Tataviam Dental Care

April 10, 2012 / Comments Off on Tataviam Dental Care


The Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce the launch of Free Dental Care to Native Americans in Los Angeles County. The dental care program is through a partnership with Western University of Health Sciences/College of Dental Medicine.

Tataviam Dental Care provides patient education, prevention and general dentistry for adults and children of all ages. Children should begin visiting a dentist between the ages of one and two years to start preventive dental care. The Tataviam Dental Care program is being offered at Rudy Ortega Sr. Heritage Park in the City of San Fernando and is available to all American Indians in the Los Angeles County.

The following are some of the services offered:

  • General dentistry for children and adults, including pregnant women and elders
  • Prevention and pediatric dental services for children, ages 6 months – 18 years
  • Exams and x-rays
  • Cleanings, sealants and fluoride treatment
  • Fillings and extractions
  • Oral Cancer Screenings
  • Oral Hygiene Instruction and Patient Education

To make an Appointment, please contact Michael Ortega, project coordinator at mortega@tataviam-nsn.us or (661) 492-9932.