Appointments are now open for needy children in Minnesota to receive free dental care next month. The Minnesota Dental Association will hold its annual “Give Kids a Smile” charitable event Feb. 7-8.
For a couple days at least, Minnesota’s largest dentist office will be in Bemidji. About 1,200 professionals and volunteers hope to see and serve 2,000 patients at a two-day temporary dental clinic starting Friday.
More than 1,000 dentists, hygienists and volunteers will provide $1 million in free care this weekend, part of the Minnesota Mission of Mercy campaign. The 2012 event, held in Mankato, helped 2,062 patients with more than $1.3 million in free dental work.
A new report from the Minnesota Department of Health finds that more than one half of the state’s third graders experienced tooth decay.
Minnesota dentists will be providing free dental care services for children in need across the state on Feb. 1-2.
Dental care is something that many families have a hard time affording, especially those who don’t have dental insurance. That is why thousands of Minnesotans will get the opportunity to get free dental care, regardless of their ability to pay.
The Minnesota Department of Health has screened the oral health of a random group of third graders for the first time, and found mixed results.
State officials say a North Dakota prison inmate who filed a federal lawsuit over his medical treatment has no basis for his claim.