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Milgard Family Dental Clinic

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For an appointment call: (253) 572-7002

Our dental clinics provide preventive and restorative services for all ages, children, and adults. We focus on early screenings and exams for all children and sealants for school-age children. Community Health Care’s Milgard Family Dental Clinic is located in the Salishan area of Tacoma off of East 44th Street.

Provider Bios

Melinda Cakir, DDS
Cheri Dunham, DDS
Lisa Ku, DDS
Chuck T. Samuels, DDS
Terri Puett, RDH
Richard Eidal, DDS
Miki Suetsugu, DMD
Gregory Fisher, DDS
Jacqueline Perry, RDH 


1708 E. 44th
Tacoma, WA 98404
Phone: (253) 572-7002
Fax 253-472-6261
For an appointment call: (253) 572-7002

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Monday thru Saturday: 6:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Closed for Lunch: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

We are closed on the first and third Wednesdays of the month from 12:15-1:15.
On the last Wednesday of the month, we close at 3:30 for staff meetings.

Sunday: Closed
Major Holidays: Closed

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Walk-In Appointments for Emergency Dental Needs

Walk-in Appointments are available to treat Dental Emergencies at all of our Dental Clinics. You do not have to be a current Community Health Care patient to use this service.

Walk-In Urgent Appointment Times:

Monday through Saturday: 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM – at all Dental Clinics

All walk-ins will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis depending on our providers’ schedules and availability.

Patient Testimonial
“I came into the dental clinic with severe pain in my lower left jaw, and I was taken for treatment within twenty minutes.  Both the dentist and his assistant were completely involved in rectifying my problems ASAP, and did so.  Nice work!” — Steven