Become a Patient:
Dental Care

Who can use this program?

Children ages 0-18: For information on how to enroll a child as a dental patient, please read on.

Adults: Beginning August 1, 2021, we will be able to enroll a limited number of new adult patients each month.

Emergency dental services: Our partners at Goodwin Community Health offer emergency dental standby services to the public on Mondays – Fridays from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., first-come, first-served.  You do not need to be an established primary-care patient at one of our health centers to use the dental emergency standby services at Goodwin Community Health.

Learn more about dental care at Families First. 

What should I do first?

If you are NOT already a patient at Families First, Goodwin Community Health or Lilac City Pediatrics:

  1. Download this intake packet, print it out and fill it in.
  2. Either scan and email the packet to us using this link, or mail or bring it to: Dental Department, Families First, 100 Campus Drive, Portsmouth, NH 03801

If you are already a patient at Families First, Goodwin Community Health or Lilac City Pediatrics:

  1. Download this intake packet, print it out and fill it in.
  2. Either scan and email the packet 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 or would like to have the intake packet mailed to you, call 603-422-8208 (press 4)

Then what?

Once we’ve processed your paperwork, we will call you to schedule your first appointment. When scheduling, let us know if you will need 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.