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Low-cost preventive dental care is available to students and members of the community at the Pierce College Dental Hygiene Clinic at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. Services are performed by dental hygiene students under close supervision of professors who are licensed dentists and dental hygienists.

Dental Hygiene Clinic Hours
MondayNoon – 5 p.m.
Tuesday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday8 a.m. – Noon

Hours are based on Pierce College’s academic calendar. The above hours are typical while classes are in session.

We collaborate with local dental clinics and dentists to fully serve the oral health needs of our community, particularly the underserved, low income, uninsured and state-insured populations.

Clinic Services Fee Range
Preventive Care
Comprehensive oral examinations $15- 25
X-rays $6-45
Adult and child cleanings $35-55
Periodontal scaling and root planing, debridement $30-180
Teeth desensitizing, fluoride treatments $5-10
Sealants $15-60
Limited Restorative Care
Amalgam fillings, per tooth $42-84
Composite fillings, per tooth $55-100

Costs include computerized, local anesthesia and electronic dental records. Nitrous oxide is an additional $15 per session.

Pierce College students and Provider One patients are eligible for further reductions in fees for preventive care services.

No emergency care is available, but we happily provide referrals.



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