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Illinois free dental clinics.

Low-income and uninsured patients IN Illinois can contact an affordable or free dental clinic for help. There are non-profit Federally Qualified Health Centers, volunteer dentists, and charities near you. The centers provide the uninsured, adults, seniors, children, and people on Medicaid as well low income with free or low cost dental care. Get everything from free emergency surgery such as wisdom teeth removals or root canals as well as preventative cleanings, fluoride, X-Rays and more. Find a free dental clinic near you in IL.

The free, low income dental clinics assist a wide range of households. Adults, children, the low income and families with no health insurance (among others) can get help. Hundreds of thousands of families and individuals across Illinois lack health or medical insurance. A free pro-bono dentist or cheap dental clinic may help.

These dental clinics and centers near you provide these individuals with an opportunity to get access to the services they need to help them meet their oral as care needs. Numerous programs are usually offered at these sites, and can range from cleanings, checks ups, oral surgery, dentures to more specialty type care such as root canals or free dentures. Or find other free emergency wisdom teeth removal near you.

A listing of the dental clinics located in Illinois is as follows. If a location is not near you, then find a referral number for more information at the bottom of this page. Get details on free cleaning, braces, root canals, tooth extraction, and much more.

Free dental care centers in IL

Free oral health care from Public Health Departments
Many counties offer some form of free dental care from a public health department. The uninsured, people on Medicaid or SSI, immigrants, single mothers, and unemployed can use them among others. Get everything from free teeth cleanings, check ups, exams, to referrals to free or low cost emergency surgery, such as teeth extractions, Restorative, crowns or bridges and more. Or find other public assistance in Illinois.

  • McLean County Health Department, 200 W Front St, Bloomington Illinois 61701. Call 309-888-5450
  • Cass County Health Department. Virginia, Illinois 62691, (217) 452-3057




  • Will County Health Department / Will County community health clinic, 1106 Neal Ave, Joliet, IL 60433. For information, dial (815) 727-8670. A government affiliated program. Cleanings, X Rays, check ups, fluoride and other dental care may be available. Accepts Medicaid and other insurance.
  • Cook County Department of Public Health, Dental Health Services has multiple sites.
    • 3250 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Dial (847) 934-7969.
    • Professional Building is at 1950 W. Polk St., Chicago, Illinois 60612. Call (312) 864-6000.
    • Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, 2020 W. Harrison St., Chicago, Illinois 60612. Intake number is (312) 572-4500
    • Cottage Grove Health Center is at 1645 S. Cottage Grove Ave., Ford Heights, Illinois 60411. Phone  (708) 753-5800
    • Bridgeview Dental Clinic as part of the Cook County Department of Public Health, 10220 S 76th Ave Ste 142, Bridgeview, IL 60455. Call - 708.974.6160. Serves Cook County Illinois residents, and general dental care is offered for patients of all ages, including general dentistry and family care.
  • Lake County, free public dental care is offered at multiple locations as well.
    • County of Lake, DBA Lake County Health Department and Community Health and Dental Center. Belvidere Medical Building, 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL 60085. Phone: 847-377-8800. Basic care may be offered or referred to.
    • Grand Avenue Health Center is at 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085. Call 847-377-8800 or  (847) 377-8180.
    • Zion Health Center is at 1911 27th Street, Zion, Illinois 60099. Phone - 847-377-8800
    • North Chicago Health Center and dental clinic is at 2215 14th Street, North Chicago, IL 60064. Telephone - 847-377-8800
    • North Shore Health Center is at 1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, Illinois 60035. Phone - 847-377-8800
  • Stickney Township Public Health District Dental Clinic II, Stickney, Illinois 60638. Call the clinic at 708.458.4126. Dental care is available from this clinic for children in kindergarten through the 8th grade and those 55 and up.

Eagle View Community Health System - Henderson County Rural Health Care, Inc.
1204 IL-164, Oquawka, IL 61469. For appointments and information, call (309) 867-2202
A federal government subsidized center. Get referrals to other providers of health and social services if they can’t meet your needs.

CHESI - Cairo Megaclinic - Community Health & Emergency Services., Inc.
Location is 13245 Kessler Rd, Cairo IL 62914. Phone - 618-734-4400
A sliding fee scale is in place. Whether emergency teeth extractions (wisdom, baby, etc.), Root Canal Therapy, Sealants, or something else, the team tries to assist.

Champaign-Urbana County Public Health District
201 W Kenyon RD, Champaign IL 61820. Call 217-352-7961
Case management of specialty and inpatient service for dental or healthcare needs. Also access social services around Medicare, CHIP insurance for teens, Medicaid as well as counseling for Affordable Care Act insurance plans.





College free clinics and school programs
Several colleges offer the public free dental care. It will be exams, cleanings, X-rays, maybe minor surgery and more. The schools give students experience by offering free or low cost care to the public, and all work is closely supervised. There is also help for college students as well.

  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry,  801 S Paulina St, Chicago, IL 60612. Telephone - 312.996.7555. Both specialized and general dental care is offered for children and adults. Fees can be set, and at low rates, for low income and uninsured. The Chicago College of Dentistry also accepts Kid Care and Public Government Aid and insurance.
  • Parkland Dental Hygiene Clinic, 2400 W Bradley Ave, Champaign Illinois 61821. Call 217-351-2221
  • CLC Dental Hygiene Clinic, 111 N Genesee St., Waukegan IL 60085. Phone 847-543-2172
  • Fox College Student Dental Hygiene Clinic, 6640 S Cicero Ave Midway Hotel Center Campus, Chicago Illinois 60638. Main number is 708-444-4555
  • Malcolm X College Dental Hygiene Clinic, 1900 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL 60612. Dial 312-850-7060
  • College of DuPage Dental Hygiene Clinic, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Clinic phone number - 630.942.3250. Dental services offered include cleanings, xrays, and bleaching. The clinic doesn't accept health insurance.

PCC Austin Family Health Center
Address is 5425 West Lake St, Chicago IL 60644. Dial 773-378-3347

Howard Area Community Center Eleanor Wester Dental Clinic
7648 N Paulina St, Chicago Illinois 60626. Phone number is 773-262-6622

There are several locations of this health, medical, and dental provider. They will not turn anyone away from care, regardless of their ability to pay or health insurance status. Get everything from check-ups, tooth replacement, preventative dental care to fillings or cleanings. There are also immunizations, information on physicals or prescription drug programs, and other support.

  • Belmont Cragin Health Center, 5635 W Belmont Ave, Chicago IL 60634. Call 773-736-1830
  • Northwest, 1649 N Pulaski Rd, Chicago IL 60639. Telephone - 773-278-6868
  • PrimeCare West Town is at 1431 N Western Ave Medical Office Bldg, Chicago IL 60622. Dial 312-491-5250 or 773-269-5540
  • Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, 2020 W Harrison, Chicago IL 60612. Dial 312-572-4500




The ARK - Main
Dental services are at 6450 N California Ave, Chicago Illinois 60645. Telephone - 773-973-1000

Greater Family Health
Free community clinic address is 450 Dundee Ave, Elgin IL 60120. Call 844-599-3700

CHESI - Harrisburg Medical & Dental Clinic
205 N Main St, Harrisburg IL 62946. Call 618-253-8450
This is a Federally Qualified Health Center, and help people on all ages, races, backgrounds, languages and more. There is a range of primary and preventative health as well as dental care services at affordable rates or free free to the low income or uninsured. Get Chronic Disease Management, oral cancer screenings, periodontal treatment, lab testing and more.

Azzarelli Outreach Clinic - IAFCC
341 N Saint Joseph AVE, Kankakee Illinois 60901. Telephone - 815-928-6093

Illinois Centre Healthcare - Dental Centre - Shawnee Health Service
3115 Williamson County Pkwy, Marion IL 62959. Intake number is 618-519-9200
Most of the dentists, staff, hygienists are from the local community, and they give free or affordable dental care to the community. The low income, uninsured, households on Medicaid or benefits can all get help.

Community Health Care Clinic
Main address is 900 N Franklin Ave, Normal IL 61761. For hours, dial 309-888-5531
Clinic services for the under insured, including migrant workers and immigrants, include annual teeth cleanings, fluoride, referrals to emergency surgery and other  low cost dental care. There is also Sealants, oral cancer checks, information on insurance plans and more.

Eagle View Community Health System
Address - 1204 Hwy 164 E, Oquawka IL 61469. Telephone - 877-350-2385

Whiteside County Community Health Clinic
1300 W 2nd St, Rock Falls IL 61071. Telephone - 815-626-2230

Crusader Community Health
The goal is to provide affordable care to the public for everything from dental to medical, mental health and more.

  • 1100 Broadway, Rockford IL 61104, Phone - 815-490-1600
  • Crusader Community Health on West State Street is another free clinic at 1200 West State St Woodward Campus, Rockford IL 61102. Main number is 815-490-1600
  • Belvidere location is at 1050 Logan Ave, Belvidere Illinois 61008. Call 815-547-0282

CHESI - Hardin County Dental Clinic
Address is 226 Main St, Rosiclare IL 62982. Telephone - 618-285-3930
Cavity fillings and other tooth decay treatments are given for free to the elderly, uninsured, unemployed and others. Or get free dental exams and teeth cleaning services.

Tri City Health Partnership Free Medical and Dental Clinic
318 Walnut St, St. Charles IL 60174. Dial 630-377-9277
Free dental care in English and Spanish. The staff are often Bilingual and residents of the community. There is Benefits Coordination for public aid, surgery to fix Cracked Teeth or perform wisdom teeth removals, diagnostic procedures, preventative cleanings and other care. The elderly, children, disabled are some of the main patients.







Zion Health Center - LCHD
1911 27th St, Zion IL 60099. For hours, call 847-984-5400

Free People's Dental Clinic
Chicago, Illinois 60609
This center can offer general dental care for children and adults who live in the vicinity of the clinic. Currently the clinic does not accept Public Aid, Government Insurance or Kid Care, and there is no charge for dental services for those patients or individuals without dental or health insurance.

Asian Human Services Family Health Center
2416 W Peterson Ave, Chicago, IL 60659. Phone (773)761-0300
Provides health and dental care to the low income and underserved in the Chicago area. All services are offered in languages other than English as well, including Mandarin, Vietnamese, Japanese and on.

Aunt Martha's Youth Service Center, Inc., and Healthcare Network
Olympia Fields, Illinois 60461
This dental and medical center is one of the largest federally qualified community health services in Illinois. They accept private public, and government insurance, and may have limited free or reduced price care.

Central Counties Health and Dental Clinic, Inc.
1001 Spring Street
Springfield, Illinois
(217) 717-9299
The center may offer qualified Illinois families with extractions, cleanings, fillings for a cavity, crowns, and other forms of affordable dental services. Another location is at 2239 E. Cook St., Springfield, IL 62703. Telephone - 217-788-2300

Chicago Family Health Center
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 768-5000
Over 8000 people every year get help from the community dental clinics in South Chicago, Pullman and East Side of Chicago. A wide variety of services and care is offered from the dental clinic, including preventive, cleanings, check ups, basic restorative, and other oral care.

Christian Community Health and Dental
Free clinic is at 2815 W 5th Ave, Chicago, IL 60612. Telephone - (773) 826-1018 or 773.233.4100
Dental care for children and adults. For patients without insurance, fees are based on a sliding scale or may even be free.

Christopher Rural Health
There are multiple free or low cost clinics in Southern Illinois. The non-profits are part of the Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) program. Get Routine Primary Care including Dental, teeth cleanings, and referrals. There may also be  Dental and Outpatient Surgery, Fluoride treatment, and more for free or affordable rates.

  • 2920 Veterans Memorial Drive, Mount Vernon, IL 62864. Dnetal or Medical (618)244-6544
  • 1564 South Washington Street, DuQuoin, IL 62832. Call (618)542-8702
  • 1401 US Highway 45 North, Eldorado, IL 62930. Telephone 618)273-2951
  • 4241 IL-14, Christopher, IL 62822. Call (618) 724-2401 or  (618) 724-7536

Circle Family Health Care
Chicago, IL 60644
(773) 921-8100

Community Health Improvement
Decatur, IL 62526
Telephone number - (217) 877-9117
Limited dental care may be provided by hygienists, volunteers, students, and dentists.

Community Health Partnership of Illinois
Anyone can get medical care, ranging from immigrants (documented or not) to the working poor, unemployed, migrant workers, homeless and others. As far as dental care, get Oral Cancer Screening, Wisdom Teeth Removal, Help for Facial Trauma, fluoride and so much more. A pharmacy is on site too.

  • The location is 205 W Randolph, Chicago, IL 60606. Call (312) 795-0000
  • 201 W. Kenyon Road, Champaign, IL 61820. Main intake is (217) 893-3052
  • 202 N. Schuyler Ave., Kankakee, Illinois 60901. Call (815) 932-6045

Friend Family HC, Inc.
Chicago, IL 60615
Telephone (773) 434-8600
A federal government subsidized center. The location will try to treat all patients, but may need to refer some to other providers.

Greater Elgin Family Care Center
Elgin, IL 60120
(847) 608-1344

Heartland Community Health Clinic
1701 W Garden St.
Peoria, IL 61605
Call (309) 680-7600 for an appointment
Preventive, Restorative care, cleanings, and other medical and dental care is available. Insurance is accepted.




Heartland Health Outreach, Inc.
Main number is 2200 W Touhy Ave, Chicago, IL 60645. Dial - (773) 338-4015

Heartland International Health Center at Roosevelt High School
3436 W Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
Phone: (773) 866-0818

Erie Family Dental Clinic
There are several across Cook County, Chicago, Lake County, and the region. They are a non-profit. They assist all races, ages, immigrants, the disabled or veterans, and walks of life. Free dental care is for uninsured and lower-income patients, or a sliding fee scale is used. Dial Call (312) 666-3494 or (847) 666-3494 for locations.

Lawndale Christian HC
Address of dental center - 3860 W Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Telephone - (872) 588-3000
Dial the location for referrals, information on local, affordable dentists and other assistance. Children and seniors can receive dental care as well.

North Kostner Health Center
The community health center is at 1520 North Kostner, Chicago, IL 60651. Dial (312) 337-1073
There is free oral hygiene classes as well as toothbrushes given out. Or inquire into sealants, fillings, denture repair for seniors on Medicaid as well as other dental services.

Primecare Community Health, Inc.
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 633-5846

Midwest Dental Group at Mt. Sinai Hospital
Chicago, IL 60608
The dental clinic can provide dental care for those individuals ages 2 and up. This center does accept Public Aid and Kid Care insurance as well, so government subsidized dental care is available.

Mile Square Clinic
Chicago, Illinois 60612
This clinic offers pediatric dental care only, and they can be free or low cost.

Chicago Family Health Center
Chicago, IL 60617
Telephone number is 773.768.6470
Fees are offered on a sliding scale, so the amount of medical bills are reduced. The center can also offer general dental care for those ages 3 and up. Accepts Government and Public Aid, Kid Care and some health insurance.

Division Dental Clinic
Chicago, Illinois 60622
A pediatric dentist and oral surgeon are on staff, and offer general dental care and reduced fees.

West Town Clinic
Chicago, IL 60622
Phone number - 312.744.5493
Fees for services can be free or charged on a sliding scale. Government insurance and Kid Care is both accepted and offered too.

Advocate Medical Group Dentistry - Illinois Masonic Hospital, Dental Division
811 W Wellington Ave, Chicago, IL 60657. Main Phone: (773) 871-1461
General dental care is provided as well as a sliding scale for handicapped and disabled patients. Other patients pay an agreed upon fee.

TCA Health Inc.
Chicago, IL - 60628
(773) 995-6300
Inquire into cleanings, lab work and X Rays, bridges and dentures. Affordable cleanings can address most of a patients dental needs.

Northwest Community Hospital, Mobile Dental Clinic
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
The clinic serves the areas of Elk Grove, Palatine or Wheeling Townships Illinois. Patients of this dental clinic are charged based upon a sliding fee scale.





Children's Dental Clinic
Evanston, IL 60201
Comprehensive dental care is offered for children that range in age from 3-18. Patients of this dental community clinic do need to live in Evanston Illinois. Government insurance is accepted, and referrals can also be made to other programs and dental centers. A low cost, high quality clinic for Illinois families.

Illinois Centre Healthcare Dental Center
Marion, Illinois 62959-5235
Community Clinic that offers dental services too. Services are generally provided to the low income and poor on an ability-to-pay basis.

Oak Park-River Forest Infant Welfare Clinic
Oak Park, Illinois 60302
Dental care, assistance, and other services are available for those patients who are ages 3-18. Bills are charged on a sliding scale, and government and public aid is accepted. They are a federal government grant funded FQHC member - Federally Qualified Health Center.

Waukegan-Belvidere Medical Clinic
Waukegan, IL - 60085
Call - 847.360.6525
Offers low cost or free dental care based on a sliding scale on patients income. Offers dental care for those ages 3 and up, and patients need to live in Lake County.

DuPage Community Clinic Dental Services
Wheaton, Illinois 60187
If you do not have health insurance, Public Aid, or government Medicaid, and live in DuPage County, you may have access to dental care.

Additional free dental care in Illinois

The list is extensive, however there are even more options. To get additional details as well as referrals, contact the Dental Lifeline Network Illinois, which is based in Peoria, IL 61612. They have applications for free care near you, give referrals as well as other information. To learn more, dial 888.235.5826.


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