ABC7 and NYU College of Dentistry offer free oral health screenings

March 24, 2010 9:00:00 PM PDT
ABC7 and the NYU College of Dentistry are celebrating 25 years of partnering to improve the health of our community by offering free dental screenings and other free health services for adults and children.WHO: NYU College of Dentistry and ABC7

WHAT:
- Free dental and oral cancer screenings, diabetes and blood pressure screenings
- Vouchers for free oral examinations, sealants and custom-made mouth guards
- Free toothbrushes and other oral hygiene products

WHERE: NYU College of Dentistry, 345 E. 24th Street (corner of First Avenue)

WHEN: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, March 30, March 31, and April 1 (spring break), 8:30 am - 7 p.m.


All children ages 6 months to 10 years will receive a cute, cuddly "healthy smiles" teddy bear commemorating their visit. Adults and children will receive free dental screenings and vouchers for free oral examinations and polishings. Vouchers for free dental sealants will be provided for children, as well as for free custom-made mouth guards for young athletes.

Free diabetes and blood pressure screenings will take place, as well as free oral cancer screenings for adults. Visitors will also receive free toothbrushes and other personal oral hygiene products.

No appointment necessary. For more information, call 1-866-698-0264.

Be sure to watch the AccuWeather forecast on ABC7 at 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. during the week of March 29th!

For more information about the NYU College of Dentistry, please go to www.nyu.edu/dental.

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