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Walker Methodist Dental Clinic (PDF, 677 KB) Promising Program
Walker Methodist Dental Clinic provides high-quality dental care to older adults in the Minneapolis, Minnesota community. The clinic addresses barriers to care for older adults, such as complex chronic diseases, disabilities, and limited financial resources. Its mission is to increase community access to high-quality comprehensive oral health care for older adults. It also aims to expand community-based interprofessional education in geriatric care for dental professionals to better prepare them to serve a rapidly aging population. The dental clinic is part of the larger Walker Methodist Health Center network that specializes in providing lifestyle, housing, and health care services to older adults.

West Virginia Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (PDF, 731 KB) Promising Program
The West Virginia Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (WVAFCC) provides free medical and dental care to low-income adults in West Virginia. WVAFCC is a nonprofit organization with 10 member clinics. It exists to advocate for the free clinics and the individuals they serve, to secure funding sources necessary to treat the individuals served by the free clinics' programs, and to assist free clinics with transitions and issues that impact all free clinics in West Virginia.

West Virginia Health Right, Inc. (PDF, 682 KB) Promising Program
The West Virginia Health Right dental clinic provides dental care to low-income individuals who lack insurance, are underinsured, and are medically underserved. It is the largest and only full-time adult dental clinic in the state. More than 100 dentists and dental specialists volunteer their time to provide dental care and treatment. Individuals must qualify for services based on income and receive services free of charge.

Whitman-Walker Health (PDF, 331 KB)
Whitman-Walker Health, established in 1978, is located in Washington, District of Columbia. The center provides dental care at two locations in Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, and Southeast, Washington, District of Columbia. Services include screenings, cleanings, fluoride treatments, x-rays, fillings, extractions, dentures, crowns, bridges, scaling, oral surgery, root canals, and referrals. The center focuses on urban populations and also specializes in care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and HIV-positive populations.

Wisdom Tooth (PDF, 368 KB)
Wisdom Tooth, a division of CareLink, Inc., is a mobile program based in Providence, Rhode Island that travels to nearby nursing homes. Dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants provide screenings, cleanings, x-rays, fillings, extractions, and dentures. Wisdom Tooth targets older adults who have lived in a nursing home for a minimum of 45 days.