|for the uninsured or those with financial hardships:
1120 N. Betty Lane
Services: All dental services, including hygiene
Clientele: All ages, must be an Everybody's Tabernacle shelter resident or can be referred from another shelter.
Guidelines: Shelter resident, all services are free, except for any lab fees
Homeless Emergency Project
1120 N. Betty Lane
Services: Simple extractions, pain relief
Clientele: Low income, no income adults only
Guidelines: Must be referred by health department or social services.
Johnnie Ruth Clarke Dental Clinic
1344 22nd Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33712 (727) 824-8177
Comprehensive dental clinic providing: digital x-rays,
preventative care, basic dental needs, wisdom teeth extraction and
most major services, .
Clientele: patients of all ages. Accepts straight Medicaid and self-pay.
Minimum pay available to those who qualify.
Pinellas County Department of Social Services
Clearwater- (727) 464-8400
Pinellas Park- (727) 547-7736
St. Petersburg- (727) 582-7781
Sanderlin (South St. Petersburg)- (727) 893-5007
Tarpon Springs- (727) 943-4743
Services: Pain Relief
Clientele: Homeless (mobile medical unit) adults, 18 and over, no Medicaid recipients.
Guidelines: Proof of income, social security card and must
be prequalified to receive services by calling one of the numbers listed.
MUST have referral from a social worker - social workers located at
those telephone numbers. Can only do dentistry up to $350 worth on
each individual, after that amount is spent, must get approved or
pay for the difference
Pinellas County Health Department 6350 76th Avenue N.
Pinellas Park, 33781
Services: General dentistry (cleanings, fillings, simple extractions)- no sedation
Clientele: Uninsured children or children on Medicaid up to
18, sometimes to age 21, if they have been on Medicaid for a prolonged
period of time
Guidelines: Must show proof of residency and proof of income to qualify for the sliding scale
(727) 588-4040, ext. 132
(727) 469-5800, ext. 121
Pinellas County Public Health Unit
5007th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, 33701
Services: Preventative, prophylaxis, extractions, pulpotomies,
stainless steel crowns for deciduous teeth, composite, and sealants
Clientele: Children only, ages 3-18, unless on Medicaid, then
up to 21
Guidelines: Appointments only, there is a waiting list, but
will try to work in emergencies. Open M-F 8am - 5pm,lunch is from
12-1. If not on Medicaid, parent must bring proof of income to qualify
for sliding scale and you must pre-qualify before patient is seen
by a dentist.
Pinellas County Human Services
medical and dental program for low-income adults, ages of 18 and
65 who are Pinellas county residents. who meet eligibility requirements.
If you are eligible for services, you may receive general primary care
with access to prescriptions, hospital care, and lab work. Dental care
is relief of pain only. You can have an income but must be at 100% of
the poverty guidelines. You must have a medical problem. They do not
provide preventative care. You cannot
have any health insurance, including Medicaid or Medicare. You must
bring certain documents of proof, call ahead for a list of the documents
needed. Pinellas County Human Services prefers that individuals schedule
appointments ahead of
time. Without an appointment, individuals will be seen on a first come,
first serve basis. If you bring all necessary documents, the caseworker
may be able to determine your eligibility that same day. There are five
Tarpon Springs Outreach
301 South Disston Avenue
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
1100 Cleveland Street, 12th Floor
Clearwater, FL 33755
Pinellas Park Outreach
6350 76th Avenue North
Pinellas Park, FL 33781
(727) 547-7736/ 547-7814
St. Petersburg Office
647 1st Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Sanderlin Center Outreach
2335 22nd Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Pinellas Technical Education Center
901 34th Street South St. Petersburg, FL 33711 (727) 893-2500
Services: Extractions $40; Fillings $20-60, and X-Rays $5. Cash or
checks are accepted at the time of service.
Guidelines: Provides a low cost dental clinic on the first three
Wednesday mornings of the month when
school is in session. Patients are accepted on a walk in basis only.
Individual must come at 6:15
a.m. Only the first 4 patients to sign in at intake time are taken.
St. Petersburg College- Hygiene Clinic
University of Florida Satellite Dental Clinic
960 7th Avenue
St. Petersburg, 33705
Services: General Dentistry
Clientele: Adults and children ages 2 and above
Guidelines: Triage time is at 7:30 am, 8 patients only, cost is usually $80 which includes exam, x-ray and one procedure. Treatment above and beyond the one procedure is offered at 1/3 less the price of a private office.
emergency dental clinic is offered every morning Monday through Friday.
Emergency walk-ins must arrive at 7:30 a.m. The clinic is limited to the
first 8 people. There is NO guarantee to
be seen. Potential patients are encouraged to call the day before to
make sure the clinic will be
open. Most procedures cost $110, generally 1/3 the cost of private