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Tennessee Safety Net Dental Grant

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Tennessee Department of Health
Oct 7, 2022

Melissa Painter


The Tennessee Department of Health offers funding to provide adult emergency dental extraction, preventive hygienic dental services, and general oral healthcare for uninsured adults in Tennessee 19-64 years of age. Preference will be given to applicants that propose to provide dental services to meet the needs of a Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Medically Underserved Population (MUP), or a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) where current safety net services are limited.

Applicants must provide:

  • Emergency dental extraction
  • Dental filing
  • Dental procedures listed on the Dental Code Formulary
  • Preventive hygienic dental services
  • Restorative services

Eligible applicants include faith-based and community-based organizations, federally funded centers, and Rural Health Clinics.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Awards amounts are not stated.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Tagged as
Clinics · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Oral health · Rural Health Clinics · Uninsured and underinsured · Tennessee

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