News Local Health Unit Offers Free Dental Work For Children SHARE ON: Kaitlin Livingston, contributor, Tuesday, Apr. 26th, 2016 Haliburton-Kawartha-Pine Ridge District Health Unit offers free oral health care for children and youth in the area. Health Promoter Anna Rusak says people 17 and younger can get a free fluoride varnish application from the health unit. Rusak says the application is a protective coating that helps prevent cavities. She says other dental services are available at the health unit. For more information contact HKPR.