Douglas County Dental Clinic To Offer Free Services On Give Kids A Smile Day
- on January 23, 2014
The Douglas County Dental Clinic is happy to announce free dental examinations, x-rays, cleanings, and fluoride varnish applications for children under the age of 18 for Give Kids A Smile Day on February 7, 2014!
In order to qualify for these free services, the child must live in Douglas County, household income must be at 200% of federal poverty levels or below, and the child can not have dental insurance (including KanCare or other state insurance). Appointments for these free dental services must be set by Wednesday February 5th. Please call the Douglas County Dental Clinic at 785-312-7770 to set an appointment. The number of appointments we are able to set is limited, so please call us promptly. A parent or guardian must accompany patients in order for the clinic to offer its services.
We would like to thank the amazing group of dentists volunteering for this year's Give Kids A Smile Day! Dr. John Hay, Dr. Matthew Krische, Dr. Keith Van Horn, and Dr. Lan Gegenheimer will be here along with the clinic's newest dentist, Dr. Saher Ahmed. We will also have a crew of amazing dental hygienists that will be here. Thank you to Ashley Ayala, Natalie Stoss, Donita Bouton, and Starr Tait!
The American Dental Association created Give Kids A Smile to build support for public and private solutions that will help under served children get regular oral health care. Held each February, Give Kids A Smile provides free oral health education, screening and treatment services to children from low-income families across the country.