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Dental Insurance Programs

Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

(877) KIDS-NOW

The Children's Health Insurance Program, or CHIP is a state health insurance plan for children. Depending on income and family size, working Utah families who do not have other health insurance may qualify for CHIP.


(800) 622-9651

Medicaid is a federal and state funded program run through the Utah Department of Health and Department of Workforce Services. Utah Medicaid helps provide payment for medical bills for those who qualify. In order to receive Medicaid assistance individuals must meet certain income guidelines and cannot afford the cost of health care. Contact the Utah Medicaid office for additional qualification details.

Primary Care Network (PCN)

(888) 222-2542

The Primary Care Network (PCN) is a health plan offered by the Utah Department of Health. It covers services administered by a primary care provider.

If you are uninsured and age 19-64, you may qualify for PCN.

Utah's Premium Partnership for Health Insurance (UPP)

(888) 222-2542

UPP (Utah's Premium Partnership for Health Insurance) helps make health insurance more affordable for families and individuals. UPP (pronounced ‘up’) helps you pay your monthly health insurance premiums through your employer’s health insurance plan or COBRA coverage.


Low Cost or Free Dental Care Providers: Salt Lake County

Community Health Centers, Inc.

Central City Dental Clinic

(801) 325-9538 461 South 400 East Salt Lake City, 84111

Accepts Medicaid, PCN, CHIP, or sliding fee scale

Stephen D. Ratcliffe Dental Clinic

(801) 328-5756

1365 West 1000 North Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Accepts Medicaid, PCN, CHIP, or sliding fee scale

Dental Hygiene Clinics

Fortis College Dental Hygiene Program

(801) 713-4200

3949 South 700 East, Suite 150 Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Preventative services to area residents. Small fee for service.

Salt Lake Community College Dental Hygiene Program

(801) 957-2710 Jordan Campus

3491 West Wights Fort Road (9000 S.) West Jordan, UT 84088

Preventive services for adults and children. Medicaid reduced fee schedule.

Accepts Medicaid, PCN and CHIP. Medicaid fees charged to poverty level of 200%

Family Dental Plan

Salt Lake City Clinic

(801) 715-3400

168 North 1950 West Suite 202 Salt Lake City, UT 84116


Low Cost or Free Dental Care Providers: Salt Lake County


Granite Family Dental Plan

(801) 646-4377

2500 S State Street Suite 404 Salt Lake City, UT 84115

Accepts Medicaid, PCN and CHIP

Health Access Project (HAP)

(801) 412-3980

140 West 2100 South Suite 208 Salt Lake City, UT 84115

The Health Access Project (HAP) provides an essential community service by helping low-income, uninsured residents of Salt Lake County gain access to quality primary and specialty medical care as well as dental care. To be eligible for HAP services, prospective patients must meet the following criteria:

 Not have any type of health insurance

 Be a resident of SL County

 Have an income below 150% of Federal Poverty Level

Maliheh Free Dental Clinic


The Maliheh Free Clinic is intended to serve both children and adults in families who do not have dental/health insurance and are not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid. In addition, the household income must be at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level.

The Maliheh Clinic only offers dental extractions. Appointments are scheduled for Wednesday mornings and fill quickly. Call to book an appointment.

Primary Children’s Medical Center

(801) 662-3900

100 North Mario Capecchi Drive Suite 3550 Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Medicaid insured or uninsured - The Dental Clinic at Primary Children's provides pediatric dental care for children ages 12 months to 14 years. Children with disabilities may be seen to age 18. This clinic also cares for children who have dental problems that must be

corrected as necessary to support their other medical treatment.


Low Cost or Free Dental Care Providers: Salt Lake County


Roseman University of Health Sciences - College of Dental Medicine

Phone: 801-302-2600

10920 S. River Front Parkway South Jordan, UT 84095

Accepts private insurance, Medicaid and CHIP for any covered services, charging the appropriate co-payment amounts (which range from free to 50 percent of the amount, depending on the plan) instead of the flat fee.

Individuals with no insurance will be charged $100 for diagnostic tests and treatment of problems such as toothaches, broken teeth and infections. More complicated procedures will cost more.

Salt Lake Donated Dental

Free Services:(801) 983-0345

Discounted Services:(801) 972-2747 1383 South 900 West, Suite 128 Salt Lake City, UT 84104

Salt Lake Donated Dental Services works with volunteer dentists to provide free services for those that meet the following requirements:

 At or below 100% Federal Poverty Level (must provide proof of income)  Medicaid

 Homeless

South Valley Dental Associates

(801) 566-1873

9217 South Redwood Road, Suite B West Jordan, UT 84088

Accepts Medicaid, PCN, CHIP. Gives a 10% discount for cash payment at time of service.


Low Cost or Free Dental Care Providers: Salt Lake County


University Health Care

University of Utah Medical Center Dental Clinic

(801) 581-2220

50 North Medical Drive, Clinic 7 Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Accepts Medicaid, PCN, CHIP, and adults with disabilities. A 10% discount will be given to self-pay patients. Payment is due at time of service. Patients are seen by appointment only.

Greenwood Health Center Dental Care Clinic

(801) 213-9530 7495 South State Midvale, UT 84047

Accepts Medicaid, PCN, CHIP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Value Care for children and adults. A 20% discount will be given to self-pay patients. Payment is due at time of service. Patients are seen by appointment only.

Utah Partners for Health

(801) 417-0131

3665 S. 8400 W. Suite 110 Magna, UT 84044

Provides basic x-rays, general cleaning, cavity filling, or extractions to low income, medically underserved individuals living in Magna, West Valley or Kearns. Small co-payment requested for service.


Other Partners

Sealants for Smiles

Phone: (801) 313-7051

Email: 5373 S. Green Street 4th floor Salt Lake City, UT 84123

Provides free sealant for students in low income schools.

Utah Give Kids a Smile

(801) 839-4115

Utah Department of Health

Oral Health Program (801) 538-9177

Utah Oral Health Coalition

The Mission of the Utah Oral Health coalition is to:

 Increase community awareness of the oral health needs of people in Utah.  Promote oral health education and prevention.

 Improve access to oral health care services.