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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world;
indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."

- Dr. Margaret Mead

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers...

•  love kids
•  believe every kid deserves a pain-free smile
•  understand the importance of regular preventative dental care and education
•  are engaged members of the dental community
•  have expertise to share
•  love to learn and grow
•  make our community a better place!

Are you a licensed dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant? Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions!
All of Creston's patients are served by one of our committed volunteers. Volunteers keep our smiles shining bright! If you are a dental professional, you can fill out our application form to get started volunteering.

Whether you volunteer every month or once a year, we promise it will be the best day of your week!

Student Observation and Job Shadowing
Unfortunately we are not currently able to supervise students in our clinic. If you have previous experience in a dental clinic we may be able to offer some opportunities on a case by case basis. Please email if you would like more information.

Not a dental professional, but want to help out?
Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Alyssa Goldsmith, at and let us know about your interests and skills! We are actively seeking outreach volunteers to table at community events, and are always open to great ideas for special projects from enthusiastic volunteers.

Volunteering: It's for your health
You've probably heard many times why volunteering is important: solving problems, strengthening your community; improving the lives of the less fortunate, connecting with others. . . the list goes on. While those are all good reasons, it turns out there's an equally important reason to get involved: volunteering is actually good for your health!

According to the Corporation for National & Community Service, a growing body of research shows that volunteering provides individual health benefits in addition to social benefits. A report titled The Health Benefits of Volunteering: A Review of Recent Research shows that volunteers have lower mortality rates, greater functional ability, and lower rates of depression later in life than those who do not volunteer. And the more hours you volunteer, the healthier you're likely to be. CNCS also found that those who devote 100 or more hours per year to volunteer activities are most likely to exhibit positive health outcomes.

Whether you're a dentist, hygienist, dental assistant, or concerned citizen, Creston Clinic needs your help and your skills. Give us a call at 503-916-5808, send us an e-mail, or fill out a application form for dental professionals.

After all, it's the healthy thing to do.
Volunteering is easy!

Simply complete our quick online application form by clicking on the link below. We will confirm receipt of your application within one business day. If you have any questions, please contact Alyssa, at 503-916-5808 or

Application for dental professional volunteers

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 86368
Portland, Oregon 97286

Clinic Address

4701 SE Bush St.,
Portland, OR 97206

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