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VCU offers free dental care to disadvantaged kids

Wednesday - 2/1/2012, 8:33am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. - Virginia Commonwealth University's dental school will offer free services to uninsured and disadvantaged children this week as part of the national Give Kids a Smile Day.

The School of Dentistry's Pediatric Dental Clinic will hold the event Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dental professionals will provide examinations, cleanings, X-rays, fillings, extractions and minor restorations for patients under age 18. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 804-828-9095.

The American Dental Association created Give Kids a Smile Day to provide education and oral health care to children from low-income families.

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VCU School of Dentistry's Pediatric Dental Clinic: http://www.dentistry.vcu.edu/pedsdent/Default.aspx


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