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About Community Dental Center

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Community Dental Center is a non-profit dental center providing quality, comprehensive dental care to all Washtenaw County residents with an emphasis on treating persons limited by finances, physical conditions or other factors. Our experienced, caring staff provides the highest level of dental care so that our patients can achieve a state of enduring good oral health.



The City of Ann Arbor and then-Mayor Albert Wheeler founded Community Dental Center in 1981. Housing and Urban Development funds were used to build the building.

Mission Statement

The mission of Community Dental Center is to provide high quality dental health services that are accessible and affordable to the local community.

Executive Board

Daniel Balbach
Wayne Colquitt
Kathy Griswold
Jean Robinson
Jane Talcott
JJ Sae-ung

Student Dental Clinics

In the Student Dental Clinics, treatment is provided by dental and dental hygiene students under direct faculty supervision.

Graduate Specialty Clinics

In the Graduate Specialty Clinics, you will receive treatment by residents training for a graduate degree or board certification in their specialty.

Faculty Patient Care

Faculty members at the University of Michigan devote part of their time to patient care, employing the most advanced diagnostic technologic procedures available. For more information go to Dental Faculty Associates

Related links for Faculty Patient Care