Community based private, non-profit health centers provide primary care services at income-adjusted fees. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the Community Health Centers button to find a list of "community owned and operated, not for profit corporations that provide services to medically underserved areas, primarily in communities with few or no primary care providers." Centers are listed by name, so to find one in a certain location, you will need to scroll through the list.
SC Access (Lieutenant Governor's Office on Aging and the South Carolina Aging Network)
This site provides links and information about services for the aged and the disabled through its a database. You can find low-cost dental services in your area by clicking on Services Directory. Then choose your county and enter a keyword, such as dental. Click on Search. It will give you a list of any clinics in your area that offers free or low-cost services.
Click on enter here. On the next page, select Clinics on the menu bar across the top for a list of dental clinics which offer service at low or no cost to low-income patients. Select Find a Dentist on the menu bar to search the member directory for a dentist.
Bon Secours-St. Francis Wellness House
(Coordinator: Annette Maraville, RN)
Hours of Operation: Tue. 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. No appointments taken. Arrive early. Address: 1684 Brownswood Road
John’s Island, SC 29457 Phone: 843-559-4493
Provides emergency extraction services on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 3:30 p.m. Does not make appointments and must sign up for services at the office. Will only see 10 patients at a first come, first served basis. Patients need to arrive early to secure a spot. Open to all. Also offers preventive and restorative services for people who live in the East Cooper section of Charleston County and lower Berkeley County. Please call for more information regarding services. Address: 1145 Six Mile Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 Phone: 843-849-9220
A full range of dental care is provided. Patients are accepted by patient request or referral. During the first visit you should expect to receive a thorough examination which includes a medical and dental history. Indicated X-rays and other diagnostic procedures may be performed.
The MTC Dental clinic offers Cleanings (Periodontal Scaling), Prophylaxis, and Client Education for adults and children. Sealants, and X-rays are also available as needed. On a limited basis, Periochip, Doxycycline gel and Arestin whitening are also offered. Fees for services usually offer substantial dollar savings for clients. Address: Airport Campus 1260 Lexington Dr.
Columbia, SC 29170 Phone: 803-822-3450
Smiles for a Lifetime
(Trident Technical College)
Coordinator: Bill Hogan Hours of operation: Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Call to schedule an appointment. This clinic is for children up to age 18 only.
Address: North Charleston Main Campus Build 630, Room 104
Charleston, SC 29423 Phone: 843-574-6158
If you are a military veteran, you may qualify for free or low-cost health care, including dental care. See this site for information about eligibility for dental care and to find a VA facility near you.