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Give kids a smile

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Lake Superior College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic is teaming up with dental professionals to provide free care on Feb. 3 for children whose families cannot afford it.

The Dental Hygiene Clinic is at Lake Superior College, 2101 Trinity Rd. Openings are available for any child under 18 years old who needs dental care. Those interested in scheduling an appointment between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 3 may call (218) 733-5939 or email Walk-in care is not available.

Patients should be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Information on specific services will be outlined when an appointment is scheduled.

The “Give Kids a Smile” program is a statewide outreach effort coordinated by the Minnesota Dental Association whose members are committed to providing all children with dental care and improving access to care throughout Minnesota. Now in its 15th year, “Give Kids a Smile” has provided free dental care to more than 45,000 children. About 200 clinics across the state will open their doors for this program.