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Minnesota Low-Cost Health Care Directory

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Twin Cities Metro Area Dental Care Resources

Argosy University Dental Hygiene Clinic
1515 Central Parkway
Eagan, MN 55121

Anyone can receive services
Prices start at:
Cleanings (adults $20, children $10)
Flouride treatment (children $5)
Sealants $5
X-rays (adults $20, children $5)
Call for appointment

Apple Tree Dental
8960 Spring Brook Dr., Suite 150
Coon Rapids, MN 55433-5809

Anyone can receive services
No sliding fee scale
Call to see if accepting new public assistance patients.

Century College Dental Clinic
3300 Century Ave. North
White Bear Lake, Minnesota 55110

Anyone can receive services
$25.00 per visit ($15 if 62 or older)
Preventive care, provide sealants, no fillings
Afternoons and evenings, September - May

Children's Dental Services
636 Broadway St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

Call one number 612-746-1530 for all locations, more information, and to make appointments at one of the clinical sites listed below:

Anderson Elementary
1098 Andersen Lane
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Dayton's Bluff Elementary School
262 Bates Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55106

Fraser Head Start Center
700 Humboldt Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Glendale Head Start Center
96 Saint Mary's Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55414

McKnight Head Start Center
4225 Third Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409

North East Head Start Center
342 13th Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

North Star Elementary School
2410 Girard Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55412

Ruth Benner Head Start Center
586 Fuller Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55103

Town Hall Head Start Center
8500 Zane Avenue North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Whittier Elementary School
2620 Grand Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Wilder Complex at Powderhorn Bannekar
3345 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Children up to 18 years of age are eligible and pregnant women
Preventative dental services are free of charge for those who qualify. Restorative treatment approximately half the cost of a private dental clinic may charge. Sliding fee scale for those who qualify.
Call for appointment and to confirm hours
Monday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, 8:30am - 7:00 pm

Children's Dental Health Services
United Way Building
903 W. Center Street, #208
Rochester, MN 55902

Services for 0-14 yrs old, dental hygiene, teeth cleaning, fluoride treatments, nutritional counseling, oral hygiene instructions, referrals

Sliding fee scale and Spanish speaking interpreters only

Hours M-Th 8-5 and Fridays as needed; no walk ins, please call.

Community University Dental Clinic
2001 Bloomington Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Anyone can receive services
General Dentists and hygienists; Private Dentists Dentures
Fees based on family size and income ranging from 40% - 100% payment by patient
Open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Community Dental Care

St. Paul Clinic
828 Hawthorne Ave. East
St. Paul, MN 55106

Mon - Thurs: 8:15am - 5:00 pm
Fri- Sat: 8:15 am - 1:00 pm

Maplewood Clinic
1670 Beam Ave.
Maplewood, MN 55109

Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 9:30 pm

We welcome ALL patients
New immigrants and non-English speakers
New medical assistance patients
Same day emergencies.
We have sliding scale fees for low-income patients.

Helping Hands Health Center
506 W. 7th St.
St. Paul, MN 55102-3006

Anyone can receive services
By appointment.
Sliding fee scale
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Hennepin Care South
44 West 66th St.
Richfield, MN 55423-2316

Anyone can receive services
Public assistance and most dental insurance policies accepted
Appointments only

Hennepin County Medical Center Dental Clinic
701 Park Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1623

Extractions only
Public assistance and most dental insurance policies accepted

Hennepin County Urgent Care
915 South 7th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1729

9am - 7pm, Mon-Sun
Walk-in service
Referrals to Hennepin County Medical Center Dental Clinic

Indian Health Board Dental Clinic
1315 24th St. East
Minneapolis, MN 55404-3959

Anyone can receive services
Sliding fee scale based on family size and income
Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Walk-ins are accepted at 7:30am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

Minneapolis Dental Society
(phone# coming soon)

Referral number for the names and locations of dentists in your area

Model Cities Health Clinic
409 North Dunlap St
St. Paul, MN 55104-4201

Anyone can receive services
Sliding fee scale ($40 due at appointment, remainder billed)
By appointment only (emergency and same day appointments available)
M-Th 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday Noon - 4 pm

National Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped, Donated Dental Services (DDS)

Must be disabled, elderly, or medically compromised and have no other way of paying for dental care
Free comprehensive dental services for those who qualify
Must call Julie Donelan at 800-365-7229 to begin application process. Services received through participating volunteer dentists in their dental offices.

Normandale Community College Dental Hygeine Clinic
9700 France Ave. South
Bloomington, MN 55431-4309
952-487-7020 Option 1

Anyone can receive services
Hygiene Clinic only (cleaning, fluoride treatments, x-rays, sealants, oral hygiene instruction)
By appointment only

NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center
1313 Penn Ave. North
Minneapolis, MN 55411-3047

Anyone can receive services, must live in Hennepin County to qualify for sliding fee services
Sliding fee scale
M T Th F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, W 8:30 - 7:00 pm
Financial workers available to assist families apply for MA/MnCare
Emergencies M-F 8:00 am. All other services by appointment only.

Sharing and Caring Hands
425 North 7th St.
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Anyone can receive services
M- Th 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Free services
Walk-in only (call ahead for hours)

Southside Community Dental Clinic
4243 4th Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55409-2113

Comprehensive dental care provided to people of all ages.
Appointments preferred. Walk-ins 8-11am, 1-5pm
Fees based on family size and income. Sliding fee scale for those who are eligible.

University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry
515 Delaware St.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0329

Call 612-624-8400 to make an admissions appointment. For children, call 612-625-7171.
Anyone can receive services
Free walk in screenings for oral surgery. Call ahead for hours at 612-624-8600. All other services by appointment only.

Three levels of discount based on who performs the work:

  • Students 25-40%
  • Graduate Students 15%
  • Faculty - no discount
  • Accepts most Private Insurance plans, including most Delta Dental Plans.

    University of Minnesota Emergency Dental Clinic

    Only for adult emergencies. For children call 612-625-7171.
    Fee for service, 30% less than private practice clinics.

    Union Gospel Mission
    435 E. University Ave.
    St. Paul, MN 55101-4437

    Anyone can receive services. Mostly extractions.
    Free services
    M & W clinic begins at 6 pm; Walk-in only.

    Uptown Community Dental Clinic
    2431 Hennepin Ave. South
    Minneapolis, MN 55405-2605

    Accepts anyone without health insurance
    Sliding Fee scale based on monthly income. Up to 40% discount on all services. No root canals, tooth pulls or emergencies.

    Filling: $70-125
    Cleaning: $46

    Daytime hours for cleanings and x-ray, Monday - Friday
    Evening hours for fillings and minor work.

    Westside Dental Clinic
    478 South Robert Street
    St. Paul, MN 55107.

    Anyone can receive services
    M T F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    W 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
    Th 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    F Walk-in emergencies

    Wilder Senior Dental Program
    516 Humboldt Ave.
    St. Paul, MN 55107-4014

    Anyone age 55 or older can receive services
    20% discount, appointment only
    Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

    Rochester Area Dental Care Resources

    Dentistry for Children

    RCTC Dental Clinic

    Good Samaritan Dental Clinic
    1027 2nd St. SW
    Rochester, MN 55902-2983
    Appointments only

    Dodge Center
    Paul Donnay

    Kasson Dental Clinic

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    jloverby   in reply to Employee
    Could my 20yr old son who does not have any dental or medical insurance at all, be seen at your clinic?
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    rowe   in reply to lisablff21
    Go to peoples dentist on West broadway or call to dee they are on s sliding fee
    2. Todays Dentist or call 211 and get the number for 1800-dentist
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    xbeth360   in reply to 1Anonymous
    They speak the truth. The way your teeth are shaped, spaced, and whether or not you lose them early is all encoded into your DNA. It's genetics. It's all passed down generation to generation.
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    woman in a shoe   in reply to lisablff21
    There free dental in every state. Type type free dental city state good luck
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    I'm disabled and my steroids are causing my teeth to break and fall out. I'm 47 and on Medicare A and Rx coverage but no dental. Im unable to eat because my mouth hurts so bad so Im now wt. 107# (5'4") I live in MN and I can't find any help. Does anyone know what I can do.
    I need Dentures due to I already have/had a partial and the surrounding teeth fell out or the caps came off. Please help..
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    Poppyday13   in reply to angiepikala
    FREE DENTAL CARE - call 316-260-5056.- SEE IF THEY ARE IN YOUR AREA.
    Mission Progress
    Mission of Mercy events across America have been providing free dental services for the underserved since 2000.Each year, more state organizations are formed and join the effort to make a difference.
    Mission of Mercy events have helped over 135,000 patients and provided nearly 76 million dollars in free services since 2000.
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    I have a back moler that needs to be pulled asap, need xrays first, I have no upfront money... any info please help. I dont know what to do, I am in so much pain.
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    Apple Tree Dental does not accept new clients. Called to make appointment and was told to contact Community Dental. Apple Tree dental is not a good choice if you need help.
    Talk to momof2bys
    Employee   in reply to AidpageTeam
    Could you also update the Union Gospel Mission Dental Clinic's information because this site is making a lot of people angry.

    We only see patients without dental insurance. We do have free services for people unable to afford their own but we do not take walk-in appts at any time. We are also open during the day for multiple services and extractions mon/weds/thurs nights and fillings some tues nights. The phone number is actually 651-789-7605.
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    AidpageTeam   in reply to Chill

    Sorry for the delayed response (must have missed your earlier post). Consider deleting your first post (from Aug 7) so that it doesn't show up in search results.

    Talk to AidpageTeam
    I would also like to remove the "painkillers and..." reference on the Hennepin County Urgent Care listing -- but no one seems to be updating this blog page. - HCMC
    Talk to Chill
    I wish I could change this website so people don't come into the union gospel mission as a walk in due to the bad information just to find out that they can't be seen. If the people who posted this site could change the information that would be great for a lot of people.

    We only see patients without dental insurance. We do have free services but we do not take walk-in appts at any time. We are also open during the day for multiple services and extractions mon/weds/thurs nights and fillings some tues nights. The phone number is actually 651-789-7605.
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    Is there any free dental clinic in the Brooklyn park or center?? I got a really bad front teeth that hurts a lot and need' filling... Please pls pls
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    does anyone know how i can get dental im 18 an only make around $7,000 a year before taxes, my k9 tooth is sitting above my other teeth coming out of my gums an its infected now an hurts like a mo-fo. i dont have dental an the dentist said it would be 2 grand to get it removed an i cant afford it. i live in brainerd mn any advice would be great thanks
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    srelli   in reply to Good Luck
    every thing in the world does not work that way . these people are in pain and need help not some wiseguy being mean
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    Does anyone know of freeee dental care in saint paul mn. my boyfriend lost a filling and also has one tooth break just in the last 2days. We are in between jobs and have nooooo income. please help
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    My front tooth was knocked out, I still have all my other teeth and would really like to keep a full set of teeth as long as possible. Being the front tooth it makes it hard to eat or talk and causes a lot of pain. I guess I will need some kind of false tooth, where would I need to go to get one and do any dentists have sliding fees on this?
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    All i want to know is of a good dentist that will do my root canal for a low cost. I have MA health parthner but they wont pay for the root canal because its a molar and im over the age of 21.. DUMB huh.. smh.. so its going to cost me $1000 to get a root canal or get it pulled, but the dentist doesnt want to pull it cause im still young and my teeth will spread HELP :(
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    alanichole   in reply to badteeth72
    sometimes thats carried down from your parents..
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    badteeth72   in reply to 1Anonymous
    well i do, i got twice a year and brush and floss and have spent thousands on my teeth so i am proof of teeth look lovely but hurt and are a mess due to genetics so shut up
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