WILLMAR, Minn. (December 2012) – Rice Regional Dental Clinic of Willmar, MN is joining with dental professionals across the state to provide free care to children whose families face barriers to dental care. Dental services of oral screenings, cleanings, sealants and fluoride treatments will be provided. The clinic office is located at 301 Becker Ave. SW. Persons interested in scheduling an appointment on Feb 1, 2013 between the hours of 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm may call the Dental Clinic at 320-214-2620.
The Minnesota Dental Association is sponsoring this statewide outreach effort, called GIVE KIDS A SMILE because dentists are committed to providing all children with dental care and helping eliminate barriers to care throughout Minnesota. Now celebrating its eleventh consecutive year, GIVE KIDS A SMILE has provided free dental care to tens of thousands of children. About 200 clinics across the state will open their doors for this program on Feb. 1 and 2, 2013.
“This is a special way to reach children in need of dental care. Healthy teeth are vital to overall health and even a key to success in school” stated Dr. Linda Jackson, Dental Director of the RRDC. Patients seeking appointments should be under the age of 18 and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
The Minnesota Dental Association is the voice of dentistry in Minnesota, representing 78% of practicing dentists. It is committed to the highest standards of oral health and access to care for all Minnesotans. Learn more at www.mndental.org.