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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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NSU Offers Low-Income Children Dental Care, April 13

Children from low-income families will receive dental services from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine on Saturday, April 13. Known as “Give Kids a Smile Day,” the event will provide several services to children between the ages of 2 and 18, including X-rays, exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants and fillings. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at NSU Health Care Centers’ Dental Clinic, located on the corner of 30th Street and University Drive in Davie.

“Give Kids A Smile Day” is an annual national event sponsored by the American Dental Association. Each year, thousands of dentists and volunteers provide donated oral health care services to over 400,000 children from low-income families. More than 16 million children nationwide have tooth decay and NSU’s “Give Kids A Smile Day” hopes to help combat this epidemic by providing treatment and raising oral health awareness.

Last year, NSU’s College of Dental Medicine provided an estimated $125,000 worth of dental care to the children. This year, there will be more than 200 dental students and faculty volunteers at “Give Kids A Smile Day.” In addition, children will receive free toothbrushes and enjoy a festive atmosphere with face painters, magicians, music, and the giant “Timmy the Tooth” mascot.

Appointment times will be at 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. Please arrive early to fill out necessary paperwork.

** A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN MUST ACCOMPANY THEIR CHIDREN THE DAY OF THE EVENT**

Please call (954) 300-2122 or e-mail GiveKidsASmileDay@gmail.com by April 10, leave a message including your preferred dental appointment time (9:00am or 12:00pm) and number (and age) of children attending.