Archive for Thursday, January 11, 2007

Free dental exams

January 11, 2007

The Douglas County Dental Clinic, 316 Maine St., Lawrence, will give free dental examinations and X-rays for children under the age of 18 for "Give Kids A Smile Day" on Feb. 2.

In order to qualify for the free services, the child must live in Douglas County, the household income must be at 200 percent of federal poverty levels or below, and the child cannot have dental insurance (including Healthwave or other state insurance).

Appointments for the examinations will be on a first-come, first-serve basis, and appointments must be set by Jan. 26.

A parent or guardian must accompany patients in order for the clinic to offers its services.

Spanish interpreters will be available.

For more information about scheduling an appointment, or to schedule an appointment for Give Kids A Smile Day, call 312-7770.

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