Dental Care: 215-5110
Knox County Health Dept.
140 Dameron Avenue, 37917
Pulls teeth for those who meet low-income guidelines. Apply through Health Department Social Services (215-5400) and bring picture ID and proof of address and income (past four to five weeks); if on TennCare or Medicare, bring insurance card. Mon.- Fri., 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Dental Clinic at VMC: 934-1746
A ministry outreach of Volunteer Ministry Center
511 N. Broadway, 37917
Offers limited dental services, including dentures. Clients must be homeless or verify low-income. Open Tues. & Fri., 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. No appointment necessary, but call ahead for eligibility guidelines and availability of services.
Gift of Sight, Hearing & Dentures (CAC): 546-6262
Office on Aging
611 Winona Street, 37917
For Knox County residents who cannot afford them, program provides low-cost denture exams and dentures for seniors age 60+, and low-cost eye and hearing exams, eyeglasses, and hearing aids for people age 50+. Services are provided at no initial charge to participants, who repay cost over time based on ability to pay. Denture program is for dentures and related exam only; no extractions, routine dental maintenance, or restorative work.