Free or Low Cost Dental Services

South Carolina Primary Health Care Association
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.
South Carolina Dental Association
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.
East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO)
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.
1145 Six Mile Road
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: 843-849-9220
Medical University of South Carolina
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.
171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
age 14 and over
Phone: 843-792-2101
age 5-14
Phone: 843-792-3365
under age 5
Phone: 843-792-8760
Midlands Technical College
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.
Airport Campus
1260 Lexington Dr.
Columbia, SC 29170
Phone: 803-822-3450
Trident Technical College
Dental cleanings and X-rays are provided by supervised dental hygienist students.
Post Office Box 118067
North Charleston, 29423-8067
Phone: 843-574-6465
Dental Services Health Sciences Building
7000 Rivers Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406
VA 1-Stop Service Inquiry Page: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding VA Health Care Services
(Department of Veterans Affairs)
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.

Last Modified: Friday November 01, 2019 2:16 PM