Dental Clinic

Dental Clinic

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Dental care for special needs

Opened in 2016, this specialized clinic is the only dental clinic in the state of Wisconsin designed exclusively to treat people with physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Our dentists and hygienists are uniquely trained to treat clients with special needs, and our clinic is equipped with many features to make their care as comfortable as possible.

Family Dental clinic

The Gardetto Family Community Dental Clinic

Located at the Bucyrus Campus

This unique dental clinic specifically serves children and adults with moderate to severe cognitive or physical disabilities that prevent them from being treated in standard private practice or community clinics.

See the dental clinic’s special features and the impact it’s making in this overview presentation.

The three-chair clinic offers:

  • Treatment rooms large enough to accommodate wheelchairs and scooters
  • Extra-wide corridors and doorways
  • Equipment allowing treatment in a wheelchair

Visit the clinic for:

  • Dental exams
  • Restorative work including fillings, crowns, and extractions
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Sealants
  • All forms of X-rays

Patients will need a referral from a dentist or medical doctor and must be a resident of Wisconsin.

Appointments are required. All forms of Medicaid are accepted.

Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation

The Gardetto Family Community Dental Clinic is supported in part by grants from Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation

Support from generous people, like you, creates this joyful intergenerational community.

Preparing your visit

To prepare for your first visit to the Gardetto Family Community Dental Clinic, please complete these forms and mail them to the clinic in advance. Send to Gardetto Family Community Dental Clinic, 2450 W. North Ave., Milwaukee WI 53205.

Our  staff at Bucyrus:

Kathy Lopac, Administrative Assistant

For an appointment/information

Call (414) 210-2440

Many people with disabilities and frail, older adults struggle to gain access to dental services. We applaud St. Ann Center for helping to address this critical need.”

~ Kitty Rhoades, former Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary