On Friday evening, patients already started gathering for the free dental clinic, to make sure they will have access to the needed dental treatments offered on the next day at the high school in Laurel.
This temporary free dental clinic served as many as 700 patients on Friday and Saturday.
This has been a free dental clinic sponsored by the Maryland Office of Oral Health and the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington.
The greatest majority of patients lined up at this temporary free dental clinic in Laurel stated they simply cannot afford the high costs of dental care.
They cannot wait for such free dental opportunities to show up in their area, so that they can get rid of dental pain and discomfort.
At the free dental clinic there were well over 400 volunteer dentists, dental hygienists, and oral surgeons who joined forces to offer help to patients in need.
Throughout the two days, they offered $750,000 worth of free dental treatments.
Among the treatments offered at this free dental clinic, there were professional dental cleanings root canal treatments but also more complex work such as wisdom tooth extractions.