Affordable Dental Care

Affordable Dental Care

Here are some ways to find lower cost dental care in Massachusetts.

Boston University MassHealth Patient Upgrade Program (BUMP UP)

MassHealth members will be able to receive high quality care at the lowest out-of-pocket costs currently available in the area.
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
100 East Newton Street
Boston, MA 02118
Phone: 617-358-3900

  • In order for a patient to be eligible for BUMP UP the following criteria must be met:
    • MassHealth eligible on date of service; patient must present a valid MassHealth identification card on the date of service and be enrolled in a qualifying MassHealth program
    • Patient must be 21 years of age or older
    • BUMP UP fees must be paid on date of service

Forsyth Institute Dental Hygiene Patient Services

Services include oral health exams, x-rays, teeth cleaning, fluoride treatments and teeth whitening services. Call spring and fall semesters of academic year
Forsyth Dental Hygiene Clinic (Boston)
MCPHS University Boston
101 Palace Road
Boston MA 02115
Phone: 617-278-2700

Forsyth Dental Hygiene Clinic (Worcester)
MCPHS University Worcester
10 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01608
Phone: 774-243-3410

Harvard Dental Center At The Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Student dentists, supervised by Harvard faculty, provide comprehensive care to patients in the fields of general dentistry, periodontics, prosthodontics (including implant dentistry), endodontics, orthodontics and dental hygiene. The center accepts various dental insurance plans and MassHealth.
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-432-1434 x 1 (appt at teaching practice)
Phone: 617-432-1434 x2 (appt at Faculty group practice)

American Dental Association Find a Dentist

No matter where you are, an ADA member dentist is nearby.

Massachusetts Dental Society Access to Care

The resources can help you find the best dentist for you and learn about low-cost dental care options.

2 Willow Street #200
Southborough, MA 01745
Phone: 800-342-8747

MassHealth Dental Customer Service

Call about MassHealth dental benefits and / or locating a MassHealth dentist.
Phone: 800-207-5019
TTY: 800-466-7566 (TTY)

Find a dentist

Quinsigamond Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic

The clinic is open during the academic year (September – May). Services are provided by dental hygiene students under the supervision of licensed faculty members and a supervising dentist. A nominal fee is charged to defray the cost of supplies.
670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
Phone: 508-854-4306

Tufts Dental Facilities 

Tufts Dental Facilities (TDF) provides comprehensive dental care for adults and children with developmental disabilities living in Massachusetts. There are 7 clinics in the state.  Most patients will be eligible through MassHealth insurance.

Cape Cod Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic

The Cape Cod Community College Dental Hygiene Program operates a 14-chair clinic in Maureen M Wilkens Hall. Dental hygiene students treat patients while under the supervision of licensed dental hygienists and dentists. Clinic appointment times may range from 2 to 3 hour sessions depending on the treatment provided.
2240 Iyannough Road
West Barnstable, MA 02668
Appointments: 774-330-4371

Springfield Technical Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic 

Clinic offers many services at a low cost price.
1 Armory Square
Building 20 Room 238
Springfield MA 01102
Phone: 413-755-4900

Middlesex Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic

The dental hygiene program at Middlesex Community College provides preventive dental hygiene services at its on-campus clinic from September through May. These services are available at reduced cost to the local community, as well as to Middlesex faculty, staff and students. New patients are always accepted and welcome.
Health, Science & Technology Center
Talbot Building
44 Middle Street
Lowell, Mass 01852
Phone: 978-656-3250

Bristol Community College Dental Hygiene Clinic

Offers low cost dental treatments like cleanings, x-rays, sealants and whitening.
Department of Dental Hygiene
Sandra Aitkens, CDA
Clinic Manager
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: 774-357-2139

Fact Sheet last updated on: 3/22/2023


Disclaimer: INDEX is pleased to provide you this information. Please note, this information is not comprehensive, nor is it intended to take the place of professional advice. We encourage you to check other resources of such information. No endorsement by the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School,,  INDEX, or affiliates, should be inferred. We reserve the right to remove, to modify, or to add any information at any time, for any reason, and without notice.