Highland Hospital Dental Clinic

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Note for IRC and Dental updates:
STARTING FEBRUARY 1, 2016
DROP-IN DENTAL SERVICES AT HIGHLAND HOSPITAL HAVE CHANGED TO BE BY SAME DAY PHONE APPOINTMENTS ONLY
CLIENTS MUST SCHEDULE A REGISTRATION APPOINTMENT BY PHONE IN ORDER TO BE TO BE SEEN.

Weekend and Nights Dental Emergencies: go to Highland ER

Free for qualifying low income clients
They accept some Government Insurance and some Private Insurance – call General Registration # to verify

Last update: 06/29/16


PHONE NUMBER:

  • 510-437-6575 Same Day Appointment
  • 510-437-4247 General Registration
  • 510-437-4473 Change Appointments


LOCATION:

  • 1411 East 31st street, Vallecito bldg, E Wing, 2nd Floor



HOURS:
Urgent/Emergency dental same day appointment call starting 5:30am- 1pm M-F
Clinic Hour: 7am-5pm M-F (First appointment 7am)


SERVICES:

  • Full Dental Services offered
  • Emergency dentistry
  • Diagnostic/preventative care/ Restorative care
  • Dental Examination, X-Rays, Extractions & Fillings
  • Cosmetic Surgery



COST/INSURANCE:

  • They accept government Insurance: MediCal (DentiCal), Health Pac (for undocumented immigrants), temporarily MediCal, United Health Care (from MediCaid & MediCare programs), Cigna (from MediCaid & MediCare programs).
  • Private Insurance: Not many. They might accept PPO with out of net work plan. They don't accept Delta Dental or HMO. People with private insurance should go to other private dental clinics.
  • There is no debt forgiveness and no sliding scale.
  • If patients start a payment plan with the hospital, they might qualify for 50% off the payment (Depending on their income status)
  • They are not charity/Free Clinic as mentioned by several financial counselors. So they will send unpaid bills to the collection agency.


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