Seniors (age 60 and over), children (age 18 and younger) and pregnant women may enroll in person at one of the Office of Eligibility and Support Services locations listed below. If you are already enrolled in the Senior Program, Maternity Partnership Program or the Care for Kids Program, please call the Dental Clinic closest to your home to schedule an appointment for a dental check up or other services. Adults (age 19 - 59) may apply at the Rockville Pike Dental Clinic located at 1401 Rockville Pike, 3rd floor. Rockville, MD 20852 or fax their application to 240-777-1818. Click here for an application (English) (Spanish). For general information, please call the the Dental Services Program at 240-777-1875.
Office of Eligibility & Support Services are located at:
HHS Offices at 1401 Rockville Pike
1401 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Silver Spring Health Center
8630 Fenton Street, 10th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Upcounty Regional Center
12900 Middlebrook Road, 2nd Floor
Germantown, MD 20874
A fee will be charged for each visit. Please call for more information.
1. Where can I get free dental care?
No clinics advertise free dental care. However, there may be payment options to help pay for services.
2. Do you provide braces?
No. Brace are provided under the specialty practice of orthodontics. We can provide you with various resources where you can find out more about this type of specialty care.
3. Do you pull teeth?
Yes, we provide non-surgical extractions, and limited oral surgery but only at the recommendation of the examining general dentist. For more complex needs beyond the normal practice or capabilities of the general dentists practicing in a public health clinic, you will be provided with a list of resources.
4. Do you take Medicare?
No. However, if you do not have dental coverage under your Medicare insurance, you may be eligible for dental care in our clinic, provided you also meet the income eligibility criteria.
5. Do you provide dentures?
DHHS Offices at 1401 Rockville Pike
1401 Rockville Pike, 3rd floor, Rockville, MD
Silver Spring Dental Clinic
8630 Fenton Street, 10th floor, Silver Spring, MD
Germantown Dental Clinic
12900 Middlebrook Road, 2nd floor, Germantown, MD
Colesville Dental Clinic
14015 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 115, Silver Spring, MD
Metro Court Dental Clinic
7 Metropolitan Court, Gaithersburg, MD