About the Clinic

The clinic is a not-for-profit that provides affordable general dentistry that is crucial to all residents of the DTES. 

Comprehensive oral health care is the primary focus along with restorative, preventative, extractions, crowns, complete & partial dentures and root canals being provided at a reduced fee or assignment of benefits of all insurance plans.

New patients

If you are not already a patient of Portland Community Dental Clinic, please contact us to book a New Patient Exam appointment: email pcdc@phs.ca or phone 778-371-0060.

You must be able to provide a contact number and email address.

Please be aware that we are mandated to prioritize the DTES community.

Wait times may be longer than usual for elective treatment.

  • Hours :

    Monday to Thursday 9 am – 5 pm

  • Contact :

    778-371-0060 or pcdc@phs.ca


We are now open for walk-in emergencies. If possible, please contact us in advance by telephone or email before visiting – it will save your time and ours. When arriving for unscheduled emergency treatment, please be here at 9 am or 2 pm and be prepared to wait, space allowed.

We do not answer calls outside of our normal business hours. Please leave a message if you want to make an appointment.

If you have an after-hours dental emergency and are experiencing severe uncontrolled bleeding, swelling or pain you should contact the BC Dental Association at 604-736-7202 for an alternate dentist recommendation or go to your nearest 24-hour emergency facility.