Clark College hosts free Children's Dental Health Day
January 23, 2019
For Immediate Release
For additional information:
Hannah Erickson, Communications & Marketing
High-res photos from previous Children’s Dental Health Days available upon request.
Clark College Dental Hygiene students offer free care to the community on Feb. 2
VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Clark College Dental Hygiene Program will hold a free children’s on Saturday, February 2, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the main campus of Clark College. The event will take place in the Firstenburg Dental Hygiene Education and Care Center in the Health Sciences Building on Clark’s main campus.
Dental hygiene students from Clark College will provide care under the direct supervision of licensed dental hygienist and dentists. Services will include cleanings, sealants, x-rays, sealants, doctor’s exams, fluoride, and select emergency treatments for children ages 4-17. Appointments can be scheduled by calling the Dental Hygiene Business Office at (360) 992-2158. Please note: Due to the current measles outbreak in Clark County, the college is requesting that all patients and family members bring proof of their immunization and/or immunity to measles.
This is the twelfth year that Clark’s Dental Hygiene has offered a free children’s dental health day. In addition to this event, the college’s Dental Hygiene students provide low-cost dental hygiene care to the community as part of their clinic practice.
Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663. Driving directions and parking maps are available at . If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, contact Clark College's Disability Support Services Office at 360-992-2314 or 360-991-0901 (VP), or visit Penguin Union Building room 013 as soon as possible.
About Clark College
Located in Vancouver’s Central Park and serving up to 12,000 students per quarter, Clark College is Washington State’s second-largest single-campus, for-credit community college. The college currently offers classes at two satellite locations: one on the Washington State University Vancouver campus and one in the Columbia Tech Center in East Vancouver. Additionally, its Economic & Community Development program is housed in the Columbia Bank building in downtown Vancouver.