PLUS Clinic

University of Maryland School of Dentistry PLUS Clinic- serving the Ryan White Eligible Metropolitan Area for 25 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

Dental Emergency Appointments:

For dental emergencies, you may walk in to the Urgent Care Clinic (located on the first floor of the School of Dentistry.) Patients in the Urgent Care Clinic are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 410-706-2716 for the Urgent Care Clinic's hours of operation. Line-up for the walk-in urgent care clinic can start before 6 a.m; please plan accordingly. If you are a Ryan White eligible patient, you must have proof of income and blood work or you will be expected to pay for the emergency visit at time of service.

LIMITED emergency only appointments are available by calling 410-706-8467.

[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.