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Access Dental Care (PDF, 329 KB)
Access Dental Care, established in 2000, is based in Asheboro, North Carolina. Services include screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, x-rays, fillings, extractions, crowns, bridges, dentures, scaling, root canals, and provider education on mouth assessments and daily oral care. The program treats frail older adults and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, providing on-site care at long-term care facilities. As of 2013, the program has treated nearly 13,000 individuals and maintains 57 active facilities.

Access to Baby and Child Dentistry - Medicaid Payment Reform (PDF, 370 KB)
Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD), established in 1995, connects Medicaid enrolled children ages 0 – 6 in Washington State with dental care in their local communities. ABCD is a public private partnership that includes Washington’s Health Care Authority (Medicaid), Washington’s Department of Health, the University of Washington School of Dentistry, the Washington Dental Service Foundation, and the Washington State Dental Association. ABCD operates statewide, with 30 programs serving children and families in all of Washington’s 39 counties, and trains and certifies dentists. These dentists receive enhanced Medicaid reimbursement for providing services to Medicaid enrolled children. ABCD coordinators conduct outreach to families and provide case management and connections to certified dentists. Today, Washington State leads the nation in the number of young children accessing dental care, with 50.9% of Medicaid enrolled children ages 0 – 6 accessing care in 2014.

Across the Smiles Northeast Mobile Dental Program (PDF, 327 KB)
Across the Smiles Northeast Mobile Dental Program, established in 2002, operates in northeastern Connecticut. Mobile dental units travel to settings such as schools, day cares, nursing homes, and community centers to provide services to individuals of all ages. Services include emergency care, screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, x-rays, fillings, extractions, crowns, dentures, root canals, referrals, and patient education.

Adopt a Vet Dental Program (PDF, 841 KB) Promising Program
The Adopt a Vet Dental (AAVD) Program provides pro bono dental care to northern Nevada’s low-income Veterans who cannot afford to see a dentist. Most of these Veterans do not have a family or support system, which forces them to rely on help from community resources, such as AAVD. Dentists, oral surgeons, and dental specialists from northern Nevada volunteer their services to address the Veterans’ needs for comprehensive oral health care.

AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Dental Clinic (PDF, 667 KB) Promising Program
The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) Dental Clinic provides comprehensive and specialized dental care for individuals diagnosed with HIV. The staff is experienced with HIV/AIDS oral health issues and understands the relationship between dental care and managing HIV symptoms or conditions caused by HIV medications. The ARCW Dental Clinic is co-located with medical and mental health clinics, a pharmacy, and social services that are designed to help HIV patients maximize their health care outcomes.

Alaska Dental Health Aide Therapist Educational Program (PDF, 680 KB) Promising Program
The Alaska Dental Health Aide Therapist (DHAT) Educational Program addresses the need for a culturally competent oral health workforce by educating native Alaskans to be dental providers to work in Alaska’s rural communities. Dental therapists possess language skills and cultural fluency that make them advocates of oral care in their home regions.

Amaus Health Services (PDF, 339 KB)
Amaus Dental Services at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, established in 2007, is located in Syracuse, New York. The clinic is open two days per week and volunteer providers offer care at no charge to the client. Dental services include cleanings, fillings, and extractions. Currently the clinic treats low-income and homeless populations as well as individuals without insurance and underinsured individuals who lack access to services.

Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc. (PDF, 330 KB)
Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, Inc. (ACHS), established in 1975, is a federally qualified health center that offers dental services in Littleton, New Hampshire. The National Committee for Quality Assurance recognized ACHS as a top-level Patient-Centered Medical Home. Services include screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, x-rays, fillings, extractions, scaling, crowns, dentures, referrals, and patient education. ACHS treats children and adults of all ages.

Anthony L. Jordan Health Dental Department (PDF, 330 KB)
The Anthony L. Jordan Health Center (AJHC), established in 1904, is located in Rochester, New York and was one of the first federally qualified health centers in the country. Services include emergency care, screenings, cleanings, fillings, extractions, crowns, dentures, oral surgery, and root canals. AJHC targets underserved children and adults.

Apple Tree Dental (PDF, 633 KB) Promising Program
The mission of Apple Tree Dental (Apple Tree) is to improve the oral health of all people, including those with special access needs who face barriers to care. The staff works to achieve its mission by delivering education, prevention, and restorative dental services to vulnerable populations and by providing leadership and innovation to transform the health care system. Services are provided at regional clinics, called Centers for Dental Health, which also serve as care coordination centers for its innovative on-site delivery system. On-site care is provided year-round at more than 130 community sites including long-term care and assisted living facilities, group homes, Head Start centers, and schools.

Arizona Community Dental Clinic (PDF, 374 KB)
The Arizona Community Dental Clinic, established in 2012, is located in Phoenix, Arizona. The clinic is staffed by volunteer dentists as well as by dental and pre-dental students. The program staff provide a range of services, including screenings, fluoride treatments, sealants, fillings, extractions, scaling, oral surgery, dentures, crowns, bridges, and root canals. The clinic targets low-income individuals and is funded primarily by private grants and donations.

Aspen Dental (PDF, 366 KB)
Aspen Dental, founded in 1998, operates across 30 states and provides a range of services including screenings, cleanings, x-rays, fillings, extractions, crowns, bridges, dentures, oral surgery, referrals, and oral health education. Aspen Dental manages the Healthy Mouth Movement, a community giving initiative in which hundreds of Aspen Dental practices and the Aspen Dental MouthMobile provide free services to underserved populations. In 2014, the Healthy Mouth Movement served close to 3,000 individuals and provided free services valued at more than $1 million.

Atlantic County Dental Discount Card (PDF, 364 KB)
The Atlantic County Dental Discount Card is available in Atlantic County, New Jersey. The discount card is not insurance, but enables individuals to receive discounts on certain services at participating dental practices. Examples of discounted services include exams, cleanings, dentures, crowns, and root canals. This program targets individuals without insurance and those who are underinsured, but is available to all Atlantic County residents. Members have unlimited usage of the discount card and have the option of enrolling in a family plan.