PLUS Clinic

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University of Maryland School of Dentistry PLUS Clinic — serving the Ryan White Eligible Metropolitan Area for over 30 years
Main Location:

University of Maryland School of Dentistry

650 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201 (next door to the VA Hospital).

The clinic is on the second floor.

Phone: 410-706-8467

Fax: 410-706-0519

Hours: by appointment only


Oral Health Services Provided: 

Patients receiving Ryan White Part A funds for dental treatment or on the Ryan White sliding fee scale are eligible to receive: restorations (fillings); dentures and partials [1]; single unit crowns; extractions; root canal therapy; diagnosis (biopsy) and treatment of oral pathology; and periodontal therapy with continued maintenance at regular intervals according to the dental treatment plan.

Patients treated on an emergency only basis will receive an emergency exam, diagnostic X-rays and diagnosis and treatment of the chief complaint.

Conscious sedation or general anesthesia procedures are not payable by the PLUS Program Ryan White grant award. Dental implants, multiple unit crown & bridgework and orthodontics (braces) are also not payable by the PLUS Program Ryan White grant award.

Pending the availability of funds for oral health  services, fees related to diagnosis and treatment of dental care will be payable from the PLUS Program Ryan White funds for who qualify for RW Part A. Patients with third party insurance MUST present insurance card at registration. Third party insurance if applicable will always be billed first.

Patients served by the PLUS Clinic:

Ryan White eligible adults and adolescents (age 16 and older)

For HIV+ patients ages 15 and under, please contact the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at 410-706-4213.

Patients who are HIV negative should contact the Screening Clinic for an appointment by calling 410-706-7063.

To apply for Ryan White funding you will need:

1. Laboratory blood work

  • CBC with differential (preferably less than four months old)
  • CD4 count
  • Viral load
  • LFTs, PT/PTT/INR, if available

2. Proof of income:

  • Two paystubs
  • SSI or disability award letter
  • Signed letter from social worker or physician on their letterhead attesting to your current income status

[1] Replacement of dentures or partials made by the PLUS Clinic is once every 5 years at the discretion of the PLUS Clinic dental provider.