Senior Smile Dental Service State Funded Rehab

  • 10505 Se 17th Av
    Milwaukie, OR - 97222

  • 503-513-5010

Senior Smile Dental Service State Funded Rehab

The Senior Smile Dental Service is a community service program providing low-income, uninsured senior citizens living in Multnomah County with affordable dental care. Through SSDS, participating Multnomah Dental Society members agree to offer treatment to qualified patients at a 50% reduction in normal rates, with the exception of lab fees, which are charged in full. Sponsored by MDS since 1979, this community service program has provided nearly $1,000,000 in routine and specialty treatment to over 4,000 residents. Our goal is to help those seniors who would otherwise have no means of affording professional dental care.

* Routine dental treatment
* Specialty dental treatment

Financial Assistance, Costs, and Eligibility
* You must be a resident of Multnomah County.
* You must be 65 years of age, or older.
* Your income must be less than $1,140 per month as an individual, or less than $1,537 per month in a family of two.
* You must be without dental insurance.
* You must be willing and able to pay your portion of the dentist's fees.
* You need to pay a $30 fee to the Multnomah Dental Society to enroll in the Senior Smile program.
* You must provide proof of income by sending your latest Social Security Benefit Statement (Form SSA 1099) OR copies of tax returns for the previous two years.
* On your first visit to your new Senior Smile dentist, you are expected to pay for your portion at the time of service. After that, you may discuss financial payment plans with your dentist
* If you wish to continue participating in the program after the initial year, you will need to renew your membership. There will be a renewal fee for each year you renew. You will receive a form in the mail as a reminder.

This dental assistance location provided is subject to change. We work to maintain an accurate list, but we urge you to call the location directly for further information as may have changed since this posting was created.

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