Free Children’s Dental Health Day scheduled

Event to be held Sat., Feb. 2 at Clark College

VANCOUVER — The Clark College Dental Hygiene Program will hold a free children’s dental clinic on Sat., Feb. 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the main campus of Clark College. The event will take place in the Firstenburg Dental Hygiene Education and Care Center in the Health Sciences Building on Clark’s main campus.

Dental hygiene students from Clark College will provide care under the direct supervision of licensed dental hygienist and dentists. Services will include cleanings, sealants, x-rays, sealants, doctor’s exams, fluoride, and select emergency treatments for children ages 4-17. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the Dental Hygiene Business Office at (360) 992-2158.

Due to the current measles outbreak in Clark County, the college is requesting that all patients and family members bring proof of their immunization and/or immunity to measles.

This is the 12th year that Clark’s Dental Hygiene has offered a free children’s dental health day. In addition to this event, the college’s Dental Hygiene students provide low-cost dental hygiene care to the community as part of their clinic practice.

Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663. Driving directions and parking maps are available at www.clark.edu/maps. Those who need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (VP), or visit Penguin Union Building room 013 as soon as possible.

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