Dental Clinic Referral List

*Bread for the City Patients with DC HealthCare Alliance can go to Community of Hope dental clinic for free, no referral is needed, but they must provide their Alliance ID#.

☺ = serves children (look at notes for age requirements)

NORTHWEST

Community of Hope – Dental

Marie Reed Health Center

2250 Champlain Street NW

Washington, DC 20009

Tel: 202.232.6989

clinicinfo@cohdc.org

Hours:

Monday        9:00 AM – 5:00 PM  

Tuesday       9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday      9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday           9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

One walk-in accepted at 8:30AM & at 2PM each day.

Services: Comprehensive oral exams; dental x-rays; dental cleaning; scaling and root planing;

fluoride treatment; sealants; restorative work; dentures; extractions

Insurance: DC Medicaid, DC Alliance, DentaQuest, Quality Plan Administrator, AETNA, Carefirst Dental PPO. Have a sliding fee scale for uninsured patients that is an income-based, self-pay option.

Languages: language services for patients whose first language is not English.

Adventure Dental

3401 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington D.C., DC 20010-2501
(202) 829-5437

adventuredc.com

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Emergency Walk-ins only Mon-Fri 8am-10am and 1pm -2 pm.

Call for an Appointment: no walk-ins.  

Cost: Accepts DC Medicaid, DCHCA, Amerihealth, MedStar, and Trusted.  Accepts cash or credit if no insurance. MD Medicaid for children only.

Services: general dentistry for infants, children and teens only.

HYGIENE SERVICES: Examinations, Digital X-Rays, Fluoride Treatments, Oral Hygiene Instructions, Cleanings.  RESTORATIVE SERVICES: Fillings, Extractions, Sealants, Crowns, Nitrous Oxide, Root Canals—depending on location.

Insurance accepted: Medicaid, TriCare, BlueCross, Delta Dental, Aetna, Met Life and others. Major credit cards accepted.

Capitol Dental

2737-A Devonshire Place NW

Washington, DC 20008

(202)232-1116

Fax: 202-232-1991

Hours: Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM

Services: General Dentistry, Pediatrics, Oral Surgery.

Costs: Fee-for-service.  

Insurance: Accept DCHCA, Amerihealth, MedStar, and Trusted, Medicaid, all PPO private insurances.

Dianne Whitfield-Locke, DDS  ☺
Dental Health Care Associates
3333 14th St NW Suite M110

Washington, DC 20010

(202) 518-1147

Hours: Monday-Saturday day 9AM-5PM. Appointment Only. Emergencies can call for same day visit.

Serves: Adults and children. 2 yrs & General dentistry and pediatric dentistry.

Costs: Fee-for-service. Sliding-scale for low income.

Insurance: Accept DCHCA, and all commercial, and Medicaid. Do not accept medicare.

Ezy Family Dentistry  ☺
3901 Georgia Ave NW, Suite 1 (Basement)
Washington, DC 20011

(202) 291-1765

Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30AM –3 PM. Call for appointment.  Walk-ins 9:30-12

Serves: Adults and Children.

Costs: Fee-for service. $120 for uninsured children; $150 for uninsured adults.  

Insurance: Accepts DCHCA, Amerihealth, MedStar, and Trusted; does not accept Medicare.  Doctors meet with uninsured patients to discuss payment.

Howard University Dental Clinic  

600 W Street, NW (second floor)

Washington, DC

Patient Information (202) 806-0456

Clinical Dentistry (202) 806-0065

Cashier Office (202) 806-0467 or (202) 806-0465

Appointments:  

New Patients (202) 806-0008, (202) 806-0007

Children’s Dental Care (14 and under) (202) 806-0307

Adult Dental care: (202)806-0308

Orthodontics (202) 806-0011

Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Emergency clinic available for walk-ins during clinic hours on a first come-first serve basis.  If assigned, must call student-dentist in advance. Spaces extremely limited.

Serves: Adults and children

Cost:  Fee for service. Paid in cash or major credit card, check. All patients must pay on day of service (Those with accepted forms of insurance will receive reimbursement once insurance claims are filed and approved). Accept DC Medicaid.

Scheduled first visit: $149. Includes registration, history, and x-rays. Additional $65 for examination (so $214 visit total).

Emergency visits: $149 for history (does not include full examination, only x-ray and exam of the emergency. Treatment is additional cost). Tooth extractions are an additional $55-$235 (with no guarantee of tooth extraction on first visit).]

[Not open during the summer/ non-school dates. Call for dates.]

Howard University Oral Surgery Care Dental Clinic

2041 Georgia Avenue, N.W., Suite 4C-46
Washington, D.C. 20060

(202) 865-1491

Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM – 4PM. Call for appointment.

Serves: Only for oral surgeon.

Costs: Fee-for-service. Determined on a case-by-case basis.  

Insurance: Accepts several insurances, including DC Medicaid, Trusted, Amerihealth, Delta Dental, Cigna.

S.O.M.E. Dental Clinic

60 O Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

(202) 797-8806 ext. 1041

Hours: Monday- Friday 8AM – 4PM. Appointment necessary.  Emergency walk-ins 8 AM (first 3 patients)

Emergency and comprehensive oral care, including prevention, basic care, restorations, root canals, extractions and dentures. Serves: everyone over 18 years. Spanish services available.

Cost: Accept all federal Medicaid (DCHCA, Amerihealth, MedStar, and Trusted Alliance, HMOs).  No Medicare or Kaiser.  Emergency visits (can’t eat or sleep) are taken regardless of insurance — treatment only, not procedures.  Patients are encouraged to sign up for insurance, but if they are qualified and choose not to enroll, they have a low fee-scale.

Sharmin Dental Clinic
1613 Harvard St NW, Ste 108
Washington, DC 20009

(202)462-5227

Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM – 4 PM. Saturday 9AM — 3PM. Call for Appointment.

Serves: Children and Adults. Spanish services available. For general dentistry.

Cost: Fee-for-service. Dental cleaning: $95.  Cleaning & X-ray: $150. Accept cash & debit/credit card; no checks.

Insurance: Accept DC Medicaid,  HCA, Amerihealth, MedStar, and Trusted.  Not Medicare.  

Soft Touch Dental  ☺
2021 K St NW, Ste 103
Washington, DC 20006

(202) 601-9005

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday 8AM – 5PM; Tuesday 8AM-6PM; Saturdays 8AM – 2PM.

By appointment: phone or online.  Dentistry emergencies are welcome on the same day during office hours. 24 hour emergency calls are also available. Request 24 hour notice for cancellation.

Services: Adults and Children. General dentistry, oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics.  (Check what services are covered by your insurance.)

Costs: Fee for service with some discounts. Accepts only PPO (in network with Cigna) and uninsured.  Does not accept public health insurance (Medicare, Medicaid).  Cash or credit card.

Unity Health Care – Upper Cardozo Center   

3020 14th Street, NW

Washington, D.C., 20009

Phone: (202) 745-4300; Appointments: (202) 469-4699

Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Services: Restorative dentistry, Extractions, Dentures, Hygiene

Costs: regardless of ability to pay. For those who can pay, a sliding scale based on family size and income is used to determine the appropriate amount.

Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations, DC Healthcare Alliance (AmeriHealth, MedStar Family Choice, Trusted Health Plan), and other private insurance plans.

Washington Hospital Center  ☺

110 Irving Street, NW

Washington DC, 20001

(202) 877-7332; 202 877-DOCS (3627)

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM- 4:30 PM. Call for appointment or online at www.medstarwashington.org/our-services/oral-and-maxillofacial-surgery/ .  No walk-in appointments. First appointment examination, with no guarantee of surgery on same day. (No routine dentistry).

Services: Adults and Children over 13. Oral surgery and Orthodontics only: oral surgery for conditions of the jaw, mouth, and teeth to restore function and repair appearance.

Cost: Fee-for-service. Accept cash, credit card, and checks.

Insurance: Accept MedStar and DC Medicaid, Medicare (only medical surgery). Bring insurance card and list of all medications, including dosages.

Whitman Walker Dental Clinic

(1) 1525 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20005

(202) 745-7000

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8 am – 8 pm; Friday 8 am – 6 pm

(2) Max Robinson Center

2301 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE

Washington, DC 20020

(202) 745-7000

Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm

https://www.whitman-walker.org/service/dental/

Serves:  Adults only.  General dentistry. Currently, Whitman-Walker is only accepting new dental patients who are already medical patients. All current Whitman-Walker medical patients are eligible for dental services with us, regardless of medical history. Dental care is available at both 1525 and the Max Robinson Center.

All services are available to the Spanish-speaking community through bilingual staff and volunteers. Other language translation services are available upon request.

Cost: Uninsured patients are evaluated and charged on a sliding scale.  Accepts cash and credit card

Insurance: Accepts Cigna, Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield Dental, Quest, Alliance, Medstar, DC Medicaid, DC Amerihealth.  Does not accept Trusted.  

NORTHEAST

Adventure Dental

1305 Rhode Island Ave. NE

Washington, DC 20018-3706

Phone: 202-269-4746

adventuredc.com

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00 PM

Serves: general dentistry for infants, children and teens only.

HYGIENE SERVICES: Examinations, Digital X-Rays, Fluoride Treatments, Oral Hygiene Instructions, Cleanings.  RESTORATIVE SERVICES: Fillings, Extractions, Sealants, Crowns, Nitrous Oxide, Root Canals—depending on location.

Insurance: Medicaid, TriCare, BlueCross, Delta Dental, Aetna, Met Life and others. Major credit cards accepted.

Adventure Dental

3946 Minnesota Ave NE ·

(202) 397-1033

adventuredc.com

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00 PM

Serves: general dentistry for infants, children and teens only.

HYGIENE SERVICES: Examinations, Digital X-Rays, Fluoride Treatments, Oral Hygiene Instructions, Cleanings.  RESTORATIVE SERVICES: Fillings, Extractions, Sealants, Crowns, Nitrous Oxide, Root Canals—depending on location.

Insurance: Medicaid, TriCare, BlueCross, Delta Dental, Aetna, Met Life and others. Major credit cards accepted.

Dr. Albert A. Coombs III DMD

2415 Benning Rd NE, Suite #1
Washington, DC 20002

Tel: (202)-396-9679

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9AM -5PM. Call for Appointment. 8:45-12 Walk-in hours.

Serves: All ages. General dentistry, endodontics, surgery, some PMJ.

Costs: For uninsured, charge fee for service — about $200 for exam & cleaning. Accept cash, check or credit card.

Insurance: Accepts all DC Medicaid, not DCHCA, Amerihealth, MedStar, and Trusted); Delta Dental, Metlife, Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield. (No Medicare).  

Unity Health Care Brentwood Health Center  

1251-B Saratoga Avenue, NE (behind Israel Baptist Center)

Washington, DC 20018

Phone: (202) 832-8818; appointments: 202-469-4699

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm; Saturday 8:00 am – 2 pm  Walk-ins?

Costs: regardless of ability to pay. For those who can pay, a sliding scale based on family size and income is used to determine the appropriate amount.

Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations, DC Healthcare Alliance (AmeriHealth, MedStar Family Choice, Trusted Health Plan), and other private insurance plans.

Unity Health Care – Parkside Health Center (formerly Hunt Place)

765 Kenilworth Terrace, NE

Washington, DC 20019

Phone: (202) 388-8160; Appointments: 202-469-4699

Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Costs: regardless of ability to pay. For those who can pay, a sliding scale based on family size and income is used to determine the appropriate amount.

Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations, DC Healthcare Alliance (AmeriHealth, MedStar Family Choice, Trusted Health Plan), and other private insurance plans.

Unity Health Care – East of the River

123 45th Street, NE

Washington, DC 20019

Phone: (202) 388-7891; for appointments: 202-469-4699

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM. Wednesday: 8:00 AM-7:30 PM.

Costs: regardless of ability to pay. For those who can pay, a sliding scale based on family size and income is used to determine the appropriate amount.

Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations, DC Healthcare Alliance (AmeriHealth, MedStar Family Choice, Trusted Health Plan), and other private insurance plans.

Languages: interpretation services through our Interpreter Services Hotline.

SOUTHEAST

Unity Health Care – Anacostia

1500 Galen Street, SE

Washington DC 20020

Tel: 202-610-7160; appointments: 202-469-4699

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 7:30 pm; Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; Saturday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Languages: Interpretation services available:  Spanish, Amharic.

Costs: regardless of ability to pay. For those who can pay, a sliding scale based on family size and income is used to determine the appropriate amount.

Insurance: Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations, DC Healthcare Alliance (AmeriHealth, MedStar Family Choice, Trusted Health Plan), and other private insurance plans.

Hill Crest Dental Associates  ☺

2811 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Suite #2

Washington DC, 20020

(202) 584-0710 for general dentistry; (202) 582-7275 for oral surgery (once a week)

Hours: General dentistry: Monday & Tuesday 10AM-7PM; Wednesday 9AM-3PM; Thursday 9AM-5PM; Friday 8AM-2PM. Oral surgery: call for schedule.

Serves: All adults and children.

Cost: Accepts all DC Healthcare plans (Medicaid, Amerihealth, MedStar, and Trusted). Does not accept Medicare.  Accepts cash and credit cards.

Washington Dental Health Care  ☺

729 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

(202)546-2202

http://www.washingtondentalcenter.com/

Hours: Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m (last appointment at 5). Limited Saturday hours.  Call for appointment, no walk-ins unless emergency.

Serves: Ages 8 and Up.

Costs: Accepts DCHCA. Accept Medicaid, Trusted, Amerihealth, & all major health insurance plans. Accept major credit cards and checks.

SOUTHWEST

Community of Hope Health Services

Conway Health and Resource Center

4 Atlantic Street SW

Washington, DC 20032

For appointments call: (202) 540-9862

Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday        9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Same-day dental services are available for emergency cases. Only x-rays, examinations and any needed medication are provided. Only two emergency patients are accepted in the morning and two in the afternoon. We do not do extractions or perform any difficult procedures during these hours. Patients can then be scheduled for a full appointment. If necessary, we will refer patients out.

Serves: All ages. Only DC residents, unless an already established medical patient.

Costs: Sliding fee scale, income-based, must provide proof of income.

Dental Insurance: Medicaid, Dentaquest, BlueCross BlueShield Care First, DC Alliance

Patients without insurance must provide, in advance, proof of income and DC residence to make appointment.

Language services: information and services to Limited-English Proficient individuals: language services will be provided free of charge.