Puentes de Salud

Located at 1700 South Street, Puentes de Salud provides medical and dental care, as well as health education and outreach services, to nearly 9,000 patients in the Philadelphia area, most from Mexico and other Latin American countries. United by their desire to increase access to quality care, Puentes staff includes a wide range of interdisciplinary care providers and students fluent in Spanish who provide care in a culturally relevant and sensitive manner. Penn Dental Medicine faculty and students provide oral health education, and diagnostic, preventive, restorative and surgical dental care in the three-chair dental facility at Puentes de Salud and provide expedited referral for specialty dental care at Penn Dental Medicine’s clinical center at 240 S. 40th Street.

Care Team

Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner Dentists
Lorena Garcia, B.S., RDH, PHDHP Dr. Sandra Benham
Dr. Catherine Kuo
Dr. Shabnam Sedaghat


Puentes de Salud operates from 8 am to 4 pm.

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment at Puentes, please call 215-898-1750.


Penn Dental Medicine at Puentes de Salud
1700 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146