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Newsletter January – February 2014: Dental Clinic

cda-caresFirst 5 San Diego Sponsors Dental Clinic

CDA Cares San Diego took place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on December 7-8, 2013. First 5 San Diego was proud to partner with the California Dental Association to sponsor this two-day dental clinic event. The event was designed to relieve people of all ages from dental pain and infection, by providing oral health services and education and assistance with finding a dentist for follow-up care to low-income individuals and families. Services included cleanings, fillings, extractions, root canals, and full dentures.

An estimated 10 million Californians experience barriers to dental care. The California Dental Association Foundation and CDA host CDA Cares, a program that allows volunteer dentists, with the assistance of other dental professionals and community volunteers, to provide dental services at no charge to more than 2,000 patients at each event.

 

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