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Wisconsin Oral Health Program: Grants to Dental Clinics (2011-2012)

In October 2011 the Oral Health Program in the Department of Health Services awarded $850,000 to nine non-Federally Qualified Health Center safety net dental clinics. Each of the nine grantees currently serves a significant number of low-income un/underinsured Wisconsin residents.  

Funded Clinics

Childrenís Hospital of Wisconsin provides comprehensive care to low income children in Milwaukee. Funding will allow for an increase in services at three established sites in the central city of Milwaukee. 

The Madison Dental Initiative provides comprehensive dental care to Dane County homeless on site at the Salvation Army Homeless Shelter. Funding will support clinic expansion.

The Brown County Oral Health Partnership has a comprehensive school based dental program for low income children in the Green Bay School District. Funds will enable the program to serve three additional schools.

Ministry Dental Center-Stevens Point serves Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus residents from Waupaca and Portage counties. Grant funds will provide for hiring additional dental health professional staff.

Chippewa Valley Technical College-Eau Claire is a Technical College that educates future dental hygienists. The clinic also provides comprehensive dental care utilizing Marquette University School of Dentistry students. Funding will sustain and increase clinic services.  

Rural Health Dental Clinic-Turtle Lake provides care to low income children in school settings and adults in fixed clinic sites. Funding will increase clinic services by enhancing dental health professional staff time.  

Healthy Teeth Healthy Communities-Manitowoc provides care to low income residents of Manitowoc County . Grant funds will assist in expanding services to children in Sheboygan County schools.

Waukesha Community Dental Clinic addresses the comprehensive oral health needs of low income Waukesha County residents, with a strong focus on children. Funding will expand clinical services through increasing clinical staff.

Bread of Healing Clinic-Milwaukee is located on the north side of Milwaukee, providing restorative services to uninsured adults. Grant funds will increase clinic capacity with the addition of clinical staff.  

Other Reduced Rate Dental Clinics

A complete listing of reduced rate dental clinics in Wisconsin is at: http://www.wda.org/tab/public (exit DHS)

 

Last Updated: November 12, 2013