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.
dental care or referrals!
programs just for them.
Cosmetic Denistry Grants / Oral Aesthetic Advocacy Group Inc, (OAAG)
New Jersey Mailing Office:
One Gateway Center Suite 2600
Newark, NJ 07102
Qualifying As a Candidate:
To determine your eligibility, you will be provided with a free oral health assessment by a Certified Dental Practitioner in your area. A potential grant recipient’s residential address must be within a 60-mile radius
from a participating CDG dentist. Following completion of your oral health assessment and completion of
all basic dentistry, and presuming you are a good candidate for cosmetic and implant dentistry, the dental
practitioner will recommend you for inclusion in the CDG Program and develop a Cosmetic treatment plan
that will help achieve your desired results.
Friends of Man
P.O. Box 937
Littleton, CO 80160-0937
At Friends of Man we are a 501(c)(3), non-profit, tax-exempt charity using 100% of donations for
charitable assistance. We work through Referring Professionals (caseworkers, case managers,
health care workers, social workers, counselors, teachers, clergy) who apply on behalf of their
patients and clients needing mobility equipment, prosthetics, glasses, dentures, hearing aids,
and much more!
Give Back A Smile Program
402 W. Wilson
Madison, WI 53703
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation (AACDCF) assists in rebuilding
the smiles and lives of adults who’ve suffered dental injuries from domestic and sexual violence,
through compassionate cosmetic dental services and support programs.
Known as free and reduced fee dental programs, community dental clinics treat low-income indivi-
duals and families without dental insurance. They serve patients in need, including those on tradit-
ional Medicaid. Throughout the state, these programs take the form of community care organizations,
dental schools, and dental hygiene clinics. At these centers, dentists, dental hygienists, and other
trained staff provide necessary dental care for patients who cannot otherwise afford it.
Michigan Donated Dental Services (DDS)
3657 Okemos Suite 200
Okemos, MI 48864-3927
All applications must be submitted through a DDS Coordinator!
Karn Cornell, DDS Coordinator
- Volunteers provide comprehensive treatment to eligible patients
- Volunteers do not provide emergency services
Applicants must lack adequate income to pay for dental care and:
- Have a permanent disability, or
- Are elderly: age 65 or older, or
- Qualify as medically fragile
All counties are OPEN for applications!
Will You See One Vet (WYSOV)
If you are a veteran who meets the Donated Dental Services (DDS) qualifications, you can EITHER apply
to DDS OR to Will you See One Vet. Even if your County is closed, you may still apply.
Cayla Lloyd, WYSOV Coordinator
Tri-County Dental Health Council
Southfield, MI 48076-2063
We identify oral health options and maintain up-to-date information on dentists who accept Medicaid
and/or provide care to low-income patients. We also help people with special needs find appropriate
dental services. An online directory of dentists in the Detroit metropolitan area who accept Medicaid
can be found on our website.
Emergency Dental Assistance:
We verify an individual’s eligibility and arrange for emergency services through a network of volunteer
dentists who provide treatment for pain relief.
Michigan Dental Program (a program for HIV+ persons only)
Bureau of Family Health Services / Oral Health Program / Division of Child and Adolescent Health
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
109 Michigan Ave. 5th Floor
Lansing, MI 48913
Phone: 844-648-3384 844-648-3384 Toll-Free
The Michigan Dental Program (MDP) covers dental care for persons living with HIV/AIDS who qualify
for the program.
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: 517-241-5920
What is the Developmentally Disabled Treatment Fund (DDTF)?
There is a limited amount of money set aside by the MI Legislature to help fill gaps
in dental coverage for developmentally disabled individuals.
How does this program work?
1. This is a fund of last resort. Clients that have dental insurance or other means to
pay for dental services are NOT eligible for this fund. Clients that have Medicaid
can utilize this fund only if access to a Medicaid dentist is not available. This
limited amount of funding is reserved for those with no other funding source
available (including family).
2. All treatment must be approved for payment before the work is done. The DDTF
cannot pay for dental services already performed.
3. The maximum allowable benefit per client per year is $1,800. Exceptions may be
made on a case by case basis.
Community Health And Social Services Center (CHASS)
5635 W. Fort
Detroit, MI 48209
Our experienced Dental Team provides a full range of routine oral health services to children and adults.
- Consultation on Crowns and Dentures
Eligibility: Must have Medicaid, Medicare, or qualify for the sliding scale fee.
Languages: English, Spanish
Cost: Sliding Scale
Coverage Area: This program covers residents of the following counties: Lapeer County, Livingston
County, Macomb County, Oakland County, Saint Clair County, and Wayne County. We accept Medicare
and Medicaid. For those without coverage, most services are provided on a sliding fee scale. A minimum
payment is required at the time of service.
PLYMOUTH DENTAL FUND
The Salvation Army
9451 S. Main
Plymouth, MI 48170
Plymouth Dental Fund:
The Plymouth Dental Fund is a partnership between Plymouth Community United Way and the Salvation
Army Plymouth Corps to provide emergency dental treatment to underprivileged people in our community
of all ages and genders.
Contact the Salvation Army to be directed to a participating dentist in Plymouth or Canton for evaluation
1. The screening process is performed by the Salvation Army Plymouth Corps. If the patient meets the
eligibility criteria for treatment, it will be at the discretion of the dentist to accept or decline the case.
2. A dentist will perform the needed treatment based on an EMERGENCY NEED ONLY, not esthetic or
Society of St. Vincent dePaul
The mission of St. Vincent de Paul Dental Clinic is to provide underserved residents of the community
access to quality dental care. This wonderful team of oral surgeons, dentists, dental hygienists, dental
assistants and dental students are dedicated to serve the vulnerable of the community.
Some of our services include:
This program covers residents of the following counties: Lapeer County, Macomb County,
Monroe County, Oakland County, Saint Clair County and Wayne County.
Second Chance At Life Inc.
32591 Judy Dr.
Westland, MI 48185
Second Chance at Life is proud to provide financial assistance to individuals pre- or post-transplant
through one of our three assistance programs. We also provide funding to the emergency funds at
Transplant Centers throughout Michigan.
Second Chance at Life’s Dental Assistance Program grants money to pre-transplant patients. All patients
wanting to get on the transplant list must obtain dental clearance. If a patient has untreated dental issues,
their risk of infection is high and makes them a poor candidate for transplantation. After a transplant, pa-
tients must maintain good dental health in order to minimize the chance of infection and rejection of the
Trinity Community Care
47511 Van Dyke Ave.
Shelby Twp., MI 48317
Provides free medical and dental care to those who cannot afford it, delivered with unconditional Christian love. Services they provide: primary care, dental services, pharmacy & mental health counseling. Must be
19 or older and have household income at or below 250% of the Federal poverty level and be uninsured or underinsured.
MICHIGAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION / Donated Dental Services
3657 Okemos Suite 200
Okemos, MI 48864
A program of the Michigan Dental Association, the Michigan Donated Dental Services (DDS) program
has provided more than $23.3 million in free comprehensive dental treatment since 1995. Since that
time, volunteer dentists have dedicated their talents to providing care to more than 6,500 of Michigan’s
most vulnerable citizens since 1995. Donations from volunteer dental laboratories also helps the pro-
gram provide once-in-a-lifetime desperately needed care to elderly, permanently disabled or medically
fragile patients who are low income and have no other means of getting the dental treatment they need.
Services provided include extractions, oral surgery, and dentures.
- Have a permanent disability, or
- Are elderly: age 65 or older, or
- Have a chronic health condition
- Have income below 200% of the federal poverty level
- Need extensive dental care (we are unable to provide emergency services)
HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS
Children and 39 S Dental Center - 3rd Floor
Operated by Detroit Health Care For The Homeless
Detroit, MI 48201-2015
Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that delivers affordable, accessible, quality, and value-based
primary health care to everyone in our community regardless of their ability to pay. Our work helps to
deliver care to the nation’s most vulnerable individuals and families, including people experiencing
homelessness, agricultural workers, residents of public housing, and the nation’s veterans.
Services provided include:
- High quality, culturally competent, comprehensive primary care
- Supportive services such as health education, translation, and transportation
- Connections to pharmacy, mental health, substance use disorder, and oral health services
FQHCs accept Medicaid, Medicare, and provide a sliding-scale fee structure for those who do not have
insurance or are underinsured.
Macomb County Health Department
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
Monroe County Health Department Dental Health Program
My Community Dental Centers
2353 S. Custer
Monroe, MI 48161
Monroe Office: 734-241-4855 New Patient Registration: 877-313-6232
Oakland County Health Dept. Dental Program
North Oakland Health Center
12 N. Telegraph
Pontiac MI 48341
The Dental Program provides dental services for low income County residents who have no dental
Washtenaw County Dental Clinic
Haab Health Building
111 N. Huron
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: 734-480-4250 New patients 877-313-6232
The Washtenaw County Dental Clinic provides quality, compassionate care for adults & children
covered by most Medicaid plans, Healthy Kids Dental, MIChild, and most private insurances, as
well as low-income uninsured patients. MCDC also has reduced fees for uninsured veterans with
proof of service.
DENTAL COLLEGE CLINICS / PROGRAMS
Baker College of Clinton Township Dental Hygiene Program
34401 S. Gratiot Ave.
Clinton Township, MI
The care is provided by students in the associate degree dental hygiene program under the super-
vision of licensed dentists and hygienists. The center is open to all community members - children,
adults, veterans and seniors to name a few. Documentation of financial need is not required and fees
Wayne County Community College Dental Hygiene Program
Detroit, MI 48228
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.
Mott Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic
1401 E. Court
Flint, MI 48503
Low-cost, quality dental hygiene services are available to the public at Mott’s Dental Hygiene Clinic
located on the 2nd floor of the Mott Memorial Building. Dental hygiene students provide these services
under close faculty supervision by licensed Dentists and Dental Hygienists.
Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic
1200 N. Telegraph
Pontiac, MI 48341
The faculty, students and staff of the OCC Dental Hygiene Clinic are dedicated to making your visit
beneficial, convenient and affordable. Our mission is to provide you with high-quality treatment by
our students under professional supervision.
DENTAL HYGIENE CARE INCLUDES:
- Review of medical and dental history
- Preventive oral hygiene instruction
- Oral prophylaxis (cleaning)
- Periodontal debridement (deep scaling)
University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Detroit, MI 48208
We provide patient-centered care and comprehensive dental services in a state-of-the-art facility.
Most patients are part of the student clinical program where student doctors provide treatment
under the supervision of licensed faculty dentists. Student dentists provide top-quality services,
but please note we are located within an educational setting and appointments may take longer
than a visit to a private dental office. Because of this, services are provided at a reduced rate
making costs more affordable for the patient.
University of Michigan Dental School Community Dental Clinic
406 N. Ashley
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Quality, affordable dental care for Washtenaw County residents. Services are 20 to 50% less than
private clinic care.
To find other Dental Clinics that are Free or Low-Cost by COUNTY, please go to the Adult Medical Resources page on this website as you will find many of these clinics offer dental care as well!
Many will take Medicaidl!