Uninsured and Needy to Receive Free Dental Care Services
United Concordia Provides $100,000 in Free Dental Services. G.I. kids in need to receive free dental care June 15-19.
United Concordia Provides $100,000 in Free Dental Services
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 7 — National dental insurer, United Concordia, today announced that its 2009 community outreach program has provided more than $100,000 in free dental care to the underserved in the first quarter of 2009.
“The tough economic climate has made it even more difficult for the uninsured community to seek the proper dental treatment,” said Harlon Robinson, United Concordia’s vice president of human resources and administration. “We decided we needed to respond to the need, and set a goal to double the number of clinics we sponsored in 2008, to 60 in 2009.”
United Concordia has already sponsored 14 clinics this year in cities such as Philadelphia; Phoenix; Arlington, Texas; San Dimas, Calif.; Charleston, W.Va.; and Harrisburg, Pa.; providing a range of dental health services from dental health screenings to full restorative clinics, in which dentists administered treatment such as cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants, x-rays and fillings
G.I. kids in need to receive free dental care June 15-19
There are going to be a lot more smiles in Grand Island come this summer thanks to Ronald McDonald and the Third City Community Clinic.
From June 15-19, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile will be in Grand Island to provide free dental care to kids who might otherwise go without, according to Kevin Warneke, executive director of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Omaha.
In Nebraska, Warneke said, 17 percent of all third-graders have some form of dental needs. For lower income children, that need climbs to 30 percent, and for minority children, it’s 28 percent.
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