Dental Services in Alameda County

Basic Services

This includes cleanings, simple extractions, and tooth fillings, such as what can be seen at the free clinic.

  • Davis Street Dental Clinic (Website) (San Leandro). Call 510.347.4620, fee for service, low-cost sliding scale, after some paperwork. Will have to make an appointment. MWF.
  • Chabot College Dental Clinic (Website) (Hayward). Call 510.723.6900, fee for service, $10-$20 for examination, X-ray and filling. Will have to make an appointment. M-F 9-3:30. Age 18 & up only.
  • Kerry's Kids. 510-444-4326, gro.sdikyrrek|ofni#gro.sdikyrrek|ofni. At different locations, FREE. Provides well-child care, vaccinations, minor acute care of children, also has a dental screening clinic.

Medi-Cal Dental Patients in Alameda County can call (800) 633-6825 from 7 AM - 7 PM for reduced cost referral appointments.

Comprehensive Services

  • La Clinica Fruitvale (Website). They have a dental department.
  • Lifelong (Website). Also have a dental department, must become a member first.
  • Western Dental (Website) is another option. They have a search option to look for places open, and available for emergency dental. You pay a yearly fee (approx. 80, although there are sometimes discounts, that will cover screenings, etc. Everything else you can pay for by putting down a deposit, and paying the rest by monthly fees.
  • Suitcase Clinic (Website) Dental services by lottery. Services done at Berkeley Free Clinic.
  • Tiburcio Vasquez Dental in Hayward ([http://www.tvhc.org/ProgramsServices/Dental.aspx]) TVHC Dental only makes appointments for clients who have been members of the Health Center for 6 months. Call 510-471-5907; press #5, then #4.
  • Asian Health Services Dental Clinics (Website) AHS has two clinics: a main clinic (in Oakland) and a satellite location in at the College of Alameda. You must be a member of AHS to receive services (general, full scope dental including endodontrics, pediatric dental, periodontics, and oral surgery, with referrals to specialized care). Call 510-986-6880 (main clinic); 510-986-6888 (dental clinic); 510-986-6812 (College of Alameda Dental Clinic) to become a member.

Urgent & Emergency Dental

This is basically impossible to find over the weekend, so sad. Abandon all hope, ye who enter. BUT check out SF IMPACT clinic. They have Free weekly dental clinic

  • Highland Hospital Dental Clinic (Website) 510-437-6575. Only Monday thru Friday, Appointments only from 5:30 am - 1 pm. Regular clinical hour is 7am- 5pm. They only take the first 50 people, so recommend showing up earlier. However, if you have a dental emergency, they will still take you in until 5pm. If you go there over the in the evening and during the weekend, you need to go to the hospital's ER. They will give you pain medication.
  • Western Dental (Website) is another option. They have a search option to look for places open, and available for emergency dental. You pay a yearly fee (approx. 80, although there are sometimes discounts, that will cover screenings, etc. Everything else you can pay for by putting down a deposit, and paying the rest by monthly fees. Some locations are open on Saturday.
  • If they're willing to make it to SF, UCSF does have emergency dental BUT only for people who are already registered patients. 415-476-1891 if M-F 8-5.
  • Ashland free clinic (Website) Saturday 8:30-11:00am (7:30 for new patients) provides referrals for ACUTE dental concerns to be seen on Monday or Tuesday by volunteer dentists.

Dental in Berkeley

Suitcase Clinic Dental (Website) Dental services by lottery. Services done at Berkeley Free Clinic.

Info on BFC and suitcase clinic lotteries: http://tinyurl.com/berk-dental-lottery

Printables

Alameda Area Low Cost Dental from the dental society.

Low Cost Dental Resources for Alameda County, updated 1/9/2012

List of Medi-Cal providers in Alameda County Updated in 2013. Website or phone number also works!

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