Dental Department

Hours & Contact

Del Norte Community Health Center Dental

550 E Washington Blvd
Crescent City, CA 95531
Phone: (707) 465-4636
Fax: (707) 465-1983
Hours: Mon thru Fri 8:00am – 5:00pm


Primary dental care, including routine and preventive dental examinations and care for children and adults. Restorative care, including fillings, root canals, partial and full dentures, and treatment of gum disease is available by appointment. Same day, walk-in and urgent care provided for toothache, other oral pain and infection. The Dental Center at the Del Norte Community Health Center has 6 operatories, including one private room. Two dentists and a Dental Hygienist are on staff. Parents are encouraged to establish routine oral health care for their children and for themselves.

Well-child dental exam clinics are held on the first Friday of every month to encourage parents to bring in their children at a very early age and get them used to seeing the dentist. Coverage depends on a number of factors; we will assist you in determining eligibility. Those without insurance are eligible for large discounts based on income and ability to pay; flexible time-payment plans can be arranged. We also accept most private insurance.

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Breast & GYN Health Project

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dr. Julie Ohnemus, one of the founders of Humboldt’s Breast & GYN Health Project (BGHP), in Arcata, spoke movingly, at a recent celebration of the project’s 20 year anniversary, about the project, charting key moments [...]

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February is Heart Health Month at Open Door

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Clinics, News|Tags: , , |

If you come into an Open Door Clinic, you may see a wall filling up with hearts! February is Heart Health Month and we are inviting patients and visitors to share your thoughts about heart [...]

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McKinleyville Teen Clinic Training This February

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Interested in working at Open Door's Teen Clinic? You can learn more about the Teen Clinic and what peer advisors do at the upcoming training session at McKinleyville and Del Norte Community Health [...]

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Assal Aslani, DDS
Assal Aslani, DDSDoctor of Dental Surgery
More information coming soon.
Steffen Lassen, DDS
Steffen Lassen, DDSDoctor of Dental Surgery
More information coming soon.
Long-Giang Chau, DDS
Long-Giang Chau, DDSDoctor of Dental Surgery
Long-Giang Chau attended New York University College of Dentistry and graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2016. Long-Giang is passionate about working with underserved patients from diverse backgrounds. His interests include photography and badminton.
Anil Kumar, DDS
Anil Kumar, DDSDoctor of Dental Surgery
Grew up in St. Louis, MO.

2000-2004: B.S. in Computer Science—University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2006-2010: Doctor or Dental Medicine—Harvard
2010-2011: General Practice Residency—Carolinas Medical Center
2011-2013: Oral Medicine Residency—Carolinas Medical Center
2013-2014: Attending Dentist, Carolinas Medical Center
2014-Somehow convinced my wife who is native to North Carolina to move across the country.
2014-Present: Del Norte Community Health Center—Dental Clinic