Access Downtown Dental Clinic

Established in 2000, the non-profit Centre for Community Oral Health (CCOH) reaches out to underserved communities. The CCOH’s philosophy works toward improving oral health by providing of clinical and health promotion services.

About the Access Downtown Dental Clinic:
The Access Downtown Dental Clinic is located at 640 Main Street within a Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Community Health Centre which provides health services to the surrounding community.

Dental Clinic:
Operated by CCOH, the Access Downtown clinic is staffed by dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and support staff. Our fully equipped, four-chair clinic welcomes all clientele and offers a full range of dental services.

Clinic Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

We recommend that you call to schedule appointments. Plese ensure to bring your private insurance and/or government insurance information (if applicable).

Access Downtown Dental Clinic
Phone: 204-940-3816
640 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0L8

Health Promotion Unit (HPU):
The HPU provides a variety of promotional services throughout the year for the community surrounding Access Downtown, including:

  • training and educational resources and presentations for post/pre-natal programs;
  • oral health education programs for local schools and daycares;
  • oral health presentations to newcomers to Canada.

Would you like the Health Promotion Unit to come and do an oral health presentation to your group? Contact us at

Student Education:
The Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry provides all fourth-year dental students and third-year dental hygiene students an opportunity to practice and experience community dentistry at the Access Downtown Dental Clinic. Students are supervised by dentists and treatment is checked on a step-by-step basis to ensure exceptional quality dental care and patient safety. Appointment times may vary but most appointments completed by students are approximately 1.5 hours.