The USC Dental Clinic located at the Union Rescue Mission provides dental care free of charge, as of June 2015. The clinic is open to guests of Union Rescue Mission and underprivileged people who are part of neighboring shelters or programs.
The USC Dental Clinic provides cleanings, fillings, dentures, root canals and tooth extractions. Dental clinics offered at USC include the Norris Dental Science Center and the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry.
Fees for the Norris Dental Science Center at USC are listed on the Becoming a Patient page at Dentistry.usc.edu. The screening fee is $20, while the fee for X-rays varies between $40 and $80. A comprehensive oral evaluation costs $55. The clinic screens first-time patients and then assigns each patient to a student.
Dentists at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC charge fees commensurate with private dental practices in the area, which are about three times as much as fees at the Norris Dental Science Center. The exact fees aren't listed online.
The Norris Dental Science Center accepts Denti-Cal and Delta Dental insurance. The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry accepts Delta Dental PPO plans, Delta Premier and the Cigna Radius PPO plans. Both checks accept cash, checks, money orders and most major credit cards as forms of payment.