A child's smile says the same thing in any language


Children's Dental Services (CDS) provides dental care for children and pregnant women with any kind of dental insurance including Medical Assistance.  CDS also provides targeted assistance in 17 different languages in applying for public insurance programs and offers a sliding scale discount program for income eligible families who are unable to receive Medical Assistance.

CDS' clinical headquarters, located at 636 Broadway Street NE in Minneapolis, is equipped with ten dental operatories and nitrous oxide analgesia for fearful or uncooperative children. CDS also provides care at over 300 satellite clinics across Minnesota.

CDS is the only community dental services agency in Minnesota dedicated exclusively to providing oral health outreach, education, preventive (cleanings, fluoride,and sealants) and restorative (fillings, extractions, pulpotomies, stainless steel crowns, and root canals) treatment to children.  CDS also provides hospital care to those with special needs and/or extensive treatment plans.

CDS’ highly skilled staff is exceptionally well equipped to serve families from culturally diverse backgrounds.  Most CDS staff members themselves are bi- or multilingual, together speaking at least seventeen languages, including English, Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Amharic, French, Russian, Ukranian, Urdu, Tibeto/Burman, Farsi, Hindi, Vietnamese, Swahili, Arabic, Cambodian, and Persian.

For more information or to make an appointment, please contact:



(toll free)  1- 866-543-6009


About Children's Dental Services
At Children's Dental Services, we can help your child keep the smile that good health and good feelings bring. Healthy teeth and gums are essential for your child's well being. CDS offers you an affordable way to get the dental health care your child needs, at times and places that work for you.

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Fundraising Opportunities CDS is a nonprofit corporation and is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to CDS are tax deductible and CDS is exempt from sales and use tax under Minnesota law. If you would like more information on how you can help CDS, please call Sarah Wovcha at 612-746-1530, ext 204. Click the button below to make a monetary donation and help meet the oral health needs of underserved children and pregnant women in Minnesota.


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