Mississippi Primary Health Care Association
Community Health Centers
(CHCs) are not-for-profit clinics that offer dental services to all community residents, regardless of income or insurance. CHCs charge a reduced fee based on a person’s income and family size.
Community Health Centers in Mississippi
You can also contact the Mississippi Primary Health Care Association at 601-981-1817
Donated Dental Services
The Mississippi Donated Dental Services (DDS) Program provides free, comprehensive dental care through volunteer dental providers. Dental care is provided to people who because of serious disability, advanced age, or medical problems lack adequate income to pay for needed dental care. Contact the MS Program Coordinator at 601-932-2200 for information. If you would like an application please click here.
· Doctor Visits
· Emergency Care
· Hospital Care
· Prescription Drugs
Univeristy of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry at University of Mississippi Medical Center provides low-cost dental treatment through several programs. Contact the School of Dentistry at 601-984-6080.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance brings together America’s pharmaceutical companies, doctors, other health care providers, patient advocacy organizations and community groups to help qualifying patients who lack prescription coverage get the medicines they need through the public or private program that’s right for them. Many will get them free or nearly free. PPA's mission is to increase awareness of patient assistance programs and boost enrollment of those who are eligible. To access the Partnership for Prescription Assistance by phone, you can call toll-free, 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669).
www.pparx.org enables patients to find programs for which they may be eligible.
http://kids.pparx.org provides information on help available for children.
Click here for a copy of PPC fact sheet or PPC frequently asked questions .
Mississippi State Department of Health's Division of Dental Services
The MSDH provides programs that address the oral health needs of children, adults, families and communities in Mississippi through public health clinics, schools, and approved dental health providers.
To check for Regional Oral Health Consultants in your area click here
For more information regarding MSDH programs and services click here
Volunteer Dental Clinics in Mississippi
The MDA is aware of the following clinics that may be able to provide dental services to those who need assistance. This listing is provided as a service to the public. The MDA is not able to guarantee the provision of dental treatment or services at these locations. Individuals seeking assistance must contact the individual clinics, make application for services and also meet the established criteria to be eligible for dental services.
Central Mississippi - Jackson Metro Area: Mission First - 601-608-0050
Jackson Metro Area: The Jackson Free Clinic is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation operated by the medical students of the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine in cooperation with local physicians and community leaders. The Jackson Free Clinic is dedicated to treating those who have no insurance and cannot otherwise afford medical care. To schedule an appointment call (601)355-5161 between 11:30AM and 4PM on Saturday. If you leave a message, please include your name, phone number, and request. Clinic staff members are only available to take and return calls during this period.
Northeast Mississippi - Tupelo Area: Good Samaritan Health Services Free Clinic 420 Magazine Street Tupelo, MS 38804
Phone: (662) 844-3733
Northeast Mississippi - Tupelo Area: Tree of Life - 662-841-8777
The Tree of Life Clinic is a “first come, first served” clinic held the first Wednesday (5-9 pm) and the third Saturday (9 am -3 pm) of each month. This clinic is for those patients NOT covered by Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance. All dental appointments are made by referrals per the staff of The Tree of Life medical clinic. That means the patients must first be seen by a physician at the clinic. At this time, the dental treatment provision includes acute care only - extractions, treatment for infections and minor lesion removals. No restorative or preventative treatment is provided for now.