637 Washington Street, Dorchester MA Directions (617) 825-9660

Dental Care

Codman’s Dental department welcomes all patients starting from their first tooth, usually at about 6 months old. We strive to deliver high-quality, compassionate, timely, and cost-effective dental care to all patients.

Our department includes a broad mix of general and specialty providers, and offers a vast array of dental services, including urgent appointments. We provide all screening, preventive, and restorative dental treatments. Root canals are performed by our on-staff endodontist.

Some members of the Dental department have faculty positions at Boston University and Tufts Schools of Dental Medicine. The department provides on-site training to Boston University and Tufts students in dentistry and oral hygiene.

We also work with Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Resident Dentists. Through the AEGD programs we can deliver the highest quality of comprehensive dental care to the broadest range of the population with a knowledge, comfort and ease in treating the high-risk patient and underserved segment of the population, including: HIV/AIDS, medically compromised, physically handicapped and geriatric populations.

Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 1 pm

Request an appointment with our Dental department and find out why Codman patients rave about their dental care.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Patient statements are issued on a weekly basis for any new patient responsibilities that have been identified within the previous week. For accounts with balances less than $25.00, additional statements are issued every five weeks. For accounts with balances of $25.00 or more, if the patient has not paid the balance by the time the next statement is due, the account is referred to our reminder agency, which then begins a series of letters and calls reminding them that their balance is overdue.  No additional statements are sent out.

Have questions about your bill? Call (617) 822-8257.

Your provider can send an electronic prescription to the pharmacy located on the ground floor of the Health Center. You can pick up your prescription prior to leaving the Health Center. You can also get your prescription called in to an outside pharmacy as long as you bring the phone number with you.

Check with your insurance company to see if your prescriptions are covered by your policy. If they are, you may be restricted to certain pharmacies and you may need to make a co-payment.

We also have a prescription refill phone line you can call for refills: (617) 822-8371.

Visit our Health Insurance page to see a full list of all the Health Insurance Providers we accept.

Codman Square Health Center is an independent facility managed by a community Board of Directors. This allows our community to make the decisions regarding the services we offer.

Our hours of operation may vary between departments, but our standard hours can be found here and at the bottom of your screen.

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At Codman Square Health Center, you get exceptional, personal care from a specialized, multilingual care team. Our convenient resources include an extensive list of primary, specialty, and preventive care services. Call our Patient Service Center at 617-825-9660.

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