SOAHAC Dental Clinic
The SOAHAC Dental Clinic provides FREE dental care to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) adults and children who are covered for services under Non-Insured Health Benefits, Ontario Works, or ODSP. We also provide services to Indigenous (FNMI) children and youth from 0-17 years old who are covered under Non-Insured Health Benefits, Healthy Smiles Ontario, or Children’s Aid Society. If you are eligible through one of these, you do not have to pay up front for services. If you are not sure if you or your family has coverage, please call us for assistance.
The SOAHAC Dental Clinic is currently located in the Middlesex London Health Unit (MLHU) at 50 King Street.
About our services
The Dental Clinic team provides comprehensive oral health care for you and your family. We look at the whole mouth — not just a single tooth. We are also proud to provide digital x-rays to minimize exposure to radiation, and to use a paperless, eco-friendly office system to reduce our impact on the environment. Examples of dental services include:
• Cleaning and polishing teeth
• White fillings
• Tooth extractions
• Root canal therapy
• Single crowns
• Full and partial dentures
Meet the Team
Dr. Suman Lata Dhir, BDS, DDS — Dentist
Dr. Suman Dhir graduated in 1973, obtaining her DDS degree from the faculty of dentistry at the University of Toronto Ontario. After graduation, she and her family moved to London, Ontario. Dr. Suman Dhir feels very privileged to have been able to care for diverse clientele within her community for forty-five years.
Alicia Doxtator, CDA II — Dental Assistant
Alicia is Mi’kmaq, belonging to Eskasoni First Nation in Nova Scotia. She was born and raised in London, Ontario. Alicia is a Certified Level 2 Dental Assistant and completed the Dental Assistant program at Medix College.
Sarah Lessard, CDA II — Dental Assistant
Sarah is Métis and was born in Ottawa and moved to London in the mid 1980’s. She received her IODA diploma in 2003. She has worked in dental offices the past 15 years providing care for all ages.