Dental Health Services

The UCFS dental department offers dental services for people of all ages at the Griswold Health Center and The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center in  Norwich, CT. Both dental clinics are wheelchair friendly.

Services in Griswold

  • Oral Health Education and Prevention
  • Fillings
  • Sealants
  • Oral Health Examination
  • Simple Dental Extractions
  • Oral Health Prophylaxis (Disease Prevention)

Services in Norwich

  • Oral Health Education and Prevention
  • Fillings
  • Crowns
  • Root Canals
  • Sealants
  • Oral Health Examination
  • Dentures
  • Dental Extractions
  • Oral Health Prophylaxis (Disease Prevention)

The Norwich dental clinic offers two treatment rooms called the “Special Smiles” room. They offer a comfortable, calming dental suite for people with dental phobia, autism or special needs. The dental team here is also linguistically diverse. Patients with English as their second language receive face-to-face customer service from a dental team member who fluently speaks Spanish, French, Cape Verdean Creole, Hindu, Farsi, Polish, Haitian Creole, or Romanian.

If any patient seen at our Griswold office needs the Special Smiles room or extra services, they can easily be referred to our Norwich office.

Griswold hours of operation

Monday and Tuesday from 8 am – 6 pm
Wednesday from 10:30 am – 7 pm
Thursday from 8 am – 4 pm
Friday from 8 am – 12 pm

To make a dental appointment in Griswold, call 860-376-7040 and press 4.

Norwich hours of operations

Monday through Thursday from 8 am – 7 pm
Friday from 8 am – 5 pm
Saturday (first and third of every month) from 9 am – 1 pm

The Norwich dental practice also offers walk-in emergency appointments
Monday through Thursday from 8 am – 3 pm
Friday from 8 am – 2 pm

To make a dental appointment in Norwich, call 860-892-7042 ext. 1846.

What to bring for your first visit

  • Copies of records from the previous dentist
  • Insurance card
  • Documentation of income if no insurance for participation in sliding fee scale
  • Social security card

Insurance info

UCFS accepts most dental insurances. Managed-care plans including state of Connecticut Medicaid, Title 19, SAGA and HUSKY. We also offer a sliding fee scale for those without dental insurance.