Dental Health Safety
Net Clinic Directory 

There are some clinics and non-profits across the state that provide low cost and emergency dental services to uninsured residents. Below, you will find a list of those places divided by region.  

Middle Tennessee

Cookeville Rescue Misson
1331 South Jefferson St.
Cookeville, TN 38501
931.520.7003

Services are provided for free to Rescue Mission residents and resident staff members and for those in the community who cannot afford regular dental care, extractions are offered at $90. Please call to make an appointment. 

Dickson County Health Department
301st. End Av.
Dickson, TN 37055
615.446.2839 

Provides comprehensive dental care for residents of Dickson County on a sliding scale to those age 20 and under. Adults will be seen for emergency extractions only by appointment. Adults will be charged on a sliding scale with a minimum 5-dollar charge. 

 

Good Samaritan Clinic 
46 Union St./Clarksville, TN 37040 
931-648-2444 

Serving all counties ages 18 & up only/Non-profit clinic by volunteer dentists/Free clinic/Extractions only/no 3rd molars 

Interfaith Dental Clinic 
600 Hill Avenue, Suite 101, Nashville, TN 37210
615-329-4790 

Counties served: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson- All ages Provides comprehensive dental care to low-income, working, uninsured people, their children and the elderly Non-profit clinic/volunteer dental providers / Program by application (provide proof of employment unless you are age 65 or older, proof of address, NO insurance) / Fees based on income and payment due at time of service / By appointment only after approval of application / Accepts TennCare for patients age 20 and under 

Interfaith Dental Clinic of Rutherford County 
210 Robert Rose Dr. Murfreesboro, TN 37129 
615-225-4141 

Counties served: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson- All ages Provides comprehensive dental care to low-income, working, uninsured people, their children and the elderly Non-profit clinic/volunteer dental providers / Program by application (provide proof of employment unless you are age 65 or older, proof of address, NO insurance) / Fees based on income and payment due at time of service / By appointment only after approval of application 

Lentz Public Health Center 
2500 Charlotte Ave., Nashville, TN 37209 
615-340-5601 

Davidson Co. Residents (chilren up to age 21) Limited adult emergency care is also available. TennCare is accepted, and for those who do not have TennCare, a sliding scale fee scheduled based on income and number of people in household is available. Non-profit government clinic / Sliding fee scale / By appointment only 

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Nashville 
1035 14thAvenue North, Nashville, TN 37208 
615-327-9400 

Serving all counties and all ages / Non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center / Sliding fee scale for the uninsured / All major insurance accepted including TennCare for patients age 20 and under /Walk-ins accepted daily on a 1st come, 1st serve basis before 8 am / Comprehensive dental services provided/ No IV sedation/ No orthodontics 

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Clarksville
1035 14thAvenue North, Nashville, TN 37208 
615-327-9400 

Serving all counties and all ages / Non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center / Sliding fee scale for the uninsured / All major insurance accepted including TennCare for patients age 20 and under /Walk-ins accepted daily on a 1st come, 1st serve basis before 8 am / Comprehensive dental services provided/ No IV sedation/ No orthodontics 

Meharry GPR Dental Clinic 
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd. Nashville, TN 37208 
615-327-6297 

Serves all Middle TN counties with / Reduced fees / Accepts most insurance including TennCare for patients age 20 and under / Extractions/implants/IV sedation 

Meharry Oral Surgery Clinic
1005 Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Blvd./Nashville, TN 37208 
615-327-6844 

Serving all counties ages two and up. Reduced fees (a third cheaper than a private practice). Accepts insurance and TennCare for patients ages 20 and under. Students provide comprehensive dental services / Emergency care available at Metropolitan Nashville General Hospital @ Meharry: call 615-341-4357 for Davidson County residents only 

Mobile Medical Dental Unit  

Ministry extension of Brentwood Baptist Church, offers dental extractions and medical screenings, does not take appointments but partners with local churches and organizations through special events, for more details visit medicaldentalunit.com

Montegomery County Health Department 
330 Pageant Lane, Clarksville, TN 37040 
931-648-5747 

Serving Montgomery and surrounding counties. Provides comprehensive dental care for children (ages 20 and under) on sliding scale. Adults seen for emergency extractions only (up to 2 per day) call for an appointment at 8am) / By appointment / Accepts TennCare and uninsured for patients age 20 and under /Adults charged a minimum of $5, then sliding scale fees 

Neighborhood Health 
Cleveland: 1223 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, TN 37207 
East 905 Main Street, Nashville, TN 37206
Napier 107 Charles E. Davis Blvd. North, Nash, TN 37210
Lebanon: 217 E. High Street, Lebanon, TN 37087 
Mission: 639 Lafayette Street, Nash, TN 37203 
615-227-3000 

Serving all counties age 3 and up/ Private Non-profit Organization Discounted fees for those without dental insurance based on family size and income Accept private insurance or TennCare for patients age 20 and under By appointment , Comprehensive dental services provided, No oral surgery; No orthodontics Limited number of emergency care or same day visits based on first come first serve 8-10 am and 1-2 pm as possible 

Remington College Dental Hygiene 
441 Donelson Pike Suite 150, Nashville, TN 37214 
615-493-9398 

Serving Allcounties All ages / Adult appointments $23.00 for full cleaning but have monthly specials / By appointment Only / No Walk-Ins/Procedures include: Cleanings, Scalings, Xrays 

Robertson County Health Department 
806 S. Brown St./ Springfield, TN 37172 
615-384-0208 

Serving Robertson and surrounding counties; patients age 21 and under /Dentist only available Thurs. and Fri. / Sliding fee scaleAccepts TennCare only / Provides basic services / Must call first for walk-ins 

Rutherford County Health Department  
100 W. Burton St./ Murfreesboro, TN 37130 
615-898-7880 

Serving Rutherford and surrounding counties / Provides comprehensive dental care for children age 20 and under on sliding scale fees/ Adults seen for emergency extractions only (up to 2 per day; call for an appointment at 8am) / By appointment / AcceptsTennCare and uninsured for patients age 20 and under /Adults charged a minimum of $5, then sliding scale fees 

Salvus Center, inc. Dental Clinic/ Hope Clinic 615-644-GRIN (4746) 
1005 Union School Road, Gallatin, TN 37066
Hours: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday –Friday

Serving those in Sumner County – all ages/non-profit clinic / All dental services/By appointment only Fees based on income/payment due at time of service/sliding fee scale 

Stewart County Community Medical Center 
1021 Spring Street, Dover, TN 37058
931-232-5329 

Federally Qualified Health CenterAccepts the insured, uninsured, and TennCare. Sliding fee scale available, based upon income. 

Three Rivers Community Health Center  
7723 Clearview Lane, Suite 200, Lyles, TN 37098 
931-670-8318 

Federally Qualified Health Center accepts the insured, uninsured, and TennCare. Sliding fee scale available, based upon income. 

Tennessee State University Dept. Of Dental Hygiene 
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd./Nashville, TN 37209 
615-963-5791 

Serving all counties/ Cleanings, x-rays, sealants and deep cleaning only at reduced feesPatient must be available for a minimum of 4 to 5 visits as this work is done by students for a grade Patient must commit to multiple appointments. Call for an appointment / Accepts no dental insurance / Accepts ages 4 and up 

Williamson County Health Department  
1324 West Main St./Franklin, TN 37064 
615-794-1542 

Serving Williamson and surrounding counties / Provides comprehensive dental care for children age 20 and under on sliding scale fees/ Adults seen for emergency extractions only (up to 2 per day; call for an appointment at 8am) / By appointment / AcceptsTennCare and uninsured for patients age 20 and under /Adults charged a minimum of $5, then sliding scale fees 

Wilson County Health Department  
927 E. Baddour Parkway/ Lebanon, TN 37087 
615-443-2021 

Serving Wilson and surrounding counties / Provides comprehensive dental care for children age 20 and under on sliding scale fees/ Adults seen for emergency extractions only (up to 2 per day; call for an appointment at 8am) / By appointment / AcceptsTennCare and uninsured for patients age 20 and under /Adults charged a minimum of $5, then sliding scale fees

Southeast Tennessee

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department  
Homeless Health Care Center, 921 E. Third St., Chattanooga, TN 37403 
423-209-8100 

Federally Qualified Health Center accepts the insured, uninsured, and TennCare. Sliding fee scale available, based upon income. 

Smiles, Inc. 
107 East 10thStreet (In the Armory) South Pittsburg, TN 37058
Southside/Dodson Avenue Community Health Center 423-778-2800
1200 Dodson Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37406
Dr. William Roy Dental Clinic 423-698-3178 
Hope for the Inner City, 1800 Roanoke Ave, Chattanooga, TN 37406
423-228-3077 

Uninsured, Low-income individuals and families can apply in person 

East Tennessee

Cherokee Health Systems 
4330 Maynardville Highway, Maynardville, TN 37807
865-992-3849 

Federally Qualified Health Center / Accepts the insured, uninsured, and TennCare. Sliding fee scale available, based upon income. 

Cookesville Rescue Misson 
1331 South Jefferson, Cookeville, TN 38501 
931-520-7003 

Services are provided for free to Rescue Mission residents and resident staff members and are offered at minimal cost to those in the community who cannot afford regular dental care. 

Community Health of East Tennessee 
502 W. Central Ave. Suite 1/La Follette, TN 37766 
423-562-1156 

Counties served: Campbell and surrounding / Most insurance accepted; sliding fee scale 

Interfaith Health Center 
315 Gill Avenue/Knoxville, TN 37917
865-846-7330 

Sliding Fee Scale / Serving all Tennessee Residents / Must be working / Uninsured only Comprehensive dental care and health services / Patients must have no medical insurance and are not eligible for TennCare 

Karis Dental Clinic 
54 Broad Street SW, Cleveland, TN 37311 
423-457-8024 

Provides dental screenings, extractions, fillings, limited crowns, limited dentures and partials, and cleanings for Bradley County residents who have no dental insurance and live at the poverty level or below. 

Upper Cumberland Primary Care Rural Health 
1100 England Drive, Cookeville, Tennessee 38501
931-646-7506
Federally Qualified Health Center/Accepts the insured, uninsured, and TennCare. Sliding fee scale

Volunteer Ministry Center  
511 North Broadway, Knoxville, TN 37917 Serving Knox County 
865-524-3926 

For homeless with no I.D  

Keystone Dental Care 
23-232-7919
603 Bert Street/ Johnson City, TN 37601 
Serving all East Tennessee 
/ 21 and up / Uninsured only / No emergency care
Morgan County Health Council 423-346-6201
224 Old Mill Rd./ Wartburg, TN 37887  

Serving all persons within Morgan County / Sliding fees/eligibility required / Emergency care provided only on referral basis 

Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic
65-774-7684
312 Prince Street/ Sevierville, TN 37862 Serving all Sevierville patients / Sliding Scale Fees / Uninsured only 

Rural Health Services Consortium  
Sneedville Medical Center –Hancock County 423-733-2131P.O. Box 658 
1861 Main Street, Sneedville, TN 37869 
Mountain City Medical Center – Johnson County – 423-727-6319 P.O. Box 670
222 Oak Street, Mountain City, TN 37683  

Servolution Health Services 
245 School Road, Speedwell, TN 37870 
276-445-1067 

Faith based clinic that provides comprehensive dental services/ Uninsured/Pre-qualification screening/Must meet financial poverty guidelines/Sliding fee scale 

Trinity Health Ministries Dental Clinic  
1127 East Lamar Alexander Parkway  Maryville, TN 
37804 Blount County
865-681-0770 

Proof of residence required / Emergency and Uninsured / Walks-Ins not accepted / Uninsured only 

Northeast Tennessee

Healing Hands Health Center  
245 Midway Medical Park, Bristol, TN 37620S 
423-652-0260 

Service Area: NE Tennessee & SW Virginia Population Served: Low-income, uninsured Application Process / Charitable Clinic /Accepts no insurance/ Charges a nominal fee 

Friends in Need Health Center 
102 East Ravine Street, Kingsport, TN 37660 
Stone Drive or 102 E. Ravine
423-246-0010 

Serving the employed and uninsured of Sullivan and Hawkins County Return the completed application with ALL of the required documents back to our medical clinic. Turn in all required documents when dropping off your application:Picture identification (such as a driver’s license) / Recent telephone or electric bill with your name and address on it, Social Security cards for all household members / Last two pay stubs for all income earners in your household, Copy of last year’s income tax return Letters from any government agencies such as TennCare or the Department of Human Services. Application will not be processed until all documents are received. 

Christ Community Health Services  
2953 Broad Avenue, Memphis, TN (901-271-6050) 
38112 Hickory Hills Center (901-271-6155)
5366 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38112
3362 South Third Street, Memphis, TN 38109 (901-271-6369) 
1350 Concourse Ave, Suite 142Memphis, TN 38104 (901-272-7170) 
409 Ayers Street Memphis, TN 38105 (901-515-5601) 

Population Served: Medicaid eligible, TennCare, Uninsured(self-pay) Service Area: Tennessee Eligibility Requirements: Medicaid (TN) patients and TennCare Enrollees under 21 years / Premiums: For TennCare Patients: based on income and family size as set by TennCare standards. / Co-pays: Paid to provider. TennCare insure with income are based on poverty level as set by TennCare standards. Uninsured (no TennCare) are based on services provided. Minimum Fee: $15 

Memphis Health Center  
360 E.H. Crump Boulevard, Memphis, TN 38126
901-261-2000 

Federally Qualified Health Center/Accepts the insured, uninsured, and TennCare. Sliding fee scale available, based upon income. 

Reelfoot Rural Ministries  
6923 Minnick-Elbridge Rd. Obion, TN 38240 
731-538-3900   

Low-cost care for persons without insurance and who could not otherwise afford care./Extractions & Fillings/Serving NW TN Dyer, Lake, Obion counties

University of Tennessee College of Dentistry  
875 Union Avenue/Memphis, TN 38163 
901-448-6468 

Serving patients of all areas and all ages / Patient must attend screening appointment before being accepted for treatment Patient must complete application to be accepted (acceptance not guaranteed) / Insurance accepted TennCare accepted for patients age 20 and under / Children must be accompanied by legal guardian 

West Tennessee Regional Office Dental Clinic 
295 Summar Street, Jackson, TN 38301
731-423-6600 

State-of-the-art facility staffed by a full-time dentist and dental assistant / Provides services on a sliding fee scale based on income / All counties in Tennessee / Call for more information to make an appointment 

Additional Resources

Affordable Dentures  

Nashville: 932 Allen Road, Nashville, TN 37214 615-871-9339 Hours: Nashville –7:30am –5:00pm Dickson: 201 Gum Branch Road, Burns, TN 37029 615-441-3678 Dickson- Office opens at 8:00 amShelbyville: 1872 N Main Street, Shelbyville, TN 37160 931-400-2450 Shelbyville – 7:30am – 4:30 pm Serving all counties / For profit clinic with reduced fees for dentures and denture repairs / Extractions, crowns and implants available 

Tennessee Donated Dental Services  

Operated by the National Foundation of Dentistry for the disabled and elderly•Serving all counties / No emergency or routine care / Treatment is free and is a one-time opportunity by applicationRequirements: •Must have a disability severe enough to prevent gainful employment, or be elderly or medically compromised (continued on next page)•Must be without financial resources to pay for care and without dental insurance•There is a waiting list / Must complete application / Treatment provided by private dentists that donate their time in their own officeNote: You may check periodically to see if they are enrolling by calling or on their website at www.nfdh.org 

Tennessee Health Assist Programs  

COVERKIDS-To determine eligibility: Call 1-866-620-8864 or go to: http://www.tn.gov/coverkidsTENNCARE – To determine eligibility: Call Health Assist Line, 615-313-9972 or go to www.tn.gov/tenncare TRANSPORTATION-Southeastrans toll-free at1-866-473-7565(TennCare Select and Blue Care Members only) 

Remote Area Medical  

Serving all counties / Non-profit, volunteer, airborne relief corps / Provides free care /Emergency extractions, restorations, cleanings and fluoride treatments. For locations of services, please call or you may check the schedule online at www.ramusa.org