Local clinic offers free dental care for NYC children through February

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Practicing good dental hygiene is important to preventing diabetes, heart diseases and other health issues.

In recognition of National Children’s Dental Health Month, The Plaza College Dental Clinic is offering free dental care, including cleanings and x-rays, to all New York City children under the age of 18.

Find a printable version of the coupon here.

The clinic also offers affordable cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants for adults.

Plaza College Community Dental Clinic is located at 118-33 Queens Blvd. Winter hours are Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (718)-779-1432 to schedule your appointment today.

In 2019, Plaza College became New York’s first American Dental Association (ADA) Accredited Dental Hygiene Program in over a quarter century.

Plaza College dental hygienist students work under dentists to conduct full oral cleanings, which constitutes the majority of a routine visit, along with taking x-rays, screening for oral cancer, fluoride treatment, providing mouth guards and scaling and polishing the teeth.

Each dental hygienist  provides an analysis of each patient’s oral health, before consulting with the dentist on suggested actions.  On a typical day a dental hygienist will see between 8-12 patients. Students in the program see children, adolescents and adults, preparing them to work in pediatric or adult dental clinics when they graduate.

 


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