KUSA - More than 1,200 dentists, hygienists, other dental professionals and volunteers will be in Greeley to provide free dental treatment and education through the Colorado Mission of Mercy on Oct. 4 and 5.
Care will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis - no
advanced appointments will be made.
The clinic will operates 125 dental chairs simultaneously, with the hope of treating 1,500 adults and children in northern Colorado.
This year COMOM hopes to help over 1,500 adults and children in northern Colorado.
Dental professionals from across Colorado have united for this cause and will be donating their services, which will include cleanings, fillings, extractions and limited oral surgery.
This year's clinic includes free flu shots and DTaP immunizations (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis/whooping cough) will be available for patients.
"We're excited for the opportunity to bring COMOM to Greeley, CO this year," said Dr. Joel Feinberg, COMOM site chair. "Access to dental care is a huge problem for many families, especially in this region of the state. Thousands of individuals cannot eat, sleep, concentrate at work or function because of oral pain. COMOM was established to help those who cannot afford dental care with their most urgent dental needs."
More patient information can be found at www.COMOM.org.
The Mission of Mercy is at the Island Grove Event Center
501 N. 14th Avenue, Greeley, Colo.
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