Become a Patient:
Dental Care

Who can use this program?

Families First Dental Center is currently accepting new pediatric patients, up to age 17. (We are not currently accepting new adult patients except for emergency-standby, which is offered Monday-Friday, 8 am to 11 am, on a first-come-first-served basis.)

Please call (603) 422-8208 (press 5) for more information.

Learn more about dental care at Families First. 

What should I do first?

Please download, print, fill out, and return our intake paperwork, as explained below.  If you don’t have access to a printer, please call us and ask for the packet to be sent to you by mail.

  • If you experiencing a dental emergency and are new to Families First, use this intake packet.
  • If you are already a patient at Families First but have never used dental services before, use this intake packet.
  • Email the paperwork to us using this link, or mail or bring it to: Dental Department, Families First, 100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • If you have questions, call 603-422-8208 (press 5)

Then what?

If you have insurance, call 603-422-8208 (press 4) to schedule your appointment. If you don’t have insurance, once we have processed your sliding scale application, we will call you to schedule your first appointment. When scheduling, let us know if you will need child care or translation.

Arrive 10 minutes early to finalize paperwork. Bring your forms if you haven’t mailed them in. Ask for a Patient Handbook.

Bring a list of the medications you take, or the actual medications.

Bring your insurance copayment or sliding-fee scale payment.