Description of Services

Preventative Dentistry

Examinations

Cleanings

Fluoride treatments

Sealants

Nutritional Counseling

Restorative Dentistry

Fillings

Crowns

Prosthetics

Full and Partial Dentures

Bridgework

Oral Surgery

Extractions

Minor Dental Surgery

Endodontic Care

Root Canal Therapy

Periodontic Care

Gum Treatment

Emergency Care

 

List of Providers

Dr. Nathan Yang, DDS

Dr. May Spatola, DDS

Dr. Shanti Madireddi, DDS

Dr. Chitra Shikaram, DDS

Dr. Gabriel Choi, DDS

Dr. Minh Nguyen, DDS

Dr. Elle Dinh, DMD

Dr. Saira Muhammed, DDS

Dr. Olga Shtrom, DDS

Dr. Angela Lee, DDS

Dr. Mitch Thompson, DDS

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do for an urgent issue during or after clinic hours?

  • Please call the main number during our clinic hours, and for urgent issues, call 408- 808-6102.

Do you have a patient portal where I can communicate with my provider?

  • Yes, we do.  Please speak to the Front Desk Receptionist to sign up for the service that is included with your care at the Indian Health Center.

How do I make an appointment?

  • Please call the main number to set up an appointment, or send a message through our patient portal.

May I select my own Dental Provider?

  • Yes, you are allowed to select and change your provider at any time. Please talk to a Front Desk Receptionist, if you wish to make changes.

What do I do about filling out paperwork such as school forms, medical forms, etc.

  • You may drop off your paperwork with the Front Desk Receptionist.  Please allow three business days for the completion of any paperwork.  All forms are different and may require a scheduled dental visit (exam, consult visit, etc.,) to complete proper documentation for your paperwork.

Transportation Services

Located near public transportation.

Contact Information

Meridian Main Dental Office

Direct line: 408-960-0645

Fax number: 408-979-9570

 

Forest Dental Office

Direct line: 408-960-7200

Fax number: 408-294-2392

 

Locations and Hours

Meridian Main Dental Office

1333 Meridian Ave. San Jose, CA 95125 

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Forest Dental Office

2039 Forest Ave. Suite 204B San Jose, CA 95128

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

Lunch 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

 

Program Eligibility

Please plan to arrive at least 15 -20 minutes before your scheduled appointment.  You can expect to spend 15 to 30 minutes completing a patient registration packet. Please bring proper identification and health insurance information. We currently accept the following insurances:

 

Preparing for Your Visit

Please bring all your current medication or a list of medication to your dental appointment.

This would include:

  • Prescription Medication
  • Non-Prescription Medication (Aspirin or Antacids)
  • Vitamins
  • Dietary or herbal supplements

Please know your current medical conditions, past surgeries, and illnesses and bring the contact information of your previous primary care provider and any specialists you are currently seeing.

Please bring information on any hospitalizations, specialist’s visits or emergency room visits. Patients without insurance may be eligible to receive services on a sliding fee scale, with the cost of treatment based on your family size and income. For information on the Dental Sliding Fee Scale Program, please contact our Dental Department.

The Dental Ross Gritts Program is available to American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) patients who are uninsured and who qualify. The Dental Ross Gritts Program covers limited dental services. For more information, please contact our Dental AI/AN Patient Relations Coordinator at 408-445-3400 ext. 2805.

 

Insurance and Payments Accepted

Denti-Cal

Santa Clara Family Health Plan (Medi-Cal)

Delta Dental PPO

MetLife PPO

Dental Sliding Scale Program