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Free Missions of Mercy (MOM) Dental Clinic coming to New Bern

Missions of Mercy Dental ClinicFriday, August 23, 6:00 am – 5:00 pm and Saturday, August 24, 6:00 am – 4:00 pm

Garber United Methodist Church, 4201 Country Club Ln.

New Bern, N.C. – We invite you and your readers to attend our free mobile dental clinic next month. Presented by the NC Dental Society Foundation, this free adult MOM clinic provides complimentary dental procedures for individuals who cannot afford or do not have access to oral health care.

In addition to inviting you, the media, to attend the event, we want to give your readers who might be in need of dental care the opportunity to plan for the clinic. We expect to treat more than 650 individuals over two days. Since its founding in 2003, the Foundation’s MOM clinics have provided more than $35 million in free care to more than 65,000 North Carolinians.

What: Opportunity for patients to receive free dental care from licensed dentists on a first-come, first-serve basis. Offered dental procedures may include cleanings, fillings, extractions or partial dentures for front teeth: ncdentalfoundation.org/programs/#moms.

About the North Carolina Dental Society Foundation

The North Carolina Dental Society Foundation is the charitable arm of the North Carolina Dental Society. Its mission is to improve the oral health of North Carolinians through education and support of programs that improve access to dental care. To date, it has provided nearly $50 million in free dental care to more than 250,000 patients. The NC Dental Society Foundation remains committed to serving strategic populations through the work of its outreach programs. For more information, visit ncdentalfoundation.org/give.

About the North Carolina Dental Society

The North Carolina Dental Society was founded in 1856 and remains one of the oldest dental societies in the country. Representing 3,900 member dentists across the state, our mission is to help all members succeed. The NC Dental Society is a part of the American Dental Association, the nation’s largest dental association, representing 163,000 member dentists, and the leading source of oral health information. For more information, visit ncdental.org.

Submitted by: Amy Eggenberger