This page is ONLY for Children's services but many other organizations offer both Adult
Smiles Change Lives
2405 Grand Blvd. Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64108
Phone: 816-421-4949 888-900-3554 Toll-Free
Together with over 750 partnering orthodontists, we’ve been able to give nearly 12,000 young
people the confidence to smile. We hope that we can do the same for you and your family. Our program is a true partnership in which the family, the orthodontist and Smiles Change Lives all
work together to help children receive the smiles they deserve!
Dental Care for Children with Special Needs Program
Humanitarian Foundation Grottoes of North America
Gahanna, OH 43230
The Dental Care for Children with Special Needs Program is designed for children under
18 with one or more of the following conditions:
1. Cerebral Palsy
2. Muscular Dystrophy and related neuromuscular disorders
3. Intellectual Disabilities, including Downs Syndrome for profound to 2 years overall
4. Documentation from the child’s school licensed psychologist, or physician, may
5. Dental Care for Organ Transplant recipients pre & post
Medicaid patients are not covered by the program. The Dental Care for Children with Special
Needs Program is the secondary carrier when insurance is involved and acts as the primary
carrier if no insurance is available, and covers the maximum allowable fees as determined by
the Humanitarian Foundation.
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Kids Dental Program
Across the state of Michigan, Healthy Kids Dental is available to children who have Medicaid
and are under the age of 21. And finding dental care is easy with HKD, because eight out of
10 dentists across the state accept it. Dental coverage at no cost to you.
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.
Smile Michigan.....The Mobile Dentists
33533 Twelve Mile Suite 150
Farmington Hills, MI 48331
Over the years, through our partnerships with schools, millions of children have received
dental care who otherwise would never have received it. With great pride and humility we
are honored to make a difference in the lives of many children. Oral health is truly the gate-
way to overall health.
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 un-
derprivileged 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 and treatment.
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 non-emergency care.
Our Children's Fund
West Bloomfield School District
c/o WBSD Special Services
W, Bloomfield, MI 48324
Funding requests have included necessities such as medical & dental expenses,
eyeglasses, school supplies & clothing, summer school classes & academic en-
richment, 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
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 fund-
ing 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, patients must maintain good
dental health in order to minimize the chance of infection and rejection of the trans-
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 supervision of licensed dentists and hygienists. The center is open to all community
members - children, adults, veterans and seniors to name a few. Documentation of finan-
cial need is not required and fees are nominal.
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. Stu-
dent 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.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT PROGRAMS
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 insurance.
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.
To find other Dental Clinics that are Free or Low-Cost by COUNTY, please go
these clinics offer dental care as well! Many will take Medicaidl!