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You do NOT necessarily have to seek services only in the County you live in!  You can live in Washtenaw County for instance, and take advantage of programs in Detroit!   Also if you have children, please see the Children's Dental Resource  page as there are other programs just for them.


Federal Funded Programs 
Website:  www.nidcr.nih.gov
Click on "finding dental care". 
OR
Call 888-275-4772  OR  visit  www.FindaHealthCenter.hrsa.gov
Federally-funded health centers provide low-cost dental exams to people based on financial need.  
Age, income and other restrictions may apply. 


Michigan Dental Association
Website:  www.smilemichigan.com/FindaDentist/CommunityDentalPrograms.aspx


Second Chance At Life Inc.                
32591 Judy Drive
Westland  MI  48185                                  (If you are a pre-transplant patient, be sure to check 
Phone:  734-748-9690                                on this website under "Organ donation rsources")
Email:  smorell@secondchanceatlife.org
Website:  www.secondchanceatlife.org 
Now accepting applications for grants of $100 to $1,000.  
ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES -
You must be a Michigan Resident 
You must be an organ transplant recipient 
You must prove evidence of financial need 
You must be 18 years or older  
DENTAL ASSISTANCE:
Please submit a completed application to your social worker for consideration.
Dental assistance for pre-transplant candidates ONLY.    


Southwest Health Center                 
27690 Van Dyke, Suite B
Warren, MI 48093
Phone: 586-465-9152
Website: 
http://www.macombcountymi.gov/publichealth/ClinicServices/fhs_dental_healthprogram.htm
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.    Monday - Friday 
Appointments only, no walk-ins. 
The Macomb County Health Department's dental clinic provides preventive 
and restorative treatment for low-income children (age 3 and older) and adults 
who are residents of Macomb County.  The dental clinic accepts Medicaid under 
the age of  21. The fees charged are reduced in comparison to private practice.   
The dental clinic is staffed by licensed dentists and hygienists.  


St. Vincent dePaul / Van Elslander Family Center     
3000 Gratiot
Detroit MI  8207                                                                   
Phone:  313-393-3009
Website:  www.svdpdet.org
Open the first three Tuesdays of every month.  For adults without insurance 
who come to the center between 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. for an evaluation and 
appointment.  No cleanings can be done at this time. Call the above number 
to leave a message. 


Detroit East Side Community Dental Clinic           JUST ADDED 11/30/2013
The Samaritan Center
5555 Conner Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48213
Phone: 313-579-4100        Dental Appointments call: 877-313-6232
Website:  http://www.samaritan-center.net/physical.html
We accept:
Adults (age 21 and over) on Medicaid
Children on Medicaid and MI Child
Low-income, uninsured individuals whose income is below 200% of the Federal poverty 
level at reduced fees
Services include, but are not limited to:
Oral exam/Cleaning/Fluoride treatment
Fillings and crowns
Tooth removal
Tooth replacement including dentures and partial dentures
Emergency treatment
Root canals
Michigan Community Dental Clinics, Inc. (MCDC), in coperation with the Detroit Department 
of Health & Wellness Promotion, is accepting NEW PATIENTS at the Detroit East Side Dental 
Clinic at the Samaritan Center. 
ALSO 
CONNECTED 
WITH: 
Michigan Community Dental Clinics Inc.   
One Water Street Suite 200 (Administrative office)
Boyne City MI 49710
Phone: 231-547-7638
Website:  www.midental.org
Serves adults & children covered by Medicaid, Healthy Kids Dental and MIChild as well as 
low-income uninsured patients throughout the state of Michigan in 21 clinics! 
AND 
Community Dental Clinic of St. Clair County
3037 Electric
Port Huron MI 48060
Phone: 810-984-5197



SMILES FOR LIFE                 
Website:  www.smilesforlife.org 
The National Smiles for Life campaing is usually held in the month 
of June each year.  As part of the program, patients can have their 
teeth whitened at a reduced price and all the proceeds benefit 
charities that help children.  To find a participating dental office, 
please check the website above!  


CHASS (Community Health & Social Services Center)
Southwest Clinic
5635 W. Fort Street                
Detroit MI  48209-3154
Phone:  313-849-3920
AND
CHASS Midtown Center
7436 Woodward Ave.
Detroit MI  48202
Phone:  313-556-9907
AND
Western International High School Health Center
1500 Scotten
Detroit MI  48209
Phone:  313-849-5504
Website:  www.chasscenter.org
Free and low-cost primary care medical services in both English and Spanish for all ages, 
whether uninsured or those with Medicaid, Medicare or private insurance.  Offers primary 
care and dentistry, mental health services, a domestic violence program and nutrition classes.  


National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped
Phone:  303-534-5360
Website:  www.nfdh.org
For those who are disabled. 


Arab American Chaldean Council            
Administrative Office:
28551 Southfield Road
Lathrup Village MI  48076
Phone:  248-559-1990
Medical Clinic:
16921 W. Warren
Detroit MI  48228
Phone:  313-846-8156
Website:  www.myacc.org


Covenant Community Care        
559 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit MI  48216
Phone:  313-554-1095
AND
1700 Waterman 
Detroit MI  48209
Phone:  313-841-1699
AND
5716 Michigan Ave.
Detroit MI  48210
Medical Phone:  313-554-11095
Dental Phone: 313-554-3880
AND
27776 Woodward Ave.
Royal Oak MI  48076
Phone: 248-556-4900
Website:  www.covenantcommunitycare.org


Western Wayne Family Health Center          
26650 Eureka 
Taylor MI  48180
Phone:  734-941-4991
Website:  www.wwfhcinkster.org
A new health center opened for uninsured and underinsured clients.  Offers primary and dental 
care.  This clinic will serve only those in Taylor, Romulus and Brownstown and Huron townships. 
NOTE:  The dental clinic is not yet opened and dental patients will be sent to their Inkster location
for treatment.
Inkster Location:
2500 Hamlin Ct.
Inkster MI  48141
Phone:  734-561-5100


Give Back A Smile Program (GBAS)
Phone:  800-773-GBAS (4227)
A program of the National Humanitarian Project of the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACO) 
and the AACD Charitable Foundation for domestic or sexual abuse survivors.  Injuries to the 
front teeth and \ or supportive structures of the front teeth can receive complete construction, cosmetic & reconstruction dental care.  Care is provided by volunteer dentists.


Dental Treatment Fund for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
Michigan Dept. of Community Health DFCH-Oral Health
PO Box 30195
Lansing MI  48909 
Phone:  517-335-8388  Oral Health Program Coordinator
Persons with developmental disabilities who do not have other means of receiving dental care.  
Patients must be referred by community mental health agency.


Michigan Dental Program
109 Michigan Ave.
Lansing MI  48913
Phone:  888-826-6565
Website:  www.michigan.gov
Provides reimbursement for dental services through participating providers, for Michigan 
residents that are HIV+.


Dental Treatment Fund for Persons with Developmental Disabilities     JUST ADDED 6/29/2013
P.O. Box 30195
Lansing  MI  48909
Phone:  517-335-8388
Patients must be referred by a Community Mental Health Agency. 


Baker College of Port Huron Dental Hygiene Program
3403 Lapeer Road
Port Huron  MI  48060
Phone:  810-985-3729
Charges a small fee for services such as cleanings, X-rays, fluoride treatments & patient education.


Southwest Health Center                   
Phone:  586-465-9152
Basic preventive and restorative care by licensed Dentists and Hygienists.  Services include cleanings, fillings, X-rays, oral exams, dentures, crowns, fluoride treatments, sealants and oral 
care instructions.  To qualify you need to be a resident of Macomb County, have no insurance 
or have Medicaid, meet income eligibility guidelines and be 3 years of age or older.  Fees are signifanctly reduced from private practice charges. 


Community Dental Center
406 N. Ashley
Ann Arbor MI  48103
Phone: 734-998-9640
Email:  dorisja@umich.edu
Website:  http://communitydental.dent.umich.edu
Provides quality comprehensive dental care to individuals with an emphasis on serving those 
limited by finances.  This includes emergency, preventative, and restorative care.  Accepts ages 
3 to adult, Medicaid, homeless and low-income grants.


Dearborn Health Department
16301 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn MI  48126
Phone: 313-943-2090
Cleaning and basic dental services for Dearborn residents.  Open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays.
Bring photo I.D. and proof of income.  $40 fee.


Dental Health Clinic at Detroit Receiving Hospital
4201 St. Antoine, First  Floor, Room 2G
Detroit MI  48201
Phone:  313-494-6700
Discounted basic and emergency dental services.


Eastside Health Center Dental Services
7900 Kercheval
Detroit MI  48215
Phone:  313-921-5500


Order of Malta Medical and Dental Clinic of St. Leo's Catholic Church
4860 15th Street 
Detroit MI  48208
Phone:  313-897-6565


Tri-County Dental Health / J.V.S.                   
29699 Southfield  #35
Southfield MI  48076              Referrals are given by phone ONLY....no walk-ins!!!
Phone: 248-559-7767
Email:  tcdhc@sbcglobal.net
Website:  www.dentalhealthcouncil.org
Provides information and referral to dentists who accept Medicaid and to dental services for 
low-income persons in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.  Oral surgery and general 
denistry. Reduced fees available. 


U-D Mercy Dental Program
Herman Keifer Clinic
1151 Taylor
Detroit MI  48202
Phone:  313-876-4117
OR
8200 West Outer Drive
Detroit MI  
Phone:  313-494-6700  OR  313-494-6627
OR
4201 St. Antoine
Detroit MI  48201
Phone: 313-993-7986
Website:  www.dental.udmercy.edu/patient 
Working and low-income adults only.  Grants available.  All patients must be in need of major restorative work to receive any services.  Payment is 25-50% less than private charges.  First 
visit is $35 which includes full mouth x-rays.
AND
The dental school also can offer dental implants at a reduced rate through its dental clinics.   
Initial screening is free but x-rays cost $48.  


American Indian Health and Family Services of S.E. Michigan
4880 Lawndale
Detroit MI  48210
Phone:  313-846-3718  OR  313-846-6030
Website:  www.aihfs.org
Provides dental care among other services, on a sliding scale for low-income residents of  
Native-American ancestry.  American Indians enrolled in a federally recognized tribe are 
eligible for services.  Provides preventive and minimally invasive dental services.  Provides 
limited transportation on an "as need" basis.  Clients who are elders, disabled, homebound 
or who have no access to other transportation are our first priority. 
Traditional healing's are also offered.  


Detroit Health Care for the Homeless
Thea Bowman Clinic
20548 Fenkell
Detroit MI  48223
Phone: 313-286-0302
Email:  aroberson@advantagehealthcenters.org
Website:  www.dwcha.org
Accepts Medicaid and MI Child.  Call for current hours.


Dental Lifeline Network of MI                       
1800 15th Street  Suite 100
Denver  CO  80202
Phone:  888-471-1334  OR  303-534-5360    
Website:  www.nfdh.org
Arranges for donated dental care for low-income elderly (62+) and disabled on a one-time 
only basis.  There is a waiting list (about 2-6 months).  Qualified individuals are treated at 
no-cost; however people who can pay for part of their care may be encouraged to do so, 
especially when lab work is involved.  Medicaid recipients must have a written statement 
from their dentist recommending treatment for a non-covered service. 
Also has a program called Dental HouseCalls Program, which will go to the home of a disabled individual to do dental care.   See the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped above


Detroit Community Health
13901 E. Jefferson
Detroit MI  48215
Phone:  313-821-2591 ext. 3120
Website:  www.dchcquality.org
Accepts Medicaid, low-income, under-insured, sliding fee, and the Ryan White Title II program.


Wayne County Community College Dental Hygiene Program
Northwest Campus
8551 Greenfield            (Bus service is available from all areas served by the Detroit Bus Service)
Detroit MI  48228
Phone:  313-943-4040 
Website:  www.wcccd.edu
Low-cost and reduced fees, for low-income.  Serves seniors, children under 18, and the handicapped. Provides exam, cleaning, fluoride treatment, x-rays and sealants and inspection and cleaning of dentures. Restoration services are not provided.   Cost $10-$12 for adults and $8 for children.  Prospective patients are required to complete a medical history form provided by the dental clinic.  
A list of past and/or current medications is also required.  Appointment times vary Monday through Saturday 9.00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. September through July.  


University of Michigan School of Dentistry                     Emergency Dental Clinic
1011 N. University Ave.                                                              888-707-2500 ext. 6
Ann Arbor  MI  48109
Phone:  734-763-6933  OR  888-707-2500
Website:  www.dent.umich.edu 
Serves S.E. Michigan and provides all dental services.  Preventive care, health education, dentures, 24-hour emergency care and more.  Payment 1/3 less than private practice charges and payment plans can be arranged.  Medicaid accepted.  A cleaning is $34.  Each appointment is about 3 hours long.
AND
Also provides programs for lower-cost dental implants.  A dental implant here generally ranges from $600 to $1,500 plus an additional fee for the replacement tooth or teeth.  The evaluation is free but 
x-rays are $75.  


Walter White Community Resource Center          
In Partnership with The Guidance Center
550 Eaton
River Rouge MI 
Phone: 734-785-7705 ext. 7053
Website:  www.guidance-center.org
The Guidance Center is partnering with BrightSmiles to provide free dental care to River Rouge residents.


Hope Wayne Medical / Dental Clinic, Inc.
P.O. Box 980311
Ypsilanti MI  48197                                        
Phone:  734-480-9575
Email:  info@thehopeclinic.org
Website: www.thehopeclinic.org
Provides free dental care to individuals without medical benefits or the ability to pay.  There are eligibility guidelines based on family size and income.  A network of more than 25 dentists accept referrals for specialized services in their offices at no charge for Hope patients.  Because of the overwhelming demand for dental services, Hope is only able to accept NEW patients about three times a year and ONLY via telephone pre-screeing and registration.   Please call the clinic to find 
out when the next new patient sign-up day will be.  A $5 contribution per visit is requested but not required.   Unable to provide emergency services UNLESS you are already a Hope Dental Clinic patient.


St. John Riverview Oral and Maxillofacial Clinic
7815 E. Jefferson  Suite 2B
Detroit MI  48214
Phone:  313-499-4775
Website:  www.stjohn.org
Speciality dental care for people who need help with their teeth or jaws; call for more information. 
Oral surgery and general dentistry.  Reduced fees available.
AND
St. John Community Health Dental Clinic
3000 Gratiot
Detroit MI  48207
Phone: 313-567-7462
By appointment only, ages 18-64 only.  $15 copay for service. 


Downriver Community Services
58144 Gratiot Ave. (at 26 Mile)
New Haven MI 
Phone:  586-749-3333 (dental clinic)
                586-749-5173 (main number)
Has a full range of dental services & offers a sliding pay scale if no insurance.  Will assist with 
dental emergencies for homeless persons who have no insurance and may make co-pays for 
other dental programs.  Homeless includes shelters, transitional housing & those doubling up 
with others. 


Detroit Health Department Adult Oral Health Program
Herman Keifer Building
Phone:  313-876-4164


Henry Ford Oral Surgery   (for Wayne County residents only)
Phone:  313-916-2795


Great Expressions Dental Clinics
Phone: 1-800-SMILE-80
Website:  www.greatexpressions.com
Provides treatment to young people under the age of 19 with Medicaid.  Multiple clinics throughout 
S.E. Michigan and some do not participate such as the Novi clinic.  Call and find out which clinics 
are currently accepting Medicaid. 


Macomb Dental Society
Phone: 586-677-9178
Provides limited referrals to dentists within the Macomb Dental Society who accept Medicaid. 


Macomb County Health Department
Dental Health Program
Southwest Health Center
27690 Van Dyke
Warren MI  48093
Phone:  586-465-9152
Email:  Michael.Parent@macombcountymi.org
Provides a full range of high-quality dental services (excluding orthodontics & extractions) for 
low-income (under 185% of poverty), Medicaid eligible, or Adult Medical Program eligible Macomb residents age 3 to adult who don't have dental insurance.  A very reasonable fee is charged.  Call 
for an appointment.   The Health Dept.'s dental clinic provides preventive and restorative treatment 
for low-income children and adults who are residents of Macomb County.  The dental clinic accepts Medicaid under the age of 21.  
AND
Dental services (excluding orthodontics) for the homeless (aged 3 years through adult) are available
as well.  Patients must meet income guidelines and not have dental insurance or be HealthyKids eligible. A small fee is charged for services. “Homeless” includes shelters, transitional housing and those doubling up with others.  


Downriver Community Services, Inc. Homeless Healthcare Project
28055 Gratiot
Roseville MI  48060
Phone:  810-794-4982  OR  810-734-4081
Offers emergency dental help for the homeless population who are uninsured and/or under-insured 
residing in Macomb County at many different sites.  “Homeless” includes shelters, transitional housing and those doubling up with others.  


Crockett Dental Clinic                  
571 Mack Ave.
Detroit MI  48201
Phone:  313-494-2977
Call for hours and to schedule an appointment.  


Family Medical Center of Michigan
8765 Lewis Avenue
Temperance MI  48182
Phone:  734-847-3802
OR
130 Medical Center Drive
Carleton MI  48117
Phone:  734-654-2169
OR
123 S. Broad Street
Adrian MI  49221
Phone:  517-266-0651
Website: www.familymedical.org
Accepts most insurances as well as Medicaid.  Discounted dental care for those without insurance 
and who qualify financially.  


Monroe County Health Department
3253 South Custer
Monroe MI  48161
Phone:  734-240-7825  OR  888-354-5500 ext. 7825
Email:  mary_grenawitzke@monroemi.org
Website:  http://www.co.monroe.mi.us/Monroe/default.aspx
Provides dental care to individuals up to age 21 who have Medicaid.  Services include 
the filling of cavities, cleaning and fluoride treatment, education and extractions. 


Washtenaw Community College Dental Clinic
Phone: 734-973-3332
Limited treatment by U of M dental students under supervision. 


Malta  Medical Mission at St. Leo's Church
4860 15th Street
Detroit MI  48210
Phone:  313-894-2240
Appointments on a first-come, first-served basis.


Burnstein Community Health Clinic
90 W. University 
Pontiac MI 
Phone: 248-758-1690
Email:  burnsteinchc@sbcglobal.net 


Oakland County Discount Dental Program
Phone: 866-478-7914
Website:  www.oakgov.com/
Reduced fee dental program for Oakland County residents with no age, income or health restrictions. The program is designed for health-conscious consumers looking to maintain their oral health and minimize their dental care expenses.  Participating DenteMax dentists have agreed to accept a discounted fee as payment in full for each service included in the program.  This is a full-service program and covers all aspects of dentistry. 


Oakland County Health Department Dental Program
Phone: 248-858-1306
For low-income people who are not on Medicaid.  General dentistry, exams & x-rays, 
cleaning, fillings, extractions & dentures.


Oakland County Coommunity College Dental Hygiene Clinic
Phone: 248-942-3260
Cleanings and x-rays at low cost.  


Washtenaw County PORT  (Project Outreach)
Website:  www.ewashtenaw.org/government/departments/port


Community Family Health Clinic
1230 N. Male
Ann Arbor MI 48103
Phone: 734-998-6117
The community-based practices provide individualized primary health care.  U-M School 
of Nursing Nurse Managed Centers operates several Community Outreach Clinics in the 
Ann Arbor area and partners with many organizations in the Ann Arbor area to provide 
health services. 


SUPERTEETH
23105 Van Dyke 
Warren MI  
Phone: 586-756-6888
Email:  info@superteeth.net
Website:  www.superteeth.net
On Demand Denistry.....Open 6 days a week with no appointments needed.  $99 per service.  


Engel Institute                
Phone:  248-646-8651
Website:  www.engelinstitute.com
     OR       www.smilecreator.net
Dr. Timothy Kosinski has a dental and implants practice in Bingham Farms, trains other dentists 
to do implants three times a year and during these training sessions, patients who qualify can 
have a single tooth implant completed for $699 and the addition of the crown or replacement tooth 
for $997.  Patients come in for a no-fee evaluation to see whether they are candidates for the Engel Institute procedures, which are done under the supervision of mentor implant dentists.  If they are 
not ideal, Dr. Kosinski will try to add them to other teaching programs with reduced fees.  























Some credit cards like 
www.carecredit.com are designed specifically for health care costs.  Use them to pay for dental
visits as well as other medical care and you'll 
get benefits like zero interest for a period of 
time and low monthly payments. 
This page was last updated: December 1, 2013
In-Home Dental Care
1495 Fort Street
Wyandotte MI  48192
Phone: 734-330-1562
Email:  rdh@inhomedentalcare.org
Website:  www.inhomedentalcare.org
A non-profit corporation providing 
oral screenings and dental hygiene services in the SE Michigan area to those in need (this is not a free service). Reduced fee for service and Medicaid accepted.