Jan 13, 2010

Free dental exams

Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, is teaming up with dental professionals across the state to provide free care to those age 3-18 whose families cannot afford to pay for the care. Thursday, Feb. 4 and Friday, Feb. 5 are Give Kids a Smile Days, an opportunity for free oral exams, x rays, teeth cleaning, and fluoride treatment courtesy of the Minnesota Dental Association and the Central Lakes College Dental Assisting program. On both days Dental Assisting students at CLC join volunteer dentists and dental hygienists to provide the services. In Brainerd appointments may be scheduled for up to 64 persons each day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Friday, Feb 5 services will be in Staples from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the office of Dr. John Gorton. All appointments must be made at (218) 855-8106 or 800-933-0346, ext. 8106.