CHILD & ADOLESCENT DENTAL & ORTHODONTICS RESOURCES
                                      (Free and Low-Cost)




       This page is ONLY for Children's services but many other organizations 
                                 offer both Adult and Children's care 
         Be sure to check on this website under ADULT DENTAL RESOURCES


            To see individual clinics, scroll down below the Special Programs.



SPECIAL PROGRAMS! 

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. 


Smiles Change Lives                   
2405 Grand Blvd.  Suite 300
Kansas City,  MO  64108
Email:  info@smileschangelives.org
Website:  www.smileschangelives.org
Smiles Change Lives promotes and provides access to life-changing, essential orthodontic treatment for children from low-income families NATIONWIDE.  Based in Kansas City, the program has treated more than 1,500 children since 1997. With its origin as the Virginia 
Brown Community Orthodontic Partnership, Smiles Change Lives has emerged as the 
nation’s leader in providing access to orthodontic care for qualified youth.  (There are 
quite a few orthodontists in Michigan that accept this program.  See the website for a 
listing of them).  


Smile Michigan.....The Mobile Dentists                 
33533 Twelve Mile Road   Suite 150
Farmington Hills, MI  48331
Phone: 888-833-8441
Website:  www.mobiledentists.com
Your child can now receive dental care at school at NO cost to you.  Medicaid and CHIP 
cover 100% of the treatment and there is a subsidized service for those unable to pay 
the full fee.  Grants are available to cover dental cleaning, screening and & fluoride 
although grants are unavailable for restorative care.  Please phone for a grant application! 


Children's Dental Health Heartfelt Project to Celebrate Children's Dental Health Month
Macomb District Dental Hygienists Society
Phone: 586-677-9178
Email: macdent@macombdental.org  
Website:  www.macombdental.org 
At specific dental offices throughout Macomb county, oral screenings, dental cleanings 
& fluoride treatments will be provided FREE to Macomb County children between the 
ages of 3 and 13, who do not have dental insurance or government assistance of any 
kind.  A Goodie Bag of dental supplies and prizes for each child.   
Call or email for an application!


UNITED HEATH CARE CHILDREN'S FOUNDATION 
MD017-W400
P.O. Box 41
Minneapolis, MN  55440-0041
Phone:  855-698-4223
Email:  customerservice@uhccf.org 
Website:  www.uhccf.org
Children with special needs who are Underinsured may be eligible for medical/dental assistance grants of as much as $5,000 through the Minneapolis-based United Health 
Care Children's Foundation. Braces and dental care are included in this program.  
Children must be 16 or younger. Families must meet economic guidelines, live in the 
United States and be covered by Medicaid or a private health insurance plan.  


Tri-County Dental Health Council / J.V.S.               
29699 Southfield Road
Southfield, MI  48076                Referrals are by phone ONLY....no walk-ins!!
Phone: 248-233-4410
Website:  www.dentalhealthcouncil.org 
Dental care is provided by volunteer dentists in their own offices.  Low-income, Medicaid, 
special needs.  Referrals, emergency treatment,  low-cost, donated care.  
Serves Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties. 


Great Expressions Dental Clinic
Phone:  1-800-SMILE-80   / 888-764-5380
Website:  www.greatexpressions.com
Provides dental care to young people under the age of 19 who have Medicaid.  
Multiple clinics throughout S.E. Michigan----not all of their clinics accept Medicaid 
such as the Novi clinic. 
Call and ask which clinics currently accept Medicaid. 


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


​​Our Children's Fund
C/O West Bloomfield School District
5810 Commerce Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48324
Phone:  248-865-6420
Funding requests have included necessities such as medical & dental expenses, 
eyeglasses, school supplies & clothing, summer school classes & academic enrichment, 
gas, food, utility bills as well as assistance at the holidays in December. For over a decade, 
OCF has been a safety net for our children putting hope back into their lives as well as that 
of their families. Only for the school children of this district!! 



DENTAL COLLEGE CLINICS / PROGRAMS 

Wayne County Community College Dental Hygiene Program
Northwest Campus
8551 Greenfield Road
Detroit,  MI 48228
Phone: 313-943-4010  OR  313-943-4040
Website:  www.wcccd.edu
Members of the public may schedule free teeth-cleaning appointments in February 
for children ages 3 to 18 by calling the above number.  Those appointments are limited 
and are allotted on a first-come, first served basis.Current or former foster youths under 
age 24 are also eligible for free appointment.  Low-cost cleanings for children and adults 
by dental hygiene students.


Baker College of Clinton Township Dental Hygiene Program
Phone:  586-7900-5238
Website:  www.baker.edu
Student hygienists offer high quality dental cleanings, exams and X-rays under the
direction of licensed dentists and hygienists.  All of our services are offered at a 
reduced cost.


Macomb Community College Mission of Mercy Program 
MDA Foundation
Administrative Office: 
3657 Okemos Road   Suite #200
Okemos, MI  48864
Phone:  517-372-9070  /  800-589-2632
Website:  www.smilemichigan.com/foundation
A 100-chair dental clinic with portable dental stations set-up in a large public area
where dental screenings and services are provided at no charge.  Care is provided
to adults and children.  See the website for upcoming events.


Detroit Mercy Dental TITANS FOR TEETH Program 
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Detroit, MI   48208-2576
Phone:  313-494-6655
Website:  http://dental.udmercy.edu/outreach/stvincentdepaul/index.htm
The Titans for Teeth School Based Mobile Dental Clinic is a 38-foot mobile dental coach, 
which is an eight chair clinic; four chairs are inside of the van and four chairs are portable 
units that are set-up on-site, on-location.  Throughout the academic year, the clinic travels 
to local participating schools in Detroit and Wayne County to provide comprehensive care 
for K-12 children.  Treatment is performed by dental students under supervision of a licensed 
dentist and/or dental hygienist faculty.
If you are a school or a facility interested in the Titans for Teeth Mobile Clinic services, 
please contact Laura Wright at wrightla@udmercy.edu OR 313-494-6645.


University of Michigan Dental School Community Dental Clinic 
406 N. Ashley
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
Phone: 734-988-9640
Email: CDCcontact@umich.edu
Website:  www.dent.umich.edu
Quality, affordable dental care for Washtenaw county residents.  Services are 20 to 50%
less than private clinic care.  


Mott Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic 
1401 E. Court Street 
Flint, MI  48503 
Phone:  810-762-0493
Website:  http://www.mcc.edu 
Open September through June for preventive dental services at a reduced fee. Patients 
under age 18 must be accompanied by adult guardian/ parent. All patients must complete 
health history, which is reviewed by faculty to determine patient acceptance for clinical 
procedures. Complete prophylaxis, fluoride treatment, nutritional assessment, oral screening, 
periodontal evaluation. Sealants and X-rays available for slightly higher fee. Reduced fees.



HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS

Macomb County Health Department
Southwest Health Center
27690 Van Dyke Avenue    Suite B
Warren, MI  48093 
Phone:  586-465-9152
Email:  marykay.ehresman@macombgov.org
Website:  www.health.macombgov.org
Provides preventative & restorative treatment for low-income residents of Macomb County,
ages 3 years and older.  The fees are reduced in comparison to private practice.  Accepts
Medicaid and Healthy Michigan Plan. 


Monroe Health Department
My Community Dental Centers
2353 S. Custer Road
Monroe, MI  48161 
Phone:  734-241-4855
Website:  www.midental.org
See complete listing below under INDIVIDUAL PROGRAMS.


Oakland County Discount Dental Program
Phone: 866-498-7914
Website:  https://oakgov.com
This program will save 20 to 50% off dental services.


Oakland County Health Dept. Dental Program
1200 N. Telegraph Road   Building #34E
Pontiac, MI  48341
Phone:  248-858-1306
Website:  www.oakgov.com
General dentistry, exams & x-rays, cleaning, fillings, extractions & dentures.



Washtenaw County PORT  (Project Outreach)
Website:  www.ewashtenaw.org



INDIVIDUAL CLINICS / PROGRAMS

My Community Centers 
Administrative Office:
One Water Street  Ste. # 200
Boyne City, MI  49712
Phone:  877-313-6232
Email:  info@mydental.org
Website: www.mydental.org 
AND
LOCATIONS:
5555 Conner Avenue
Detroit, Michigan  48213
Phone: 313-571-2648         New patients call:  877-313-6232
&
2353 S. Custer Road Ste. #1
Monroe, MI  48161
Phone:  734-241-4855        New patients call:  877-313-6232
&
3037 Electric Avenue 
Port Huron, MI  48060
Phone: 810-984-5197         New patients call:  877-313-6232
&
111 N. Huron Street
Ypsilanti, MI  48197
Phone:  734-480-4250        New patients call:  877-313-6232
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


Western Wayne Family Health Centers 
2700 Hamlin Boulevard
Inkster,  MI  48141
Phone: 313-561-5100
&
25650 W. Outer Dr.
Lincoln Park, MI  48146
Phone:  313-383-1897
     
26650 Eureka Road  Ste.#C
Taylor, MI  48180
Phone:  734-941-4991
Website:   http://www.wwfhc.org
We offer dental services to children and adults, and accept all Medicaid 
and Healthy Michigan dental plans, as well as most other dental insurance 
plans. For people without dental insurance, we have a sliding fee scale for 
services that is based on your income. 


Covenant Community Care
Administrative Office:         
559 West Grand Blvd.
Detroit, MI  48216
Phone  313-554-0485  /  313-228-0283
&
5716 Michigan Ave.
Detroit, MI  48210
Phone:  313-554-3880  /  313-899-350
&
20901 Moross
Detroit, MI  48236
Phone:  313-626-2620
&
18917 Joy Road 
Detroit, MI  48228
Phone:  313-446-8800  /  313-446-8810
&
27776 Woodward Ave.
Royal Oak, MI  48076
Phone: 248-556-4900  / 248-556-4950
Website:  www.covenantcommunitycare.org
Covenant Community Care seeks out, heals, and strengthens over 18,000 people 
every year through medical, dental and behavioral healthcare.


Detroit Community Health Connection
13901 E. Jefferson
Detroit, MI  48215
Phone:  313-821-2591 ext. 3115
AND
Detroit Community Health Connection-EASTSIDE
7900 Kercheval
Detroit, MI  48215
Phone: 313-921-5500 
Website:  www.dchcquality.org
Medicaid and low-income, under-insured, Ryan White Title II, sliding fees.  Walk-in emergency service.  Linked to dental schools.  Has a variety of locations!


ACCESS
Community Health and Research Center
6450  Maple Road
Dearborn, MI  48126
Phone:  313-820-1141
Website:  www.accesscommunity.org
The nations largest Arab-American community nonprofit has a 4-chair portable dental
chair clinic every Friday.


Children's Hospital APDS Dental Department
3901 Beaubian
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone:  313-745-KIDS  /  888-362-2500
Website:  http://www.childrensdmc.org/pediatric-dentistry-and-orthodontics
The Dental Department at Children's Hospital of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center 
includes specialists on staff in pediatric dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and endodontics. For decades the department has been focused on providing services to medically and psychologically handicapped children, including those with oral 
clefts and facial anomalies, medical disorders and mental impairments. Routine clinical care 
is offered, as is care under sedation and general anesthesia.


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 beginning this fall.  


Advantage Health Centers
Detroit Healthcare for the Homeless
Corporate Office
15400 W. McNichols
Detroit, MI  48235
&
The Children’s Dental Center at Waller Health Center (60 E Warren)
is now serving all ages.
Pediatric dental services will be provided by 
Deliver Dental Solutions
79 West Alexandrine, 3rd floor
Detroit, MI  48201
Phone 313-833-2895
Website: http://ahcdetroit.org


CHASS  (Community Health and Social Services Center)      
Southwest Center
5635 West Fort Street
Detroit, MI  48209
Phone: 313-849-3920
AND
MidTown Center
7436 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI  48202
Phone: 313-556-9907
Website:  www.chasscenter.org
Primary health care for all ages and dental care for CHASS patients.  
Services in both English and Spanish. 


American Indian Health & Family Services
4880 Lawndale
Detroit, MI  48210
Phone: 313-846-3718  Billing Department
Website:  www.aihfs.org
American Indians enrolled in a federally and state recognized tribes are eligible for services. However, we do not turn ANYONE away.  Indian Health Service does not pay Urban Indian 
Health Organizations the full cost of services, only a portion. They require us to bill for some portion of services provided. We charge co-pay fees according to what your insurance requires or if you are uninsured we charge you an office visit fee on a sliding fee scale basis. We also have: discounted fee application, payment agreements, and Hardship Policy.  




Detroit Receiving Hospital Dental Health Clinic
4201 St. Antoine, 1st floor, Room 2 G
Detroit, MI  48201
&
Corktown Campus
School of Dentistry
2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Detroit, MI  48208-2576
Phone:  313-494-6611
Website:  http://dental.udmercy.edu/patient
Most of our patients are part of the student clinical program where student doctors provide treatment under the supervision of licensed faculty dentists. While our clinicians provide top-quality oral health services, we ask you to please note we are located within an educational setting. For this reason patient visits may be longer than a visit to a private dental office. Although you may be required to spend more time at our clinic, services are provided at 
a reduced rate, allowing for treatment to be more affordable for the patient.


Family Medical Center
8765 Lewis Ave.
Temperance, MI  48182
Phone:  734-850-6920
AND
Family Medical Center
130 Medical Center Drive
Carleton, MI  48177
Phone: 734-654-2169
AND
Family Dental Clinic
1200 N. Main
Adrian, MI  49221
Phone:  517-263-1800 #3
Website:  http://familymedicalmi.org/4.html
Our dental department accepts most commercial insurances and Medicaid. 
However, discounted services are available for patients without insurance 
that qualify financially.


Washtenaw Children's Dental Clinic
920 Miller Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
Phone:  734-663-7073
Website:   www.ewashtenaw.org 
General dental care for low-income children living in Washtenaw County.  Offers very 
low-cost dental care services  and is staffed entirely by dentist who volunteer their time 
and is open only during the school year.  For more information call the child's school nurse 
or call the clinic directly and leave a message.  Eligibility: no dental insurance, no Medicaid. 
Must be participating in federal lunch program.


HOPE
Administrative Office:  
9 S. Adams 
Ypsilanti, MI  48197 
Phone: 734-480-9575
Dental Clinic:
518 Harriet 
Ypsilanti, MI  48197
Phone:  734-480-9575
Email:  info@thehopeclinic.org
Website:  http://www.thehopeclinic.org/dental-clinic
Hope Dental Clinic provides general preventive and restorative care with compassion 
and dignity to those without dental insurance or the ability to pay for dental care. Our 
staff dentists, assistants, and hygienists, as well as our growing base of volunteer 
dentists, are here to serve the needs of our patients and provide quality care. Our goal 
is to not only restore smiles, but to also restore dignity, self-respect, and self-confidence.











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This page was last updated: January 22, 2017