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
- 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
Forsyth Dental Hygiene Clinic (Worcester)
MCPHS University Worcester
10 Lincoln Square
Worcester, MA 01608
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)
Massachusetts Dental Society
2 Willow Street #200
Southborough, MA 01745
- Low cost dental clinics for patients that do not have insurance
- Massachusetts Dental Society
MassHealth Dental Customer Service – Call about MassHealth dental benefits and / or locating a MassHealth dentist.
TTY: 800-466-7566 (TTY)
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
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
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
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
44 Middle Street
Lowell, Mass 01852
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
777 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Fact Sheet last updated on: 12/16/2020