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The Dental Public Health Program provides services to prevent early childhood dental disease, including dental screening, risk assessments and information.

How to access

  • Check eligibility

    • Children aged 0 to 5 years old
    • The program is available for families living in the Powell River area.
  • Get a referral

    Children can be referred through 12-month risk assessment and community dental screening, or parents can phone to make an appointment.

Hours of operation

Currently open
  • Monday:   8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Tuesday:   8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday:   8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Thursday:   8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Friday:   8:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday:   Closed
  • Sunday:   Closed

Parking & transportation

​Upper 3rd floor parking lots are available at the back of the facility. 

qathet General Hospital

qathet General Hospital (formerly Powell River General Hospital) is a 33-bed facility providing services that include surgery, endoscopy, ICU, obstetrics, in-patient psychiatry, oncology, emergency and diagnostic services.

Dental Public Health Children's Program

The Dental Public Health Children's Program provides dental checks and services to children aged 0 to 5 in community health centres and as part of kindergarten screenings in schools. Services at most locations are free.