Community Dental Center | School of Allied Health | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Applied Sciences and Arts

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Community Dental Center

Any child who is currently a Medicaid recipient is eligible for SIU Community Dental Center services, but a co-pay may be required. Children who are not covered by Medicaid may also receive services at discounted rates. We accept cash/credit card payments only.

Services provided include cleanings, x-rays, checkups, school exams, sealants, and topical fluoride treatments. Restorative treatment, such as fillings, may also be performed if needed.

Referrals will be made for extensive dental services.

The patients receive care from fourth-year SIU dental hygiene students, faculty dentists and volunteer dentists from our region.

Patients are seen by appointment only. Fall/Spring clinic hours are Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 am-12:00 pm /3:30 pm-6:30 pm and Friday 8:00 am-12:00 pm. Summer hours are Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am-2:00 pm. Appointments may be made by calling 618-453-2353. You can also contact us at

Please call 24 hours in advance if you cannot make it to your appointment.

How to get here

Southern Illinois University
Applied Sciences and Arts Building (By the entrance close to SIU Arena)
1365 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901