Dental Detachment Ottawa
NDHQ Dental Clinic Specific Information:
- National Defence Headquarters is a secure building. If you do not possess an access card, Military identification must be presented to the commissioner upon entrance to the building.
- Each UIC has been assigned to one of the two main dental clinics. The dental charts of the personnel of each UIC will be held in their assigned dental clinic. Military personnel are to attend their designated clinics for dental care. Click to see a list of UICs assigned to the NDHQ Dental Clinic or the Montfort Dental Clinic.
- For information regarding Dental Specialist treatment refer to the Montfort Dental Clinic
- Reception Phone # 613-992-7389
- Clinic Coordinator Phone # 613-992-1846
- Detachment Commander Phone # 613-992-1431
National Defence Headquarters
NDHQ Dental Clinic
101 Colonel By Drive
5th Floor, Centre Block South
Hours of Operation:
Regular clinic hours are from 0730 - 1530hrs Monday to Friday.
- Emergency dental care is provided at 0715hrs Monday to Friday. IMPORTANT: Service is provided on a first come, first served basis. To ensure you are seen in a timely manner please report as early as possible since regular appointments begin at 0900hrs.
- Patients requiring urgent care will be given priority.
After Hours Emergency Procedure:
- All CFDS Dental Detachments provide 24 hour/7 days a week service. When in the Ottawa area and outside of regular working hours dental service can be obtained by contacting the commissionaire's desk at 613-945-6600 ext 3103.
- Treatment provided by a civilian practitioner outside the above guidelines is subject to the conditions outlined in CFAO 35-3.
- Dental enrolment exams are mandatory exams provided Monday to Friday during Sick Parade. Scheduled appointments can be given for enrolment exams.
- This requirement is outlined in CFAO 35-2 and is in accordance with QR&O 35.03
- Release exams are mandatory exams provided between Monday to Friday during Sick Parade. Scheduled appointments can be given for release exams.
- Members should have an exam six months before their release date. This is to ensure all required dental treatment can be completed before the member's effective date of release. IMPORTANT:Release does not provide any priority for completion of outstanding treatment. There is no required condition of dental fitness upon release. Unfinished work will not be completed beyond a member's effective date of release.
- An actual forensic release charting will be done within the member's last 30 days of active service.
- Release guidelines are outlined in CFAO 35-2 and are in accordance with QR&O 35.03
- Screening exams for military members are provided when required Monday to Friday during Sick Parade. Scheduled appointments can be given for Screening exams.
- Screening requirements are outlined in CFAO 35-2 and is in accordance with QR&O 35.03
- Screening exams for dependants and other civilians are not provided by the CFDS detachment. Such screenings must be performed in accordance with CFAO 35-5
Annual (Phase-1) Exam Procedure:
- All CF members are reminded that it is ultimately their responsibility to ensure they obtain Phase One exam.
- Commanders and superiors are reminded they have a responsibility to ensure their personnel are deployable and dentally fit.
- All regular force members, reserve class "C", and reserve class "B">180 days are entitled to receive Phase One exam as required in CFAO 35-2 and in accordance with QR&O 35.03
Regular Force Entitlement:
Regular Force members are entitled to dental treatment as described in CFAO 35-4 and in accordance with QR&O 35.04 para 1
Reserve Force Entitlement:
Reserve Force members are entitled to dental treatment as described in CFAO 35-4 and in accordance with QR&O 35.02 para 2-4
Dental Treatment While On Leave In Canada:
Dental treatment while on leave is described in CFAO 35-4 and in accordance with QR&O 35.05 para 1-3
Dental Treatment In Foreign Countries:
Dental treatment in foreign countries is described in CFAO 35-4 and in accordance with QR&O 35.06 para 1-5