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Aspen Dental offering free Day of Service Feb. 15
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February 04, 2014 02:37 PM | 1547 views | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Aspen Dental at 6351 Douglas Blvd. in Douglasville will be open for a free “Day of Service” Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., a press release stated.

To receive free service, patients must make advance appointments at a participating Aspen Dental location by calling (844) 277-3646.

In the spirit of helping as many people as possible, dentists will focus on treating the most urgent dental need of each patient by providing a service such as a filling, extraction, basic cleaning or denture repair.

Aspen Dental and Oral Health America have joined forces to create The Healthy Mouth Movement -- a community giving initiative designed to deliver free dental care to thousands of people in need in communities across the United States, and oral health education to millions more. One hundred million Americans didn’t go to the dentist last year, and millions more live in communities where there is little or no access to care. The Healthy Mouth Movement will deliver much-needed dental care to those who need it most.

“The sad reality is that for many Americans, dentistry has become a luxury and not a priority,” said Dr. Clark Downey, Aspen Dental practice owner from Richmond, Ind. “Every single day I and hundreds of other dentists at more than 400 Aspen Dental locations across the country see patients who are struggling financially and have put off regular dental care. The result is that people are living with infection and pain, and it’s impacting their health and quality of life.

“Aspen Dental has always worked to remove barriers that keep people from getting dental care -- we keep fees low, stay open on evenings and weekends, and welcome emergency patients. But we want to do more, and that’s where the Healthy Mouth Movement comes in.”

Information: (844) 277-3646

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