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This information was updated June 5, 2012.If you are a manager or director of a dental clinic and would like to update your clinic listing or have your clinic listed, please contact CDS. Only recognized charitable service providers will be listed.
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Midwest Dental Group at Mt. Sinai Hospital2720 W. 15th St.Chicago, IL 60608773.257.6485General dental care for those ages 2 and up. Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care.
Taylor Dental Center4501 S. State St.Chicago, IL 60609773.548.0600General dental care for children and adults. Accepts medical cards and PPO. Discounted fees for cash payments.
Mile Square Clinic2045 W. Washington Blvd.Chicago, IL 60612312.996.2000Pediatric dental care only. Services are provided by the UIC pediatric dentistry department.
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry801 S. Paulina St.Chicago, IL 60612312.996.7555General and specialized dental care for children and adults.Accepts Kid Care and Public Aid; set fees for those not on Public Aid.
Chicago Family Health Center9119 S. Exchange Ave.Chicago, IL 60617773.768.6470General dental care for those ages 3 and up.Accepts Public Aid, Kid Care and some insurances. Fees are on a sliding scale.
CommunityHealth641 W. 63rd St.Chicago, IL 60621773.994.1515Appointments required.Patients must be registered with the medical clinic before receiving free dental care.
St. Bernard Hospital Dental Center326 W. 64th St.Chicago, IL 60621773.962.3976Affordable and comprehensive care for children and their families by appointment only, weekdays and alternate Saturdays. The Dental Center accepts Medicaid and private insurance, and is equipped to care for patients with special needs.
Division Dental Clinic2632 W. Division St.Chicago, IL 60622773.235.0980General dental care for those 3 and up. Oral surgeon and pediatric dentist are on staff.Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care. Set fees.
Erie Dental Health Center4751 N. Kedzie Ave.Chicago, IL 60625312.432.4360Dental care for children, pregnant women and diabetic adults.Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care; fees are charged on a sliding scale.
Christian Community Health Center9718 S. Halsted St.Chicago, IL 60628773.233.4100Dental care for children and adults.For patients without insurance, fees are based on a sliding scale.
TCAHealth1029 E. 130th St.Chicago, IL 60628773.995.3024www.tcahealth.orgGeneral dental care for people of all ages. Accepts Medicaid, some insurances. Fees on a sliding scale for the uninsured.
McCormick Boys and Girls Club4835 N. Sheridan Rd.Chicago, IL 60640773.271.8400 x4330Dental care for McCormick Boys & Girls club members (children) only.Circle Family HealthCare Pediatric Dental Clinic5120 W. Jackson Blvd.Chicago, IL 60644773.473.4600Offers dental screening, preventive care, and emergency services to children ages 1-17, with a special emphasis on school-aged youth attending K-8 grades. Program operates three days a week, with 10 patients seen per day. Clinic accepts Medicaid, Medicare, other insurances and the uninsured. For all others, fees are on a sliding scale.
The Ark6450 N. California Ave.Chicago, IL 60645773.973.1000Free dental care for qualifying Jewish adults.
Angel Harvey Infant Welfare Society of Chicago3600 W. Fullerton Ave.Chicago, IL 60647773.782.2800Dental services for children. Patient must be registered with a pediatric dentist on staff before receiving care.Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care. Fees are charged on a sliding scale.
Mile Square Clinic South Shore7131 S. Jeffrey Blvd.Chicago, IL 60649312.996.2000Pediatric dental care only. Services are provided by the UIC pediatric dentistry department.
Illinois Masonic Hospital, Dental Division811 W. WellingtonChicago, IL 60657773.871.1461General dental care. Sliding scale for handicapped patients; all others pay set fees.
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Worth Township Health Clinic11601 S. Pulaski Rd.Alsip, IL 60803708.371.3393Prophylactic care (cleanings) only. Patients must reside in the township. Does not accept Public Aid or Kid Care; set fees.
Northwest Community Hospital, Mobile Dental Clinic800 W. Central Rd.Arlington Heights, IL 60005847.618.5572Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care; fees charged according to a sliding scale. All patients must be screened before receiving treatment. Patients must live in Elk Grove, Palatine or Wheeling Townships; please call your township office to be screened before receiving treatment.
Bridgeview Dental Clinic (Cook County Department of Public Health)5th District Circuit Courthouse10220 S. 76th Ave., Suite 250Bridgeview, IL 60455708.974.6160General dental care for patients of all ages, with a focus on family dentistry and preventive care. Patients must reside in suburban Cook County and meet income guidelines. By appointment only.
Stickney Township Public Health District Dental Clinic5635 State Rd.Burbank, IL 60459708.424.9200Free dental care for children in kindergarten through the 8th grade and those 55 and up. Patients must reside in Stickney Township.
Access Agarwal Dental Clinic1415 Emerald Ave.Chicago Heights, IL 60411708.754.9687General dental care for patients ages 2 and up.Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care. Fees are charged on a sliding scale.
Aunt Martha's Community Health Center
1536 Vincennes Ave.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
708.756.1135 or 877.692.8686
General dental care, including cleanings, fillings, sealants, extractions, X-rays and root canal, as well as referrals for specialty care. The clinic accepts Medicaid and All Kids, and provides services on a sliding scale for uninsured patients.
Cicero Dental Clinic4937 W. 25th St.Cicero, IL 60804708.222.4629General dental care for patients ages 3 and up. Patients must reside in Cicero. Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care; fees charged on a sliding scale.
Des Plaines Community Senior Center515 Thacker St.Des Plaines, IL 60016847.391.5717Dental consultation for residents of the senior center, ages 55 and up.
Children's Dental Clinic2100 Ridge Ave.Evanston, IL 60201847.866.2953Comprehensive dental care for children ages 3-18. Patients must reside in Evanston.Public Aid accepted; fees charged on a sliding scale. Can provide referrals for handicapped patients.
Cottage Grove Health Center of Cook County Dental Clinic1645 Cottage Grove Ave.Ford Heights, IL 60411708.753.5800Urgent dental care for patients of all ages, with a focus on family dentistry and preventive care. Patients must reside in suburban Cook County and meet income guidelines. By appointment only.
College of DuPage Dental Hygiene Clinic425 Fawell Blvd.Room 1122Glen Ellyn, IL 60137630.942.3250Services are limited to X-rays and cleaning only performed by dental hygiene students. 15% discount for those age 65 and older. No children under the age of 5. Public Aid and insurance are not accepted.
Community Nurse Health Association27 Calendar Ave.LaGrange, IL 60525General dentistry at reduced rates for qualified patients under 18 years old living in 15 Cook County suburbs. Also accepts Medicaid.
Maywood Dental Clinic (Cook County Department of Public Health)1701 S. First Ave., 1st FloorMaywood, IL 60154708.786.4000General dental care for patients of all ages, with a focus on family dentistry and preventive care. Patients must reside in suburban Cook County and meet income guidelines. By appointment only.
Oak Park-River Forest Infant Welfare Clinic320 Lake St.Oak Park, IL 60302708.848.0523Dental services for those ages 3-18.Accepts Public Aid; fees charged on a sliding scale.
Rolling Meadows Dental Clinic (Cook County Department of Public Health)3rd District Circuit Courthouse2121 E. Euclid Ave., Suite 250Rolling Meadows, IL 60008847.818.2860General dental care for patients of all ages, with a focus on family dentistry and preventive care. Patients must reside in suburban Cook County and meet income guidelines. Patients are seen by appointment only 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Stickney Township Public Health District Dental Clinic6721 W. 40th St.Stickney, IL 60402708.788.9100Dental care for children in kindergarten through the 8th grade and those 55 and up. Patients must reside in the township.
Stickney Township Public Health District Dental Clinic4949 S. Long Ave.Stickney, IL 60638708.458.4126Dental care for children in kindergarten through the 8th grade and those 55 and up. Patients must reside in the township.
Waukegan-Belvidere Medical Clinic2400 Belvidere Rd.Waukegan, IL 60085847.360.6525Dental care for thoe ages 3 and up. Patients must reside in Lake County.Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care; fees charges on a sliding scale.
It is discriminatory for a dentist to refuse to treat a patient diagnosed with HIV or AIDS. Complaints should be referred to:
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation100 W. Randolph St., Suite 9-300Chicago, IL 60601
The department may also be reached by calling 312.814.4500 or visiting their website.
Core Center for HIV and AIDS2020 W. HarrisonChicago, IL 60612312.572.4500Dental care for patients of all ages who also receive their primary care at this clinic. Does not accept Public Aid or Kid Care; fees are charged on a sliding scale.
Spang Oral Health Care Center641 W. 63rd St.Chicago, IL 60621773.751.1713General dental care for patients diagnosed with HIV. Patients must reside in Chicago.Accepts Public Aid; fees are charged on a sliding scale.
Division Dental Clinic2632 W. Division St.Chicago, IL 60622773.235.0980General dental care for those 3 and up.Accepts Public Aid and Kid Care. Set fees. Oral surgeon and pedodontist are on staff.
Eleanor Wester Dental Clinic, Howard Area Community Center7648 N. Paulina Ave.Chicago, IL 60626773.262.6622All Ryan White-eligible, HIV+ individuals in the metropolitan area may be eligible.
Spang Oral Health Care Center845 W. Wilson Ave.Chicago, IL 60640773.751.1713General dental care for patients diagnosed with HIV.Accepts Public Aid; fees are charged on a sliding scale.
Dental Lifeline Network - Illinois website
Donated Dental Services (DDS) connects elderly patients and patients with disabilities who cannot afford care with volunteer dentists.
The Illinois HouseCalls program is a portable system for homebound people, nursing home residents, and individuals with disabilities in rehabilitation centers who can not easily travel to dentists' offices.
Special Care Dentist ReferralOnline referral form from the Special Care Dentistry Association.
TRIP: Township Riders Initiative Pilot ProgramResidents of Elk Grove, Hanover, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling Township who are at least 60 years old or those who are at least 18 years old and have a disability may schedule transportation for medical services at Stroger Cook County Hospital, Hines VA Hospital in Maywood or Veterans Administrations Hospital in Elgin, or within the seven township area: Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Maine, Palatine, Schaumburg and Wheeling.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.Cost: $5 per township line crossed during a single trip, with a maximum of $10 per one-way trip. Reservations: Reservations must be made 2-3 days before transit is required. Users must be registered with their own township prior to requesting transit. To register as a TRIP user or to schedule a ride, call your township office:
This program was initiated by the Northwest Regional Human Care Council and Northwest Suburban Transportation Consortium and is sponsored by the state of Illinois.
Illinois Donated Orthodontic Services Program
Participating orthodontists donate one or two cases per year to help qualified disadvantaged children. Nominal fees are charged to families who qualify for the program. Applicants determined eligible will be responsible for a fee of $200. This fee covers processing applications and the coordination of care. It does not go to the orthodontist, as he/she is solely volunteering his/her time. The fee will be collected after the child has seen the orthodontist and is determined eligible for the program. For more information, visit their website.
Smile for a Lifetime Foundation
708.301.0005Smiles for a Lifetime Southwest Chicago
Smile for a Lifetime Foundation is a national non-profit, charitable organization committed to providing healthy, beautiful, straight smiles to people who do not have the opportunity to obtain orthodontic treatment. Each year, this organization provides free orthodontic treatment to hundreds of Americans across the nation. For further information or to make a donation to the foundation, contact Linda Lundquist, executive director at Booth Orthodontics.
DuPage County Department of Public Health111 N. County Farm Rd.Wheaton, IL 60187630.682.7400Provides referrals for residents of DuPage County. Also runs an urgent care clinic, as well as education programs and flouride mouth rinse and sealant programs for schools.
Lake County Department of Health18 N. County St.Waukegan, IL 60085847.740.3846
Learn how access to care is being addressed locally. Read about some of the agencies that are improving access to care in Chicagoland.
A tradition of working for the dental profession. The Chicago Dental Society was organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878. The objective of the Chicago Dental Society is to encourage the improvement of the health of the public, to promote the art and science of dentistry and to represent the intrest of the members of the profession and the public that it serves.
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