Our Mission

Improve the health and well-being of diverse populations in Mattapan and surrounding communities by providing exceptional comprehensive integrated health services.

Hours of Operation

Mon - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday

Call the Health Center for more information at 617.296.0061

Building Healthier Communities Since 1972

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Opening times

Opening times

Mon & Wed - 8.00 - 7.00, Tue & Thr 8.00 to 5.00, Fri 9.30 to 5.00, Closed on Weekends

Dental Health Providers

Raymond O. Samuels, DMD,  is a general dentist who is the primary dental care provider for patients of all ages. He provides diagnosis, treatment, management, and overall coordination of services related to patient's oral health needs. He specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the oral cavity, including the teeth and gums. Dr. Samuels provides advice on proper brushing, flossing, cleaning, healthy gums, and other dental care. 

Larissa Paganini, DMD, is a licensed, Board Certified Dentist who graduated from Boston University with a Doctor of Dental Medicine. 

Dr. Fernanda Freitas, DMD, is the Dental Director at MCHC. She graduated from Paulista University, in Brazil, with a DMD degree in 2005, specializing in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Sao Paulo. In her free time, Dr. Freitas like to spend time with her kids, doing wood art and craft, embroidery, and cooking

Zhen Ruan, RDH is a licensed dental hygienist. He has completed an accredited dental hygiene education program and is licensed by the state board of dental examiners to provide preventive care services under the supervision of a dentist.