Tacachale Dental Clinic

Tacachale Dental Clinic

1621 NE Waldo Road
Gainesville, FL 32609
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Selected night and weekend appointments are available on a limited basis.

Tacachale Dental Clinic is located on the campus of Tacachale, a large state-operated residential facility for adults with developmental disabilities. Tacachale was built in 1920 and currently serves 470 residents. Faculty and residents from the Department of Pediatric Dentistry currently provide care to the residents of Tacachale 5 days per week.

Reduced-Fee Dental Care

UF College of Dentistry students and faculty participate in programs such as the We Care Physicians Network (352-334-7926) and CHOICES. Such programs provide limited services for qualified individuals that may be reduced in fees.

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Conditions & Services

Medical Records

To obtain a copy of your medical records from Tacachale Dental Clinic, please contact 352-955-5616.

Pay your bill

Pay Your Dental Bill Online

Please have your billing statement along with your debit / credit card or bank account information. Your account number is located in the top righthand corner of your statement.

Accepted Insurance

The UF College of Dentistry dental centers in Gainesville, Hialeah, Naples, St. Petersburg and Wildlight accept a variety of Group Insurance and Medicaid and Managed Care insurance plans. Please visit our Accepted Insurances page for information on accepted insurance for each of our statewide dental clinics. If you have a different dental insurance, payment is required at the time of service. However, we can assist you in filing for reimbursement from your insurance company by providing a dental claim form.

UF Health is tobacco-free

Help us maintain our strong commitment to patients and to promoting good health in our communities: please don't smoke, chew tobacco or use electronic cigarettes on UF Health-owned or -operated properties. Thank you.