Dental Care Services

Smile, California

Keeping your teeth healthy is one of the best things you can do for your oral and overall health. The Medi‑Cal Dental Program provides free or low‑cost dental services to children and adults enrolled in the Medi‑Cal health care program. Click here to search for a Medi-Cal dental provider in your area or call 1-800-322-6384.

For information on how to apply for Medi-Cal, please visit www.coveredca.com or call 800-300-1506. You can also apply by phone contacting the Orange County Social Services Agency at 1-800-281-9799, Monday-Friday, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm or visiting My Benefits CalWIN.

InsureKidsNow.gov

Need to find a dentist for your child or teen? Use the Dentist Locator to find a dentist in your community who sees children and accepts one of the dental benefits plans listed below:

  • Denti-Cal Medi-Cal Program
  • Liberty Dental Managed Care
  • Health Net Dental Managed Care
  • ACCESS DENTAL Managed Care
Dentist Locator

Smiles Connection OC

Smiles Connection OC helps connect parents with low to no cost dental services for children and young adults through 20 years of age.

Care Coordinators are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Contact us today to find a dentist near you! (855) 54-SMILE (855-547-6453).

Ride Services to Medical and Dental Visits

Seeing the dentist regularly for checkups and a dental cleaning can help prevent infections and other dental problems. Routine dental visits can help identify and treat dental problems before they become painful, costly, and lead to health problems.

Getting to a dental or medical appointment may be difficult for some people as they age. Transportation services are available in Orange County to help individuals get to their non-emergency medical and dental appointments. Click on “More Information” below for local transportation resources. You can also contact your dental or medical provider for more information.

Health Care Services

Low Cost Community Health Centers

The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers member clinics provide quality medical and dental care for persons who have Medi-Cal, other insurance, are uninsured, or cannot afford care.

Please click here for a list of medical and dental health centers open during COVID-19 restrictions.

If you need assistance locating a community health center, please call the Orange County Health Referral Line at 1-800-564-8448.

Orange County Health Referral Line

The Orange County Health Referral Line provides assistance in getting access to dental and health services in Orange County.

For more information, please call 1-800-564-8448, Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

TDD Number is (800) 801-7100.

2-1-1 Orange County

2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people find local resources they need. You can call 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week.

Search online for more resources at:  2-1-1 OC.

Ride Services to Medical and Dental Visits

Seeing the dentist regularly for checkups and a dental cleaning can help prevent infections and other dental problems. Routine dental visits can help identify and treat dental problems before they become painful, costly, and lead to health problems.

Getting to a dental or medical appointment may be difficult for some people as they age. Transportation services are available in Orange County to help individuals get to their non-emergency medical and dental appointments. Click on “More Information” below for local transportation resources. You can also contact your dental or medical provider for more information.