Mobile Dental Outreach at Arc of Alachua County

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The UF College of Dentistry and the Arc of Alachua County have partnered to provide oral health screenings and prevention-focused dental care to adults with special health care needs in North Central Florida. The purpose of this program is to enhance access to oral health care for persons with intellectual, developmental, or acquired disabilities through collaboration with patients, caregivers, and community partners. This program is made possible through funding from the CareQuest Institute for Oral Health and the Alachua County Commission.

Interested participants or their guardians, caregivers, or representatives may complete the appointment request below. A member of the UF College of Dentistry will contact you to provide additional details and schedule an appointment.

Please Note: This program provides limited dental services and is not an emergency dental clinic. If you need urgent dental care, please click here for more information.

Mobile Dental Outreach Details

  • WHERE: Arc of Alachua County | 3303 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606
  • WHO: Adults with special health care needs. NOTE: We serve children with special health care needs in Alachua County and the surrounding areas through the College of Dentistry’s Saving Smiles Program. Visit us online for information and to make an appointment.

Services Offered

  • Secure online teledentistry visits
  • Dental screenings and referrals
  • Oral hygiene and nutrition education
  • Desensitization and behavioral support
  • Preventive dental treatments including fluoride varnish and silver diamine fluoride
  • Limited dental care including protective dental fillings
  • This program does not offer dental care under sedation or general anesthesia

Parent/Guardian Information

The patient’s parent or legal guardian must be present if the patient is not able to provide informed consent for care.

Location Information