Dental Clinics Scheduled Free Dental Services for Kids and Adults

Free Dental Work Reports — Thousands of people who don’t have dental insurance will be able to receive free help. A startling study recently released shows that 17 million low income children go without dental care every year, to put that into perspective that’s one in five kids.

Upcoming Free Dental Screening For Children

This weekend, the Fresno Madera Dental Society will host its annual Save and Seal Our Smiles event. On Saturday, February 27, children (pre-kindergarten through 6th grade) have the chance to be treated by dental professionals. It runs from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Health Science Building at Fresno City College.

There are no appointments, so it’s suggested you get there early. Last year, dentists treated 200 local children.


Dentist partners with charities to give free services in April

Santa Monica, CA (March 1, 2010) – Dr. Nushin Shir, owner of Artistic Center for Dentistry, is celebrating the grand opening of her dental practice in Santa Monica, CA by offering a month-long special from April 1st – 30th. One hundred and twenty new patients will receive free comprehensive dental exams that will include basic teeth cleaning services and limited check up x-rays. Additional treatments will be offered at 25% off their published rate.


Free dental screenings for Californian kids

A Californian school district is offering young students free dental check-ups.

The screenings are going to take place from 8am to noon on 12 March 2010 at Florin Elementary School on 7300 Kara Drive, Sacramento and Helen Carr Castello Elementary School on 9850 Fire Poppy Drive, Elk Grove, on 16 April 2010.


Tooth sealant free dental clinic for children slated for March

SOUTH BEND — The IUSB Dental Hygiene Clinic will provide a free sealant clinic for children ages 6 to 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. March 26 and from 8 a.m. to noon on March 27 at 2002 Northside Blvd., South Bend.

Sealants protect the chewing surface of teeth from tooth decay. It is recommended that sealants be placed on permanent posterior teeth as soon as they erupt. Around age 6 is when children’s first permanent posterior teeth begin to erupt.


Free Dental Clinic in March Highlights Need for Better System

Dental professionals and state lawmakers called for a better healthcare system to address the needs of the uninsured in the state. That call came Wednesday during a Capitol press conference announcing next month’s free dental clinic.

The Connecticut Mission of Mercy anticipates helping up to 2,000 children and adults at its third annual event, which will be held in Middletown on March 12 and 13.


HARTFORD, Conn. — For the third year in a row, thousands of people who don’t have dental insurance will be able to receive free help.

Most people dread going to the dentist, so it’s hard to believe that for the past two years, people have waited in line for hours hoping to have a root canal, or even have a tooth pulled.

When people don’t have dental insurance, Mission of Mercy may be their only chance to get the often long-overdue care they so desperately need.

The organizers said they are hoping to help 2,000 people on Friday March 12th and Saturday March 13th.


Free Dental Services for Kids. Research Shows Kids Lacking in Dental Care

On Friday and Saturday ISU students studying to become dental hygienists will be looking over the smiles of hundreds of east Idaho kids who otherwise wouldn’t be able to get a dental check-up.

But, a startling study recently released from the Pew Research Center shows that 17 million low income children go without dental care every year, to put that into perspective that’s one in five kids.


Dental Hygiene Clinic special event of free dental services

The Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic will sponsor “Seal-Out Day” – an opportunity for children ages 8-13 to have sealants applied to their teeth at no cost. The free dental sealants will be provided until 2 p.m. Saturday, March 27.

The service will be limited to the first 70 patients to register, starting at 7:30 a.m. The young patients must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All work will be performed by ECTC dental hygiene and dental assisting students under the supervision of licensed dentists.


State Dental Association Plans Third Free Dental Clinic

The Connecticut State Dental Association is planning its third free dental clinic. Past “Mission of Mercy” events have helped more than 3,000 patients. Organizers say they’ve delivered more than $1.5 million in free dentistry.

105 dental chairs will be set up at the Aetna Insurance Building in Middletown March 12 and 13, to provide everything from dental screenings to root canals for children and adults.


Dentists to offer free care in Belmar

BELMAR — Three Shore-area dentists will offer free dental work to anyone who needs it Friday, March 26, as part of a national campaign to provide basic dental care for the growing number of Americans without dental insurance.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Hanapole Dental Care in the Shark River Plaza, 611 Main St., Belmar.


Homeless can receive free health and dental services March 4

Homeless and low-income individuals in Whatcom County will be able to receive free medical, dental and housing assistance next Thursday, March 4.

The event, sponsored by Project Homeless Connect, is geared to help the nearly 2,500 people who are homeless in Whatcom County by offering them free and confidential services including dental care, medical exams, vision screening, women’s health care, information on veteran benefits, housing assistance and more.


Free clinic set for March 6; volunteers needed

A clinic that has provided everything from dental work and eye examinations to groceries and haircuts for free is slated for next month. The Kenosha Touched Twice Free Clinic will be 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 6 at the Brass Community School, 6400 15th Ave.

Last year, the clinic served more than 1,200 people. Event coordinator the Rev. David Florez said this year, because of the recession, organizers are bracing for as many as 1,500 people.


Free Dental Clinic Needs Volunteer Support

Volunteer support is needed for the Free NC MOM Dental Clinic in Durham which will be held March 12 – 13, 2010 at the National Guard Armory on Stadium Drive. Patient registration will begin at 6am and the clinic will run until 6pm. Set-up day will be March 11. Volunteers will be needed to assist in a wide variety of important tasks on all three days. No dental or medical experience necessary.

To register as a volunteer, visit the NCDS Web site, and go to the heading, Community Services, Missions of Mercy, Volunteer Form and register on line. All volunteers need to pre-register.