If you need dental care, but you don’t have dental insurance, you may be eligible to receive dental care at the Free Clinic.
We believe that everyone should have access to high-quality dental care.
We provide free acute dental care for adults by appointment only on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Acute dental care is limited primarily to dental extractions
We provide free basic dental services for adults by appointment only from June through March.
Basic dental care is provided by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and Howard University fourth-year dental students under the supervision of volunteer local dentists.
Basic dental care includes restoration (fillings), extractions, x-rays, and examination
We also provide dental hygiene services for adults by appointment only from August through March.
Dental hygiene services are provided by provided by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) dental hygiene students under the supervision of volunteer local dentists.
We currently have an extensive waiting list for other dental services including root canals and crowns. These services are provided only when specific grant funding is available, typically once per year.
We do not provide sedation (local anesthesia only), complex root canals, gum disease treatment, bridges, dentures or braces.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 am - 7:00 pm.
Closed everyday between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm.
Many of our Dental Clinics are free and/or government supported. Many are sliding scale dental care for low income. Please call the dental clinics or visit the websites of the dentists to cofirm that these clinics are free or low cost to the needy.
We do our best to provide a helpful low cost and free dental services. Always confirm directly with the dental clinis to confirm that our information is up to date.
We also now display low cost, affordable clinics for the needy. Yes, our website name is FreeDental.org, but we now provide more. We are as specific as possible on the listing pages. It is the website users responsibility to contact the clinics listed to confirm whether the clinics is free, low cost, affordable, etc. Do not take it for granted that the clinic is free since it is listed on the website. We provide listings to help those with dental practices and services to help the needy.