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YVFWC-Toppenish

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Toppenish

Our Toppenish clinic is an eight operatory dental facility staffed with two faculty dentists, Dr. Steve Davis, who enjoys occlusion treatment, TMJ treatment, general dentistry and oral surgery; and Dr. Haider Al Mohamadway, who enjoys aspects of general dentistry with expanded training in orthodontics. The clinic is also staffed by two hygienists and eight dental assistants.

The Toppenish clinic sees a large number of pediatric patients, as well as patients needing perio surgery procedures. There are many opportunities for molar root canal theraphy, as well as crown and bridge procedures. The clinic is attached to a primary care clinic that makes consults easier.

Toppenish is a small town located in the center of primarily agriculture land on the Yakama Indian Reservation. The town boasts unique murals painted on buildings throughout town that attract a large number of tourists each year.

    Some of the highlights of the Toppenish area:
  • Many unique restaurants.
  • Easy access to area wineries for guided tours and wine tasting.
  • Fresh seasonal vegetables and local fruit.
  • Approximately one hour to the Tri-Cities for shopping and entertainment.
  • Recreational activities in the area include fishing and hunting.
  • Approximately 1 ½ hours to White Pass Recreational Area for camping, hiking and skiing.
  • Approximately 1 ½ hours to The Dallas, Oregon, and approximately 2 hours to Hood River, Oregon, for some of the best windsurfing in the world.
  • Approximately three hours from Seattle or Portland for shopping and entertainment.
YVFWC-Yakima

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Yakima

The Yakima clinic is a 10 operatory dental facility staffed by two faculty dentists: Dr. Jessica Bremerman and Dr. Gerald Hino, who likes endodontics and crown & bridge work. The clinic also staffs three hygienists and nine assistants. The dentists work with many low-income patients who often need full mouth restorations and have rampant childhood caries.

    The Yakima area has outdoor recreation available year round and is within easy distance of several major cities. A few of the area highlights are:
  • Four golf courses
  • Farmers Market (seasonal)
  • Two public swimming pools
  • Yakima Symphony Orchestra
  • Yakima Valley Museum & Historical Association
  • Local wineries, breweries and distilleries.

    Recreational attractions include:
  • Downhill and cross country skiing at White Pass.
  • River rafting on the Tieton River
  • Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams and Mt. St. Helens
  • Access to lakes, rivers and camping facilities for fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, rock climbing and ORV activities.
  • Pippins baseball at Yakima County Stadium.
YVFWC-Grandview

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Grandview

The Grandview clinic is a six operatory dental facility under the direction of Dr. Michael Yurth, Lead Dentist. There are two hygienists and six assistants. The clinic has a high volume of emergency patients with an abundant amount of surgery and endodontics. The clinic also has a large pediatric patient population. The clinic is connected to a primary care clinic and pharmacy that makes consults easier.

    Grandview has a small town atmosphere with friendly people and little traffic. A few of the highlights are:
  • Located between Yakima and the Tri-Cities for easy travel to sporting events and shopping.
  • Situated in the heart of Wine Country with multiple wineries that offer guided tours, wine tasting and gourmet restaurants.
  • Access to the Columbia River in the Tri-Cities for boating and fishing.
  • 40-minute drive to Yakima for shopping, entertainment and concerts.
  • Authentic Mexican restaurants
YVFWC-Care Dental

UGM Care Center Dental Clinic
Yakima

The Union Gospel Mission's Care Center Dental Clinic was opened in 1971. Recently, a state-of-the-art new clinic opened and has four operatories where volunteer dental providers offer complete dental care services for low-income seniors and adults over 21 years old on a sliding fee scale. The clinic provides diagnostic, preventative, restorative and oral surgery care for their patients. The volunteer staff is headed by Dr. Mike Buehler, who retired from private practice in 2011, and has volunteered at the clinic since 1976.

    The Yakima area has outdoor recreation available year round and is within easy distance of several major cities. A few of the area highlights are:
  • Four golf courses
  • Farmers Market (seasonal)
  • Two public swimming pools
  • Yakima Symphony Orchestra
  • Yakima Valley Museum & Historical Association.
  • Local wineries, breweries and distilleries.

    Recreational attractions include:
  • Downhill and cross country skiing at White Pass.
  • River rafting on the Tieton River.
  • Mt. Rainier, Mt. Adams and Mt. St. Helens
  • Access to lakes, rivers and camping facilities for fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, rock climbing and ORV activities.
  • Pippins baseball at Yakima County Stadium.
CVCH--Wenatchee

Columbia Valley Community Health
Wenatchee

Founded in 1972, Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) is a progressive community health center with twelve state-of-the-art, digital dental operatories housed in a clinic addition that was completed in 2012. As part of a patient centered medical home model of care, CVCH dentists are part of a team headed by Dental Director Bruce Wilcox, DMD.

The Wenatchee Valley is marked by water and mountains, with many recreational opportunities and cultural events to enjoy year-round.

A few of the area highlights include: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra, Mission Creek Players, Music Theater of Wenatchee, Pybus Public Market and Farmers Markets, Washington State Apple Festival, Ohme Gardens Park, and 39 local wineries.

Recreational attractions include: Lake Chelan; Wenatchee and Columbia rivers; Apple Capital Loop Trail, an 11-mile water front paved loop for pedestrians, cyclists and skaters; foot, bike and trail races; semi-pro sports teams; half and full marathons and triathlons.

CVCH--Chelan

Columbia Valley Community Health
Chelan

Opened by Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) in 2001, the Chelan medical dental center serves the Chelan and Manson communities with state-of-the-art, digital dental operatories. As part of a patient centered medical home model of care, CVCH dentists are part of a team headed by Dental Director Bruce Wilcox, DMD.

The Wenatchee Valley is marked by water and mountains, with many recreational opportunities and cultural events to enjoy year-round.

A few of the area highlights include: Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra, Mission Creek Players, Music Theater of Wenatchee, Pybus Public Market and Farmers Markets, Washington State Apple Festival, Ohme Gardens Park, and 39 local wineries.

Recreational attractions include: Beautiful Lake Chelan; Wenatchee and Columbia rivers; Apple Capital Loop Trail, an 11-mile water front paved loop for pedestrians, cyclists and skaters; foot, bike and trail races; rock climbing; semi-pro sports teams; half and full marathons and triathlons.