Friday, Feb. 3 – Give Kids a Smile – free dental appointments for children in need

WILLMAR, Minn. (January 2017) – Rice Regional Dental Clinic in Willmar is joining with dental professionals across the state to provide free care to children whose families face barriers to dental care. Free dental services will be provided for children ages … Continue reading

Annual Gala raises $217,275 for Rice Health Foundation

The Board of Directors of Rice Memorial Hospital and Trustees of Rice Health Foundation extend a heartfelt THANKS to all who supported the 2016 Holiday Festival events – Friday night’s Casino Royale dinner and auctions, as well as Saturday’s 25th … Continue reading

Rice Foundation gala to raise funds for regional dental clinic

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, November 11, 2016, WILLMAR — Money raised at the Rice Health Foundation’s annual gala Friday will support an area of health that doesn’t often get the spotlight: oral health. The fundraiser, the foundation’s largest … Continue reading

Rep. Peterson hears about rural dental access during Willmar visit

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Aug 19, 2014, WILLMAR – The challenges of rural access to dental care were outlined for Rep. Collin Peterson during a tour Tuesday morning of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic at Rice Memorial Hospital. … Continue reading

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