Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Washington Dental Service Foundation SmileMobile, which travels the state offering examinations to children who might not otherwise have access to dental care, will be in White Salmon on April 12-16.
The SmileMobile, a brightly painted 38-foot dental clinic on wheels, is hard to miss when it rolls into town.
Sponsored by the Washington Dental Service and in partnership with Seattle Children's Hospital, the SmileMobile provides dental care to children from low- income families.
Children 15 and under with limited access to dental care can be scheduled by calling White Salmon Health Department, 493-1558.
The SmileMobile is staffed by a clinic manager, dentist and dental assistant, and teams of local volunteer dental professionals in each community it visits.
The SmileMobile will be located at:United Methodist Church 341 N. Main, White Salmon.
Organizers will be providing screening examinations: Monday, April 12, from 12:45 to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, April 13, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Follow-up treatment appointments will be scheduled on a space available basis for the duration of our stay.
Medicaid and sliding scale fee is accepted as reimbursement for services.
The SmileMobile is operated by Washington Dental Service Foundation, a non profit organization created and partially funded by Washington Dental Service.
The SmileMobile, which travels the state year-round providing services ranging from examinations and preventive care to fillings and minor oral surgery, has examined and treated more than 25,000 youngsters in communities throughout Washington State.