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Dental Hygiene Clinic


The Firstenburg Dental Hygiene Education and Care Center offers affordable dental care for adults and children. 

Patients in the Vancouver/Portland area receive high-quaility, low-cost care from Clark College dental hygiene students under the direct supervision of licensed dental hygienists and dentists. 

Adults and children are selected for care based on educational needs of the students.

Hours of Service

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Available time for patient treatment varies from quarter to quarter.

New patients are required to schedule a screening appointment prior to treatment.

New patient screening appointments are available on Friday mornings. 


Dental Hygiene
Business Office
(360) 992-2158 Fax: (360) 992-2880

Available Services

  • Exams
  • X-rays
  • Scaling and polishing
  • Sealants
  • Fillings
  • Diet analysis
  • Personalized preventive education

Firstenburg Dental Hygiene Education and Care Center

The Firstenburg Dental Hygience Education and Care Center serves more than 2,000 patients annually. The center features modern technology and equipment to ensure quality care for patients.   

The Clark College Dental Hygiene program is nationally recognized for excellence and highly regarded by dental professionals in the region. 


Spanish Interpreter

The clinic has limited access to an interpreter available periodically to meet with patients who speak Spanish and need a translator. Contact us for information or questions regarding this service. 


Children's Free Dental Health Day

The dental clinic hosts an annual event to provide children in the local community with free dental exams and care. The event is open to children ages 4-17 that do not have dental insurance. Services provided include X-rays, sealants, fluoride treatment, cleaning, and limited emergency services.