Sunday

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

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.

Fees

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