COVID-19 update: The dental clinic is open! Please call 877-313-6232 or visit https://www.mydental.org/ if you have questions.
My Community Dental Centers (MCDC) provide quality, compassionate care for adults & children covered by most Medicaid plans, Healthy Kids Dental, MIChild, and most private insurances, as well as low-income uninsured patients. MCDC also has reduced fees for uninsured veterans with proof of service.
The dental clinic is a program of Washtenaw County Health Department - made possible with the generous support and collaboration of Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, the Washtenaw Health Plan, Washtenaw County, and My Community Dental Centers.
Dental visits prevent health problems. Visit twice per year.
Clinic Location and History
The dental clinic is located in the Haab Health Building in downtown Ypsilanti. The clinic is downstairs from Neighborhood Family Health Center and two blocks from the bus station. My Community Dental Centers operates the clinic for Washtenaw County Health Department. The clinic opened in February 2015.
Help Finding Affordable Dental Care
If you need help with Medicaid or finding affordable dental care, talk to the experts at the Washtenaw Health Plan. Visit the Health Care Counts website or call 734-544-3030 for more information.
Oral Health in Washtenaw County
Please see the Washtenaw County Dental Assessment.
All new patients must register by calling the central registration number 877-313-6232. You can also complete the online form, and the staff will call you back to schedule your first appointment. New patients in need of immediate treatment should call 877-313-6232 and tell the staff about any emergency needs when registering.
The clinic accepts most, but not all Medicaid plans.
Sliding Fee Scale
For patients without dental insurance, there is a sliding fee scale. Initial visits are $39 and include an exam, x-rays and a treatment plan. Patients can apply to get reduced rates by showing the clinic their income verification. For more information about these options, visit the My Community Dental Centers website.
Do you have patients to refer or a place to share community information? We now have bilingual rack cards available (English / Spanish and English / Arabic). Contact Susan Ringler-Cerniglia for materials. You can also download and print a poster in Spanish and English (PDF). Updated materials are coming soon!
Dental clinic staff speak Arabic and Mandarin. Telephone translation available for other languages.
The dental clinic is also a community art gallery. Educators and community art groups are welcome to showcase their work. Art pieces from 20 Ann Arbor K-12 schools, the Community Mental Health Art Recovery Program and local Latino artist Jose Miguel Galindo are currently on display.
If you represent a community group with art work to display, please contact Susan Ringler-Cerniglia.