A team of dental providers from NYU College of Dentistry (NYUCD) will hold a free dental care clinic in Machias April 14-19. The will provide dental services to children and emergency dental services for adults who do not have access to dental treatment and prevention.

Children

dentalServices for children include:

  • dental exams
  • fluoride varnish
  • sealants
  • fillings
  • extractions
  • stainless steel crowns
  • x-rays

If your child already receives these services from your family dentist, please continue this dental care. This outreach program is for children who may not receive complete dental care, and is not meant to replace regular services your child may already be receiving.

Children with dental needs are welcome on a walk-in basis during the clinic hours.

Adult Patients

Emergency dental care will be available for adult patients on a walk-in basis, first-come, first served during clinic hours; no appointments.

Services include:

  • dental exams
  • x-rays
  • sealants
  • fillings
  • root canals
  • extractions

Patients will not be charged a fee or co-pay for services. You will be asked for your insurance/MaineCare information (if you have one).

Clinic hours

  • 4/14: 8:30 – 5 pm
  • 4/15: 8:30 – 5 pm
  • 4/16: 8:30 – 6:30 pm
  • 4/17: closed
  • 4/18: 8:30 – 5 pm
  • 4/19: 8:30 – 1 pm

Where

Lee Pellon Event Center 900 Main Street, Machias ME.

Washington County Children’s Program’s mobile dental unit, the “Tooth Ferry,” partners with NYUCD and area providers to bring this preventative and restorative care to Washington County. For more information, contact Teresa Alley at 255-3426 or 800-545-0873; www.ucpofmaine.org.