May 30 , 2009
A full page of links for dental assistance in Michigan . Many are for the Detroit metro area , but there are also a few state-wide resources .
This page has a listing of free clinics that include dental help . For the most part , they are not government based (this is usually a good thing ! )
Here is a page full of dental resources and help in Michigan :
The University of Michigan provides free dental assistance in selected clinics around Michigan . They also have a free program in the summer for migrant workers. Contact the source below to find out what is currently offered .
COMMUNITY OUTREACH OFFICE
The University of Michigan
School of Dentistry
Community Outreach Program Office
1011 North University
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1078
For Appointments and Information: (734) 763-6933
© Copyright 2007 University of Michigan
Last updated: Tuesday, February 20, 2007
For dental clinics in Northern Lower Michigan , go to this site and click on a star in your area. This will lead you to a page that lists the address , and phone number of the clinic.
Ingham County Health Department
5303 S Cedar St, Lansing, MI 48911
The Dental Clinic provides preventive and restorative treatment for uninsured Ingham county residents. The Dental Clinic staff of licensed dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants provides routine care such as cleanings, fillings, and extractions. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 12 noon, and 1 pm - 5 pm.
Donated Dental Services (DDS)
P.O. Box 115, Jackson, MI 49204
Donated Dental Services is a program of the Michigan Dental Association and the National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped, serving the State of Michigan. DDS provides dental care to people with permanent disabilities, advanced age, or who have chronic illnesses and are unable to work. Dentists throughout Michigan have volunteered to donate comprehensive dental care. Qualified individuals are generally treated at no cost; however, people who are able to pay for part of their care may be asked to do so. Phone for an application.
Healthy Smiles Dental Clinic
Ingham County Health Department
2815 S Pennsylvania Ste 203, Lansing, MI 48910
Healthy Smiles Dental Center provides routine dental work to children under the age of 21 with Medicaid, MIChild, or Healthy Kids. Services include exams, evaluations, consulations, cleanings, x-rays, fillings, flouride, extractions, root canals, education, emergencies, and referrals. Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 12 noon, and 1 pm - 5 pm.
Oakland County Dental Services Provides dental services for low income Oakland County residents who have no dental insurance.
Tri-County (Oakland, Wayne and Macomb ) Dental Health Provides dental referrals for low-income people, Medicaid families, special needs patients and dental emergencies. 248-559-7767
Oakland Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic (No Website) Provides cleanings and x-rays at a low cost. Located on Oakland Community College Highland Lakes Campus. 248-942-3260
Donated Dental Services Provides free dental care to approved applicants who are disabled, elderly or medically compromised and who have no way to pay for treatment. Visits are at the offices of volunteer dentists who donate the treatment. Metro Detroit: 248-489-2204, outside Metro Detroit: 248-489-2206 or Toll Free 800-255-7543.
University of Detroit School of Dentistry Offers dental treatment to individuals accepted into the Student Clinical Program for around half the cost of private dentists. Program accepts most insurance plans including Medicaid. Dental services are also provided for medically compromised patients at the University Health Center in Detroit Receiving Hospital. 313- 494-6700
Community Dental Center is a non-profit dental center providing quality, comprehensive dental care to all Washtenaw County residents with an emphasis on treating persons limited by finances, physical conditions or other factors. Our experienced, caring staff provides the highest level of dental care so that our patients can achieve a state of enduring good oral health. Financial assistance is available to qualified families and individuals who are permanent residents of Washtenaw County for dental services.
Here (in pdf. format) are 22 pages of dental health care listings in Michigan . They are listed by city , type of care , cost and payment types and more. A great resource !
Here is a pdf. document listing dental health programs in Michigan by county :