Helpful Resources

Find a Dentist

Click Find a Dentist on this website for dentists who are members of the Greater Springfield Dental Society (GSDS).  Dentists are listed alphabetically by last name, and may also be viewed by Specialty or by County.  
Please call the dentist's office to find out if they are accepting new clients, and to check for availability of appointments.  The dental practice may have provider restrictions based on a private insurance plan, Medicare or Medicaid.

Greater Springfield Area Dental Clinics for Low-Income and Under-Served Individuals

Children's Smile Center
(serving Medicaid & MC+, Ages 4-12)
601-603 N 21st Street
Ozark, MO  65721
(417) 582-5439 
Tooth Truck
Ronald McDonald House
(Referrals made through the school nurse)
949 E. Primrose St.
Springfield, MO 65807
Miles For Smiles
1500 N Oakland
Bolivar, MO  65613
(417) 328-6334
Jordan Valley Dental Clinic
618 N Benton Avenue
Springfield, MO  65806
(417) 832-0083
Fordland Family Medical Clinic
1059 Barton Drive
Fordland, MO  65652
(417) 767-2273
Taney County Health Department
15379 US Hwy 160
Forsythe, MO  65653
(417) 546-4725 
Faith Community Health Center
(Services provided to working, non-insured in Stone & Taney Counties on a sliding scale)
610 South 6th Street
Branson, MO  65616
(417) 336-9355
Southern Illinois University (SIU) Edwardsville
Dental Implant Clinic
(618) 650-5062
UMKC Dental School
(816) 235-2100 
MC+ (888) 725-5908
Missouri Elks Mobile Dental Program (for rural areas of Missouri)
(Services provided to mentally disabled/physically disabled)
(816) 804-9701

Weaver Orthodontic Grant

Charles & Dorothy Weaver Memorial Orthodontic Grant Nomination Form

The Ellis Foundation Scholarship

For more information about the Ellis Foundation please visit website. Download the scholarship application for a one year scholarship not to exceed $1,000 per semester.
For a copy of the Ellis Foundation Scholarship Program, please contact Jean Harmison at 417-882-4117 or

Smile for a Lifetime

Smile for a Lifetime of the Ozarks Foundation is a charitable, non-profit organization that provides orthodontic care to individuals who may not otherwise have the opportunity to acquire assistance.Click here for more information. 

Missouri Mission of Mercy


MOMOM is a large scale dental clinic designed to meet the oral health care needs of patients of all ages who cannot otherwise afford care. The two-day free dental clinic is setup with portable equipment in a large public arena and dental screenings and services are provided at no charge to those that attend. A variety of healthcare providers including dentists, hygienists, assistants, lab technicians and nurses and many non-dental community volunteers will provide invaluable services to hundreds of patients in Missouri.

OTC Continuing Education 

View the latest Dental Class Schedules

ADA & Government Links

American Dental Association (ADA)
Missouri Dental Association (MDA) 
Missouri Board of Healing Arts - Dental
Springfield-Greene County Health Department
Missouri General Assembly
Missouri House of Representatives
Missouri Senate

Relocated or "Just Graduated" Dentist?

Are you a dentist who is new to the area or have recently graduated, and would like to join the Greater Springfield Dental Society? Please follow the link to the Missouri Dental Association ("MDA") and complete their application.  We are a component member of the MDA, so they will notify us when your application has been processed.