About this clinic

Last-Modified: 2020-10-21 21:13:33

Polk County Health Department Call and make appointment Fees:

Full payment at reduced rate

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Haitian

Service Hours:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday 

Description:

Programs that specialize in the care of the teeth and associated structures in the oral cavity including the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the teeth and the gums.

What Services are Available?     

  • Exams    
  • X-rays    
  • Cleanings    
  • Fluoride treatments    
  • Sealants    
  • Fillings    
  • Extractions    
  • Oral hygiene information

Why should I come?

Dental care remains a top health concern in their county.

Good dental health is important for your overall health including speech and nutrition.

Untreated oral disease can be a risk factor for heart and lung disease, stroke, and diabetes.

Visit a dental provider soon, if you have any of the following issues:    

  • Broken teeth or fillings    
  • Roots of any of your teeth that are exposed    
  • Sores on the tongue, gums, or inside the cheek that do not heal    
  • Teeth that hurt when you drink hot, cold,or sweet beverages    
  • Bleeding Gums

Who is Eligible?

Their clinics serve children and adults who do not have access to a private dentist.

Acceptable dental health plans include:    

  • Medicaid and plans such as Dentaquest,
  • Liberty Dental
  • Argus Dental.

Since dental plans may change, please call to see if they accept yours.    

Polk health care plan. $10.00 copay for members.    

Low Income Pool (LIP) Grant. Contact their office to see if you qualify.    

Cash, personal check, or a credit card payment is accepted for select services if an individual does not have a dental plan as listed above.

A $20.00 pre-pay is required.

Photo ID and proof of plan coverage (if applicable) are required at each visit.

Children must have a legal guardian present at each visit.

What to bring to a dental appointment?

If this will be your first appointment in one of their dental clinics, they recommend that you arrive at least 15 minutes early to fill out the necessary paperwork.

Clients must present identification such as:

  • Driver’s License,
  • Social Security card,
  • Medicaid Card,
  • Birth certificate,
  • Immunization records,
  • Other official photo identification.

Parents or Guardians must accompany unemancipated children under 18 years of age for their first visit.

When & Where?

Their hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with the exception of holidays.

Their office will close daily from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM for lunch.

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We have listed the dental costs below which we have compiled for Polk County Health Department Dental Clinic Auburndale. We cannot guarantee the dental costs to be completely accurate. Costs are displayed for informational purposes for our users. We have compiled prices provided by users to this website. In order to obtain actual costs please contact the dental offices directly.

Date Added Type of Clinic Description Cost
2020-07-01 Charged Sliding Scale $20
2018-09-22 Completely Free Clinic $20
2018-05-16 Charged Sliding Scale $20
2018-02-27 Not Free Or Sliding Scale $10


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  • Posted by on Jun 1, 2020

    Do you tske insurance i have 2 broken teeth

  • Posted by on Dec 1, 2019

    How much would you charge for a bridge for one tooth? I have Delta Dental Insurance. Thank you!!! :)

  • Posted by on Apr 19, 2019

    Hi I'm supposed to get a bridge from the Medical University of South Carolina dental clinic because I do not have dental insurance but I could be moving before I'm able to get the bridge is that something that you guys could help me with? Thank you.


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