HCDS branch provides dental services for the vulnerable and underserved populations who have limited access to dental care. This includes:
Adult (over 20 years old) Medicaid patients who are classified as aged (over 65 years old), blind, disabled or other special needs who do not have access to dental care;
Individuals with severe chronic mental illness, the frail elderly, the medically fragile, and persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD); and Individuals who live in Hawaii State facilities, including the Hawaii State Hospital and Kalaupapa Settlement.
There are five (5) dental clinics located at the Department’s Health Centers on Oahu (Diamond Head, Lanakila, Leeward, and Windward) and the Hawaii State Hospital. Currently there are no dental clinics located on the neighbor islands.