CHIPS and Medicaid Insurance
If a child is on Medicaid or CHIPS insurance, they can access dental services by calling the number on the back of the card to see which dentists they are eligible to see. Both Medicaid and CHIPS have limits per year.
Emergency Dental Needs
Contact the school nurse for referral to dentists in Amarillo. This is only when the child is in pain or if it is an emergency.
District Clinic (JO Wyatt)
Dental page on the City of Amarillo website (link opens in a new window)
This a program through NWTH. A person must call this number to find out if they will qualify for their services (806-345-7917). They work on a sliding scale for medical and dental care. They are the last pay resort which means when families cannot get Medicaid, CHIPS or other assistance, they should apply here.
Regence Health Network Dental Health Clinic
850 Martin Road
Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Services provided are: x-rays, check-ups, crowns, dentures, root canals, cleanings and more. Medicaid and other insurance accepted. Sliding scale and undocumented people are welcome.