View a list of dentists who may be accepting new Denti-Cal patients. This is not a guarantee they will be available to accept additional patients at the time you contact them. If you can not find a dentist in your area who is accepting new patients, please contact the Denti-Cal Telephone Service Center for additional help at 1-800-322-6384.
Low Cost Dental Services:
There are several clinics in our communities that offer free or discounted dental services to those in need. Click on the above link to get a list and information on these clinics. Please note that this list is intended for public use only and should not be construed as an endorsement of any participating dentist or clinic.
Child Health and Disability Prevention Program:
The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) is a preventive program that delivers periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth in California. CHDP provides care coordination to assist families with medical appointment scheduling, transportation, and access to diagnostic and treatment services. To download the CHDP Information Brochure - "Free Medical and Dental Check-Ups" please click here.
Community Outreach Programs:
Tri-County Dental Society has several programs in place to help residents in our communities obtain the oral health care they need. Some programs are geared for children, others for the elderly and the disabled or medically compromised and others for uninsured adults who can't afford treatment.
MouthHealthy.org has information patients need to take better care of their oral health. Patients Can Find:
• Oral health concerns by life stages from pregnancy through seniors
• A-Z topics with videos
• Dental symptom information with photos
• ADA Seal of Acceptance products
• Tips and activities to make oral health care fun for kids
The purpose of the peer review system is to resolve disputes that may arise in the delivery of dental services to the public in particular, disputes regarding the quality and/or appropriateness of dental treatment, utilization (programs related to dental insurance benefits when treatment is questioned), and/or potentially irregular billing practices.
American Dental Association (ADA)
Founded in 1859, the American Dental Association is the oldest and largest national dental society in the world. Since then, the ADA has grown to become the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.
California Dental Association (CDA)
The California Dental Association is the largest statewide dental association in the country, and their nearly 25,000 members represent almost 72 percent of dentists practicing in the state. The CDA organization is comprised of CDA, the CDA Foundation, The Dentists Insurance Company, and TDIC Insurance Solutions.
Dental Board of California
The Dental Board of California's mission is to protect and promote the health and safety of consumers of the State of California.
Here you can search and verify a Dental Professional's license and see if it is in good standing.
DDS License Search
RDA License Search
RDAEF License Search
RDH License Search
Know Your Teeth
It's the newest go-to resource created by the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) that has been designed, first and foremost, to meet the needs of consumers who have questions and concerns about their dental care and oral health.
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