Give Kids A Smile
Date/TimeDate(s) - 02/28/15
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
VCC would like to invite you to participate in Give Kids A Smile, this Saturday February 28th, 2015 from 9am to 12pm. Dental professionals will be offering free oral health care services as part of the San Diego County Dental Society’s Give Kids a Smile program. Children in need will receive dental screenings, fluoride treatments and dental sealants as part of an effort to improve the oral health of children who experience barriers to care in California and nationwide.
Give Kids a Smile is a nationwide program sponsored by the American Dental Association that provides free oral health care services to approximately 320,000 children at 2,000 sites. Each year, some 50,000 dental professionals donate their services to provide screenings, cleanings, restorative care, and oral health education to underserved children.
Give Kids A Smile is held annually to:
- provide free dental services to qualifying children from low-income families
- raise awareness of the epidemic of untreated dental disease in local communities
- raise awareness of the need to build public and private partnerships to increase access to oral health care to solve this crisis.
The public can call (619) 692-8858 for appointments. Walk-ins are accepted, but priority is given to those with appointments. A parent must accompany each child.
For more information: www.givekidsasmile.ada.org or www.sdcds.org.