The Wabano Dental Clinic

A happy mouth leads to a healthy body.

The Wabano Dental Clinic provides FREE dental care to eligible patients.

Who is eligible?

  • First Nation, Inuit and Métis children and youth from 0-17 years old who are covered under the Non-Insured Health Benefits, Healthy Smiles Ontario or Children’s Aid Society.
  • First Nation, Inuit and Métis adults who are covered for services under the Non-Insured Health Benefits, Ontario Works, or ODSP.

If eligible, you may be covered for preventive and treatment dental care. If you have questions or would like to make an appointment, please call 613-580-9630 or come to reception on the Earth Floor.

Hours of operation:
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
Closed for lunch 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

Meet the team



Dr. Al-Obaidy, Dentist


Hello, my name is Dr. Al-Obaidy and I am the new dentist at Wabano’s dental clinic. I have had the opportunity to offer dental treatment to people in many parts of the world. I enjoy knowing that my work brings happy smiles to those I treat.

I work with patients to provide treatment in a safe and caring way in our wonderful Wabano dental clinic space. I like to ask my patients how I can help them. I also like to ask about their past dental experience.

Please say hello to me next time you see me. I hope to see you soon at the clinic – call 613-580-9630 for an appointment or speak to Zena, the dental receptionist.

Dr. Taif Al-Obaidy, Dentist

Miigwitch, Nia:wen, Qujannamiik, Marsee, Merci, Thank you



Jaime Dumont, Dental Hygienist

Kwey/Hello, my name is Jaime Dumont and I am a member of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation.

I am so happy to join the dental clinic at Wabano and to work in the clinic to help Indigenous patients. I have worked in private dental offices and also provided preventive care and dental health teaching in Sioux Lookout d ishnawbe Aski Nation.

Please come and ask me how I can help you with your oral health, say hello or to get a free toothbrush the next time you are on the Earth Floor.





Keisha, Dental Assistant

Hello/Bonjour, my name is Keisha and I am the dental assistant at Wabano’s dental clinic.I am so happy to be working at Wabano and learning about Indigenous cultures. This helps me to ensure that you are relaxed and feeling safe during your dental visit. I enjoy seeing the positive impact my work has on others, especially children.

Please say hello to me the next time you see me. I am happy to answer any questions that you have about oral health and can help you access dental services.





Mireille Ladouceur, Dental Hygienist

Hello/Bonjour, my name is Mireille and I am a registered dental hygienist. I enjoy meeting new people and chatting about oral health. You might see me at the dental clinic, playgroups, homework clubs and Pow Wow


I come from a large extended family and we like to spend time together. Some of my relatives are from the Mohawk Nation of the Bay of Quinte.

Please come to say hello the next time you see me. I will be happy to answer any questions that you may have about oral health or how to access dental services.




Zena Tomlin Cortez, Dental Receptionist

Hello/Kwe/Hola, my name is Zena and I am the receptionist at Wabano’s dental clinic. I am truly blessed to be able to work surrounded by my culture. Even though I have lived in many great places in the world, including South America and the USA, nothing holds as dear to my heart as my traditional territory of Conne River Miawpukek First Nations in Newfoundland.

I enjoy helping others and making new connections. You can find me wearing the brown vest at the dental reception desk on the Earth floor. Please come and say hello or call me at 613-580-9630. I will be happy to verify if you are eligible for free dental care and schedule you an appointment.