Find the Best Plan in Your Area
Find The Right Dentist For You
Young students at Redlands Christian Migran Association RCMA Wimauma Academy in Florida recently received free dental care treatments from Suncoast Community Health Centers, Tampa Bay Online reports.
Wimauma Academy serves minority children who come from low income families from the kindergarten to the eighth grade level. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some minority kids are more likely than other to have cavities. For instance, The CDC's research shows 40 percent of Mexican-American children who are between 6 and 8 years old suffer from tooth decay, compared to 25 percent of non-Hispanic whites in this age bracket.
The week-long event allowed a total of 214 students at the school to receive dental screening as well as restorative and preventative care, free of charge, according to the news provider.
Mark Haggett, principal at RCMA Wimauma Academy, told the news source that this event was very beneficial for students because many of their families cannot factor a dentist appointment into their budget.
Fortunately, there are affordable ways that parents can find low-cost dental coverage for their children.
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.