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 St. Paul 651-774-2959
Maplewood 651-925-8400
Rochester 507-258-4046
Robbinsdale 763-270-5776





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Clinic Programs & Outreach

Learn about our Emergency Care MiniGrant Program, Program to Improve Community Oral Health (PICOH) and our student training program.

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Donors & Ways to Help

Your donation will help make Community Dental Care services available to more low-income and minority families and children in the Rochester & Twin Cities Metro Area.

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Serving Rochester & the Twin Cities Metro Area of Minnesota with convenient
and affordable family dentistry.  

Welcome! The dental professionals at Community Dental Care have been working with patients to provide the best dental care for patients in the Twin Cities and Rochester areas. Community Dental Care’s experience in dentistry is coupled with genuine concern for their patients. All our staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well. Our goal is to keep your teeth healthy and your smile bright.

This web site provides you with an overview of our practice and the field of dentistry. As you navigate the site, you’ll find information about Community Dental Care’s practice philosophy, dentists, our Maplewood and Saint Paul office locations, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling procedures. Please browse the site at your convenience and feel free to contact us with any questions.

You’ll find a lot of valuable information on the web site about dental problems, diagnoses and treatments. We believe informed patients are better prepared to make decisions about their health and well being. We encourage you to review this information to help you understand any health concerns you may face.

Our History

Founded by Drs. Vacharee and Andrew Peterson, Community Dental Care was one of the first private clinics in the Twin Cities that focused primarily on serving low-income and minority patients.

To ensure continued access of high quality dental care for the large number of our patients enrolled in public programs, the clinic was incorporated into a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in August 2004 and began serving patients as a nonprofit in January 2005. In May 2008, CDentC opened its second clinic location in Maplewood. In December 2012, a third location was opened in Rochester. On January 13, 2014, Community Dental Care opened its fourth location in Robbinsdale.

Today, with 49 full operatories and a staff of 190, we provide dental services to over 31,500 patients annually.

Our Mission
To ensure equal access to quality dental care and preventive education for all. We fulfill our mission through clinical services, preventive education programs, training of professionals, and advocacy.

Our Vision
Our vision is that all people will have access to high quality affordable, dental care in a convenient, caring and respectful environment.

Our Values
We work collaboratively to improve the quality of life for the community through preventive education and oral health care.
We are committed to helping and advocating for those who cannot help themselves and providing an environment that values the dignity of all.
We strive to do what is morally and ethically right, acting with fairness, honesty and respect.
We hold ourselves to the highest standard of excellence and ensure the needs of our patients always come first.
We are committed to rigorous evaluation, accountability, and continuous improvement for the good of the patients.
We believe diversity strengthens and enriches every aspect of our organization and our community.
Learn more about us!
Click here to view our 2014 Annual Report.



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