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Dientes Community Dental Clinic

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General Agency Information
Name: Dientes Community Dental Clinic
Address: 1830 Commercial Way
Santa Cruz,  CA  95065
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Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-464-5409
Website: http://www.dientes.org
Details
Description: Our mission is to create lasting oral health for the under-served children and adults in Santa Cruz County and neighboring communities. Dientes provides bilingual care at two full-time clinics (Santa Cruz and Watsonville) and two part-time clinics (Beach Flats and Homeless Services Center) as part of our 35-location Outreach Program.

We provide oral health education, hygiene and general dentistry. Further, pediatric dentistry is offered in the Helen Webster Children’s Dental Center, a 7-chair pediatric wing at our Santa Cruz clinic.

Dientes is one of only two providers in the county providing sliding scale fees for low-income people.

Services Include:

Dental Exams & X-rays
Cleanings & Fluoride Treatments
Sealants
Fillings & Crowns
Limited Root Canals
Specialized Children’s Dentistry
Full & Partial Dentures
Stay Plates
Limited Oral Surgery, Extractions
Oral Health Education
Mission: Dientes mission is to create lasting oral health for the underserved children and adults of Santa Cruz County and neighboring communities.
Programs: Services Include:
Dental Exams & X-rays
Cleanings & Fluoride Treatments
Sealants
Fillings & Crowns
Limited Root Canals
Specialized Children’s Dentistry
Full & Partial Dentures
Stay Plates
Limited Oral Surgery, Extractions
Oral Health Education

We operate three programs that help combat the two biggest barriers to care: cost and transportation. Our Outreach Program brings services to 35 different venues throughout Santa Cruz County, our Dientes Cares Program helps make dental care available to all, and Specialty Care brings access to endodontics and oral surgery services to low-income residents of our region.
Facilities: Main Clinic
1830 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz
831.464.5409
Mon-Thu: 8:30am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-5pm
Fri-Sat: 7:30am-12pm, 1pm-4pm

Watsonville Clinic
1430 Freedom Blvd, Suite C, Watsonville
831.621.2560
Mon-Thu: 8:30am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-5pm
Fri: 7:30am-12pm, 1pm-4pm

Beach Flats Outreach Clinic
302 Riverside Ave, Santa Cruz
831.464.5411
Open Two Days A Week

Outreach Clinic at the Homeless Services Center
115 A Coral Street, Santa Cruz
831.458.6020
Open One Day a Week

Dientes Administrative Offices
5300 Soquel Ave. Suite 103, Santa Cruz CA 95062
831.464.5410
831.464.5416 (fax)
Languages other than English: Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled: Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation: Available Within One Block
Eligibility: Contact for Information
Fees: See Description Notes
Areas Served: Santa Cruz County
Physical Location: Santa Cruz
Funding Source: City Government
County Government
Donations
Fees
Grants
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Adults
Children
Community Clinics
Dental Care
Dental Hygiene
Dental Screening
Developmental Disabilities
Homeless Families
Homeless Individuals
Homeless People
Low Income
Medicaid/Medi-Cal
Older Adults
Physical Disabilities
Private Nonprofits
This agency was last updated on March 2, 2018