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Feb. 1-2: Free 'Give Kids a Smile' Dental Clinic

Appointments can be made by calling the University's Department of Dental Hygiene.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 1-19-2018

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Dental Hygiene and area dental professionals are joining a statewide effort to provide free dental care to area children Thursday, Feb. 1 and Friday, Feb. 2.

The project is inspired by concern over a growing number of children who are unable to access needed dental care.

The free “Give Kids a Smile” clinic for children will be Thursday, Feb. 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Friday, Feb. 2 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in Minnesota State Mankato’s Clinical Sciences Building.

Those individuals interested in scheduling an appointment should call the dental clinic at 507-389-2147.

Patients seeking appointments for cleanings, x-rays, exams, fluoride treatments, and sealants should be under the age of 18 and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Minnesota State Mankato will also be offering free dental exams and x-rays for adults on Friday, Feb. 2 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Please call 507-389-2147 to schedule an appointment.

Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Dental Hygiene is part of the University’s College of Allied Health and Nursing.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,712 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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