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Dental Services for Children

How to Apply

If your child is already enrolled in the County Care for Kids program, you may call a County Dental Clinic to schedule an appointment for his/her dental check up.  Please call the Dental Clinic number that is closest to your home.  To apply, please go to the Office of Eligibility and Support Services listed below.  For general information, please call the Main Dental Program at 240-777-1875

Where to Apply

Office of Eligibility & Support Services are located at:

Piccard Drive Health Center
1335 Piccard Drive, 2nd Floor
Rockville, MD 20850

Silver Spring Health Center
8630 Fenton Street, 10th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Upcounty Regional Center
12900 Middlebrook Road, 2nd Floor
Germantown, MD 20874

Documents To Bring

Please bring the Care for Kids eligibility card.   

Eligibility Requirements

  • Child must: be enrolled in Care for Kids program
  • Child must be a Montgomery County resident
  • Ages 3 through 18
  • Family income no greater than 250% of federal poverty guidelines 
  • Uninsured or have no dental insurance

Fees and Payments

A fee will be charged for each visit.   Please call for more information.

FAQ's

1.  Is there a flyer or brochure with detailed information on your program?

No.  Details are provided over the phone, at the clinics, and on the Internet.

2.  Where can I get free dental care?

There are no clinics that advertise free dental care.  However, there may be payment options that may help you.

3.  Do you provide braces?

No.  Braces 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.

4.  Do you pull teeth?

Yes, we sometimes provide non-surgical extractions, but only at the recommendation of the examining general dentist.  For more complex needs, beyond the normal practice or capabilities of the general dentist practicing in the public health clinic, you will be provided with a list of resources.  

Additional Information

No Additional Information at this time

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