Community Dental Clinic at UCSF
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Mission Statement

A collaboration among faculty, residents, students, and volunteers, UCSF’s Community Dental Clinic has been working to improve the health of San Francisco’s homeless population for the past decade.

The philosophy of the Community Dental Clinic is to motivate patients to seek healthcare and to prevent dental disease through education and preventive dentistry. CDC is guided by three mutually supportive sets of aspirations:

Ultimately, we hope this experience will broaden our vision and make us more able and compassionate health care providers for any population we choose to serve.