Find the Best Plan in Your Area
Find The Right Dentist For You
Individuals may sometimes neglect to take precautions to improve their dental health. Advanced gum disease can destroy a person's gums and bones as well as cause their teeth to fall out, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, up to 12 percent of U.S. adults have this problem.
To help prevent oral diseases, some dentists and hygienists in Maine are volunteering their time to help provide easier access to care for adults. More than 25 professionals from the Greater Portland Dental Society will soon be holding their second annual event, called Dentists Who Care for ME, to offer free treatments for one day, the Portland Press Herald Reports.
Adults who do not have insurance, as well as those who cannot afford care, will receive services such as cleanings, extractions or fillings. Some patients will be referred to oral surgeons who will also be providing free treatments, according to the newspaper.
The services will be administered on a first-come first-serve basis and patients will receive complimentary toothbrushes and toothpaste. Last year, about 600 people were treated, the news provider reports.
Rather than wait in line to receive oral care, there are affordable ways in which individuals can seek coverage. Discount dental plans provide affordable plans for people and their families.
For more information on discount dental plans call 1-888-632-5353.
© 2010 Brafton Inc.
The materials and articles published on DentalPlans.com are for informational purposes only. Although DentalPlans.com strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. DentalPlans.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and DentalPlans.com makes no commitment to update the information on DentalPlans.com.
DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on DentalPlans.com. Decisions based on information contained on DentalPlans.com are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold DentalPlans.com and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.
Nothing on DentalPlans.com constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. DentalPlans.com assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to DentalPlans.com with or without DentalPlans.com’s knowledge.