UK Dental Students Providing Free Oral Health Screenings

Feb 1, 2017

This week Dr. Greg Davis talks with UK Dental Students Ellen Vice and Morgan Murrell about a special "Give Kids A Smile" event this Saturday at UK Dentistry at Turfland.  Free oral health screenings will be available for kids and young adults from 8 a.m. to noon.  The aim is to teach and reinforce good oral health habits at an early age.  Ellen and Morgan say the open house is especially for members of Lexington's underserved population.

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The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, along with the American Dental Association will be hosting a nation wide event, Give Kids A Smile. This event will provide FREE dental cleanings for children aged 6 months-18 years old.

Additionally, free school dental screenings for the 2017-2018 school year will be provided. School dental screenings are required by law for children aged 5 or 6 enrolling in public schools in Kentucky during the 2017-2018 school year.

To make an appointment and preregister your child, email ukscaapd@gmail.com. Otherwise, children will be seen on a first come, first served basis and registration material may be filled out the day of.

When: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Time: 8:30 am-12 pm
Location: UK Dentistry at Turfland, 2195 Harrodsburg Rd #175, Lexington, KY, 40504