COVID-19 Service Update
August 3, 2020
All dental locations are now open, with appointments provided in-person and by teledentistry (by phone).
Due to the COVID-19 emergency, some in-person routine or non-urgent dental services may be limited, including dental cleanings. Urgent dental care is available at all locations. Examples include:
- Tooth pain
- Serious injury to the face that damages your teeth, gums or the bones in your face
- Swelling in your mouth or gums
We provide dental care at 6 clinics in Multnomah County. We see patients on the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) who have CareOregon Dental.
We also see uninsured patients for urgent care.
- Dental check-ups
- Dental sealants
- Root canals
- Tooth removal
- Urgent care
- Dental care for children
We are currently accepting new Medicaid (OHP) patients with CareOregon Dental. Your first visit will include X-rays and a dental exam. We then schedule a second appointment for a cleaning.
New patients and uninsured: Call 503-988-6942 between 8am-4:45pm Monday-Friday.
Established patients: If you have insurance and have been seen before at a Multnomah County dental clinic, then you should call your clinic directly.
If you live outside Multnomah County we are unable to see you in our dental clinics. However, our referral coordinators can provide you with information about low-cost dental services in your area. For more information call 503-988-6942 between 8am-4:45pm, Monday-Friday.
If you’re covered by the Oregon Health Plan, there’s no charge for dental services which are part of your routine benefits. Not all dental services are available at our clinics.
If you’re not insured, you will be asked to pay an out-of-pocket fee based on your family size and income when you check in. We can also help you apply for insurance»
If you're not eligible for the Oregon Health Plan, you can meet with our eligibility staff to see if you qualify for a discount.
Many clinics have staff members that speak languages other than English. Please let us know if you need an interpreter for your visit.
You are expected to remain in the waiting room while your child is being treated.
If your child is under 15, a parent or legal guardian must be present for your child’s exam visits. This is when we need you there to make decisions regarding your child’s oral healthcare.
For all other dental visits, the parent or legal guardian may give permission to a person over the age of 18 to bring your child. Please ask the front desk for a .
New Patient Paperwork
School Dental Sealant and Screening Program
In addition to services offered at our dental clinics, we also provide dental sealants and screening services (at no cost to parents) at most Multnomah County elementary schools and some middle schools.