Comprehensive Dental Resources

  • Community Care Network of Kansas

  • Donated Dental Services (DDS)

    • Assists individuals with permanent disabilities, compromising medical conditions, or elderly persons (age 65+)
    • Visit https://dentallifeline.org/Kansas download an application
      • All applications must be submitted through Anita Garbo, DDS Coordinator
      • Phone: 785-273-1900 Email: agarbo@dentallifeline.org Fax: 785-273-1542
  • Kansas Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic (KMOM)

    • Annual first come, first serve free dental clinic. Location varies from city to city
    • Usually occurs in late January-early February
    • 2023: March 24th – 25th in Topeka, KS.
    • For more information: http://www.ksdentalfoundation.org/about-kmom/
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry

  • Project Access

    • Donates medical care and dental care for uninsured, low-income residents of Sedgwick County, Kansas.
    • Eligible patients must be referred by participating physicians and dentists throughout Sedgwick County.
    • Visit http://centralplainshealthcarepartnership.org for more information
  • Smiles for Success

    • Offers cost-free dental care to women graduates of accredited job readiness and placement programs or other community-based agencies thus helping those who are helping themselves.
    • Smiles for Success is affiliated with numerous job readiness programs in over 30 States.
    • Smiles for Success no longer accepts applications directly from individuals. All applications must be submitted through a job readiness program. Affiliates can fill out this application https://smilesforsuccess.org/wp-content/uploads/SFS-Application-for-Services.docx
    • Visit https://smilesforsuccess.org for more information
  • KNI Dental Clinic (Kansas Neurological Institute)

    • Open every Friday
    • Serves all ages with intellectual developmental disabilities, including community members who pass a screening to assure the disability
    • Residents of KNI are first priority
    • There is no fee
    • Services provided: exams, cleanings, fillings, extractions
    • NO dentures or other appliances
    • Sedation services are now available through a private mobile agency that bills separately, but their services are usually covered by insurance (including Medicaid)
    • Wait list usually about two months, but hey will move somebody up for emergencies
    • Contact: Debbie Mesecher at 785-296-5377 Email: Deborah.Messecher@ks.gov
  • KC Children’s Surgery Center

    • Ambulatory Surgery Center specializing in same-day, outpatient dental procedures under general sedation
    • Children 18 months to 18 years
    • Adults with special needs up to age 60
    • Medicaid Accepted, payment plans offered
    • Se Habla Espanol
    • Patient must meet medical requirements (BMI under 40%, cardiac and/or neuro clearance)
    • Phone: 816-235-3455
    • Visit www.bluecloupsc.com Select the “Refer a Patient” tab
    • If self-referral, please use “Self-Referral KS” on Dental Office line item on the submission form
  • Medicaid Providers

    How to find dentists accepting KanCare (Medicaid):

    • All children enrolled in KanCare have dental coverage. For help finding a dentist for your child, use the Find a Dentist for Your Kid search tool on the federal CMS website at this link: www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/find-a-dentist/index.html
    • Adults with KanCare insurance can receive dental exams and cleanings at least once per year. In addition, United Healthcare will provide one x-ray per year and those with a FE waiver may be eligible to receive dentures at no cost. Tooth extractions may be covered if they are considered medically necessary.
    • Call the phone number on your health insurance card to find out how to find a dentist near you who takes your insurance.
    • Be sure to let your dentist know that you’re enrolled in KanCare or give them the name of your health plan when you make an appointment for care.
    • If you’re having trouble getting an appointment to see a dental care provider, call the KMAP Customer Service Center at 1-800-766-9012 or your health plan’s member services department for help.

    UNITED HEALTHCARE

    • www.uhc.com
    • Click on “Find a Doctor”
    • Click on “Find a Dentist”
    • Select a Network — this is already pre-selected for you
    • You can then search for a dentist based on your location, Dentist Name or Practice Name. •Please note: as a non-registered user, the list of dentists you access on this site may not be the same as the list you access as a registered user. This function is provided for informational purposes only.
    • Customer Assist: 1-877-542-9238 (TTY 711)

    SUNFLOWER

    AETNA

    • http://skygenusa.com/Find-a-Dentist.htm
    • Enter in your Zip Code
    • You can then search for a dentist based on your location
    • Please remember to review the "Network" column and make sure your dentist is listed in your plan.
    • Customer Assist: 1-855-221-5656 (TTY 711)

    To learn more about KanCare (Medicaid) or to enroll for coverage, visit www.kancare.ks.gov/consumers/.

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