About the Clinic

The clinic is a not-for-profit that provides affordable quality 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.