Dental Care for Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Tufts Dental Facilites

Provided in partnership with the Massachusetts Departments of Developmental Services and Public Health

For Patients and Caregivers

To receive care at Tufts Dental Facilities (TDF), each patient must first meet certain qualifications. Caregivers should contact their nearest facility below. (View map.) After calling, our staff will help determine eligibility and verify insurance. Caregivers can also receive information on eligibility from the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services.

Please see our frequently asked questions prior to calling.

After-Hours Emergency Care

If a current TDF patient requires urgent dental care when the TDF clinics are closed (e.g., nights, weekends, and holidays), emergency services are available at Tufts Medical Center (TMC) in Boston. To contact TMC, please call (617) 636-5114 and ask for “Emergency Dental Care.” Alternatively, caregivers and patients can instead contact their closest emergency room for services.


Please note: The Glavin and Templeton clinics have closed. Please contact the Worcester or West Springfield clinics for information. Children with special needs can also be seen at Tufts Pediatric Dental Clinic in Boston.

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Hogan Regional Center (Hathorne)

450 Maple St., P.O. Box A
Hathorne, MA 01937
p. 978-774-5000 x510 | f. 978-774-2408

Massachusetts Hospital School (Canton)

3 Randolph St., Bradford Building, 2nd Floor
Canton, MA 02021
p: 781-562-0349 | f. 781-562-1058

Northwoods Medical Center (Taunton)

2007 Bay St. Suite B110
Taunton, MA  02780
p. 508-823-7323 | f. 508-823-7932

Seven Hills Pediatric Center (Groton)

22 Hillside Ave.
Groton, MA  01450
p. 978-732-5400 | f. 978-448-2695

West Springfield

1275 Elm St. Suite B
West Springfield, MA 01089
p. 413-363-1345 | f. 413-363-1676


150 Goddard Memorial Drive, Suite 2, Floor 1
Worcester, MA 01603
p. 508-796-1555 | f. 508-796-1562

Wrentham Developmental Center

40 Emerald St.
Wrentham, MA 02093
p. 508-384-8987 | f. 508-384-6594

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please click on a question to view the answer. If your question is not answered below, please contact your closest TDF location.

Do you provide free care?

No, unfortunately, we can not provide free care/services.

If you would like more information about receiving insurance through MassHealth, please click here.

If you would like more information about our prices, please click here.

How do I become a patient at Tufts Dental Facilities?

To receive care at TDF, all patients must first meet certain qualifications. Caregivers should contact their nearest facility from our list of locations.

What insurances do you accept?

Tufts Dental Facilities accept a variety of insurances, including MassHealth. Please call your nearest location to verify insurance.

Do you need to have insurance to be a patient?

No. Some of our patients/caregivers pay out of pocket. However, please note that we can not provide free care.

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