local dental treatment providers & resources

Tri-County Community Dental Clinic:

Location & Contact: 9 Tri-Park Way Appleton, WI 54914. (920) 882-5500. Hours vary each week. Current walk-in hours can be found on website.

Services Provided: Emergency/urgent dental care (severe tooth pain, swelling, infection), education on preventative oral health care, fillings on children 3-18, routine exam and cleaning for ages 3-18.

Services NOT provided: dentures, bridges, partials, crowns, braces, cosmetic dentistry, sedation dentistry.

Populations Served: Adults and children. Patients MUST live in Calumet, Outagamie or Winnebago counties, have no dental insurance and must have a family income below 200% of federal poverty level or a Forward Card (Badger Care).

Payment: Cash co-pays are required at every appointment. Co-pay is based on a sliding scale according to income and will not exceed $25 for a regular dental care appointment.

Procedure for Getting Service: Patient must register in person before being given an appointment. Patient must bring proof of residence in one of the three counties (utility bill). Patient must bring proof of family income (Badger Care, tax return, unemployment, last 3 pay stubs).


Tri-County Community Dental Clinic’s Focus on Children Program:

Location & Contact: Dental bus travels to selected schools. Contact (920) 882-5500.

Services Provided: Phase 1- A dental hygienist screen and records your child’s general oral health. Phase 2- Cleaning of child’s teeth followed by a 30 minute educational program on proper care for teeth. Phase 3- Fillings for cavities found in phase 2. Phase 1 and 3 are provided at child’s school. Transportation will be provided for phase 2.

Populations Served: Children between the ages of 3-12 who receive free or reduced-cost hot lunch at participating schools.

Payment: No charge.

Procedure for getting service: School sends the registration forms home with child. You may also request the forms from the school’s office. If your child is not yet attending school, call Tri-County Dental Clinic at (920) 882-5500 to make arrangements to register for dental care.


Fox Cities Community Health Center Dental Clinic:

Location & Contact: 5337 Grand Market Dr. Appleton, WI 54913. (920) 731-7445.

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-7pm, Fri 8am-5pm, Sat 8am-4pm.

Services Provided: Exams, X-rays, diagnostic and treatment plans, cleanings, scaling, root planning, fillings, minor extractions, anterior root canals.

Populations Served: Open to all.

Payments: Accepts Medical Assistance, BadgerCare, commercial insurance. Uninsured are placed on a sliding fee scale based on income and family size. Co-pays range from $20 to $80 for self pay.

Procedure for Getting Service: Schedule an appointment online or call.


St Francis Community Free Clinic:

Location & Contact: 1000 N. Koeller St. Oshkosh, WI 54902. (920) 230-2273.

Hours: 8:30-12pm 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.

Populations Served: The uninsured and underinsured of the Winnebago County area of all ages.

Payment: No charge.

Procedure for Getting Service: No appointments, care on first come, first serve basis.


Fox Valley Technical College:

Location & Contact: 1825 N. Bluemound Dr. Appleton, WI 54914 & 150 N. Campbell Rd. Oshkosh, WI 54902. (920) 735-4884.

Services Provided: Teeth cleaning, fluoride treatment, X-rays, sealants, patient education.

Populations Served: Children, adults, seniors. Insured and uninsured accepted.

Payment: Adults-$25, Children 12 and under-$20, Seniors-$10, Sealants-call for details. Need to pay in cash on first appointment.

Procedure for Getting Service: Call to schedule appointment.


Marquette University School of Dentistry:

Location & Contact: 1801 W. Wisconsin Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53233. (414) 288-6790 (English), (414) 288-1520 (Español).

Hours: 9am-5pm (4pm during summer).

Services Provided: Root canals, tooth straightening, children’s dentistry, treatment of gums, dentures/implants, oral surgery, emergency walk-in. Fees 1/3 to 1./2 that of private clinics.

Populations Served: General clinic for patients 13 and older. Pediatric clinic for patients 3 to 13.

Payment: All fees must be paid in full at the time of treatment. Cash, checks, Visa and Master Card accepted. Clinic will submit claim to private insurance for reimbursement. Medicaid and BadgerCare patients accepted.

Procedure for Getting Service: Must have a screening appointment to determine if patient needs can be met by a dental student.


WDA Donated Dental Services:

Contact: Carol Shoemaker for residents of Winnebago county. (414) 755-4188, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Services Provided: Based on the volunteering dentist’s acceptance of patient.

Populations Served: Wisconsin residents who are unable to afford treatment because of a limited income that is clearly linked to a permanent disability, chronic illness or advanced age (65 and older).

Payment: Free of charge to patients.

Procedure for Getting Service: Eligibility is determined based on completed written application and phone interview by the DDS referral coordinator.


Menasha Health Department Dental Program:

Location & Contact: 316 Racine Street Menasha, Wisconsin (920) 967-3529

Services Provided: Preventive Care: Screenings, education, fluoride treatments, sealants. Referral to dental care resources

Populations Served: Preventive Care done in school for ages 4-grade 4. Middle and High School students can be seen with referral to health dept from school or parent. Referrals to dental care resources as needed for all school aged children.

Payment: No charge for services provided by health department

Eligibility: Call for details

Procedure for Getting Service: Call for details


Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh:

Location & Contact: 501 E Parkway Avenue Oshkosh. (920)233-1414.

Services Provided: “Cavity Free Zone” education program to increase young people’s awareness of good oral hygiene. TriCounty Dental Bus comes to the Club and services school age children. Emergency Fund for dental care which is only for school age children who are members of the Boys and Girls Club.

Populations Served: Children in elementary through high school. Call for details

Payment: charge for dental care. Must be a member of the Boys and Girls Club to use the Dental Care Emergency Funding. Membership fee for the Boys and Girls Club is $25(call the club if need assistance with this fee)

Procedure for Getting Service: Call for details

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