New program aims to improve dental health for children in 17 counties in Minnesota

WILLMAR, Minn. – Dental caries – or cavities — is the most common chronic disease in children, according to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. Rural children are even more likely to suffer poor oral health and lack … Continue reading

Rice Regional Dental Clinic Receives “Partners In Hope” Award

Thursday, May 23 – COSMOS – Rice Regional Dental Clinic was honored by Heartland Community Action Agency (Heartland) with a “Partners In Hope” Award. Each year Heartland staff identifies and honors 2-4 partnering businesses and/or individuals who have exhibited an enthusiastic … Continue reading

Dental students give back through volunteering and public service

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Friday, February 1, 2013 — WILLMAR — Kids filled the waiting room Friday afternoon at the Rice Regional Dental Clinic. A steady parade of young patients kept 28 volunteers busy with dental exams and … Continue reading

Rice dental clinic in Willmar, Minn., celebrates fifth year with grant of $175K

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Local and University of Minnesota School of Dentistry officials were on hand for a reception Tuesday at Rice Memorial Hospital to celebrate the anniversary of the school’s clinic at Rice. … Continue reading