Wisconsin Oral Health Program - Grants to Dental Clinics (2014-2017)

The Oral Health Program in the Department of Health Services awarded $850,000 to 10 non-Federally Qualified Health Center safety net dental clinics. Each of the 10 grantees currently serves a significant number of low-income uninsured/underinsured Wisconsin residents. Listed below are the dental access grantees.

  • AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW), located in Milwaukee and Madison, provides increased access to dental care to low income, uninsured, and underinsured HIV positive individuals living in southeastern and southern Wisconsin. Grant funds will provide comprehensive oral health care services to new HIV positive patients in Milwaukee and Madison.
  • Bread of Healing Clinic, located in Milwaukee, provides oral health care restorative services to uninsured adults. Grant funds will provide resources for clinical dental staff to expand dental services to the clinic’s patients.
  • Brown County Oral Health Partnership, located in Green Bay, provides oral health care preventive, restorative, and educational programs and services to uninsured and underinsured children up to age 18 who have no dentist. Grant funds will help sustain and increase capacity at two local clinics in Green Bay.
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College Dental Clinic, located in Eau Claire, provides comprehensive dental care to low income individuals utilizing Marquette University School of Dentistry students. Grant funds will support costs to sustain and increase clinic services.
  • Jefferson County Community Dental Clinic, located in Fort Atkinson, provides basic dental services to Jefferson County residents with no dental insurance and an income less than 200 percent of the Federal Poverty level or who are eligible for BadgerCare Plus or Medicaid. Grant funds will be used to increase staff time to provide greater access to oral health care.
  • Madison Dental Initiative (MDI), located in Madison, provides free dental care to the homeless, the uninsured, and the working poor in the greater Dane County area. Grant funds will increase the number of patients receiving care.
  • Ministry Dental Center, located in Stevens Point, provides comprehensive dental care to Portage and Waupaca County residents enrolled in BadgerCare Plus or Medicaid. Grant funds will provide resources for additional dental health professional staff to increase access to care. 
  • Ministry Door County Medical Center Dental Clinic, located in Sturgeon Bay, provides oral health care to individuals on BadgerCare Plus or Medicaid and/or disabled individuals. Grant funds will increase the clinic’s capacity to provide oral health care by adding an additional day of service each week.
  • St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care, located in Milwaukee, will provide restorative and prophylactic care for the cognitively and physically disabled, when the clinic opens in 2016. Grant funds will provide resources to support clinic operations.
  • Waukesha County Community Dental Clinic, located in Waukesha, provides comprehensive dental care to low income children and urgent or emergent dental care to adults in Waukesha County. Grant funds will provide resources to support the dental team staff to improve and expand clinical services.

Other Reduced Rate Dental Clinics

Complete listing of reduced rate dental clinics in Wisconsin

Last Revised: May 24, 2016