Welcome to Creston Dental Clinic
Free Dental Care for Portland's Kids
Creston Children's Dental Clinic is a nonprofit committed to children's dental health. Our mission is to provide a dental home where underserved children receive quality dental care and education at no cost. Every patient is treated by a volunteer dental provider who provides comprehensive preventive and restorative dental care.
We are open Tuesdays through Fridays, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
To learn more about becoming a patient, please see our Services page.
Since 2010, each year the clinic has:
Children with oral disease experience terrible pain, have trouble eating and sleeping, have a higher incidence of absenteeism related to dental issues, and are less successful in school. Low income children in Oregon are disproportionately affected, yet there are very few safety nets to help treat and prevent oral disease for families who cannot afford care. And the worst part of all this is that dental decay is 100 percent preventable.
thousands of children each year would suffer needlessly from preventable oral disease."
Portland Public Schools Superintendent
We Can HelpOur mission is to provide prevention, education, and dental care of the highest quality at no cost to low-income children.
Low Income Children Keep Their Healthy SmilesPlease check out the article published in The Lund Report on February 25, 2014, about Creston Children's Dental Clinic. The article highlights the oral health status of Oregon's children and the history of our clinic.