COVID Updates


Thank you for visiting Community Dental Care. In compllance with the Florida State mandate and to protect the safety of our patients and our team, Community Dental Care will be treating dental emergencies only until May 8th.  We will be operating on a limited schedule during this time.  Please check back here for updates on specific hours of operation during this crisis.

Our regular hours of operation during this time will be 

Monday through Friday - 8 am to 1 pm

Please call (239) 237-3683 to schedule an appointment or complete the appointment request form.  

Examples of urgent dental care treatments include:

  • Severe dental pain from tooth pulp inflammation
  • Wisdom tooth pain
  • Surgical postoperative inflammation or dry socket dressing changes
  • Abscess or infection with pain and swelling in the mouth
  • Tooth fracture (crack) with pain or trauma to the soft tissues of the mouth
  • Knocked out or significantly loosened tooth
  • Loss or damage to temporary crowns or other restoration causing pain or gum irritation

Other emergency dental care includes pain caused by extensive cavities, defective crowns, defective fillings, or implants; suture removal; denture adjustments on radiation/oncology patients; adjustments or repairs to dentures when denture function is impeded; replacing temporary fillings on endo access openings in patients experiencing pain; and snipping or adjustments of an orthodontic wire or appliances piercing or causing pain or ulcers in the mouth lining.

Please read on for details on our infection control protocol, including circumstances in which you should reschedule your appointment.

If you are uninsured, we are offering an Emergency Special to help offset the cost of your care:

COVID Infection Control Protocol

We are taking every precaution to keep our team and our patients safe. Please see the information sheet below or the video we've posted for updates on how we are addressing this crisis.


"Went in for a new patient visit and exam. Wonderful, knowledgeable staff who cares about their patients and what they're doing. I'd highly recommend!"  -Lynn, on Google

We are dedicated to serving the North Fort Myers community by providing caring, affordable, personalized dental services to patients of all ages.  Our team is committed to creating a warm, pleasant atmosphere in which you will receive the highest quality dental services in the area.  We genuinely care about our patients…and it shows. 

At Community Dental Care we know every person’s dental needs are unique. That’s why we offer a comprehensive selection of treatment options using the latest technology and techniques in a comfortable, convenient location.   From routine preventive care to restorative services to emergency care, Dr. Polanco, and the Community Dental Team offer the full range of dental care to meet all your oral health needs.

Community Dental Care Facial Aesthetics offers Botox Costmetic and the award-winning, clinically proven skin care line Epionce. Dr. Polanco brings the same caring approach, gentle touch, and eye for making patients look their best to his Botox practice. Office Manager Dodie Nipper, in addition to being a Dental Assistant, is also a Licensed Esthetician.  Dr. Polanco and Dodie can help you have beautiful skin to go with your beautiful smile!

Discover a new dental experience at Community Dental Care! We look forward to caring for you and your family’s dental needs.