Donated Dental Services (DDS) is a Wisconsin Dental Association program. The program is directed to people who are unable to afford needed dental care because of a limited income which is clearly linked to a permanent disability, chronic illness or advanced age (65 and over).
Ronald McDonald Care Mobile™: This traveling unit provides no-cost dental services to qualifying children in south-central Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
Clinics offering free or reduced-fee dental care
This list of free or low-cost health clinics in Wisconsin is from the Department of Health Services ForwardHealth program. The page includes maps showing the locations of federally qualified health centers, free clinics, rural health centers, and tribal health centers in Wisconsin.
The Wisconsin Dental Association has a list of reduced rate dental clinics for low-income and uninsured individuals.
HealthNet of Janesville offers free care to eligible low-income Rock County residents with no health insurance. The clinic is located at 1344 Creston Park Drive, Suite 2, Janesville. For more information about HealthNet Dental Clinic's screening procedure and services call 608-756-4638 to enroll.
Marquette University School of Dentistry Dental Clinic provides dental care for about half the price of a private dentist. Participating clinics are located both in and outside of Milwaukee. You will need to schedule an initial screening appointment to determine if you are eligible for clinic services. For more information call 414-288-1510 (English) or 414-288-1520 (Spanish).
The Marshfield Clinic Park Falls Dental Center opened March 3, 2008. The dental center is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday – Friday. A sliding fee scale will assist those with limited income and no insurance. You can schedule an appointment by calling 715-762-0200 or by visiting the Center's web site.
The Marshfield Clinic Chippewa Dental Center serves all patients regardless of the insurance or ability to pay. The Center offers a dental financial assistance program but there are certain requirements. Information about the requirements is available by calling 715-738-2000. The center is located in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.
The Marshfield Clinic Ladysmith Dental Center provides dental care on a sliding-fee scale. The center is located in Ladysmith, Wisconsin and can be reached by phone at: 715-532-2500.
The Max W. Pohle Dental Clinic provides dental care with a special focus on persons with particular medical needs. Special payment plans for the uninsured are available. The clinic is located in Madison and can be reached by phone at (608) 417-6500.
The Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, lists free and reduced-fee clinics. Some of these clinics provide dental care. Contact each clinic for more information.