Cost-free dental treatment offered Friday and Saturday in Jacksonville

The Florida Dental Association Foundation will give no cost dental treatment to an approximated 1,000 persons Friday and Saturday at a Jacksonville occasion.

At the foundation’s sixth Florida Mission of Mercy event, volunteer dental professionals will deliver “reduction from the pain and an infection of untreated dental disease” for underserved and uninsured patients on a initially-come, 1st-served foundation, according to organizers.

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The occasion will incorporate COVID-19 protection measures, which includes a ticketing system allowing people to look at in and return afterwards, avoiding crowds and standing in line, organizers mentioned. All patients and volunteers will have to put on masks, apart from when clients are getting screening and treatment.

Providers will consist of cleanings, fillings, extractions, pediatric dentistry, root canals and a restricted amount of dentures and partials. 

The party was previous held in Jacksonville in 2016.

Ticketing begins at 6 a.m. Friday and Saturday at the Key Osborn Convention Center, 1000 H2o St. close to downtown Jacksonville. The services end at 6 p.m.

For additional information go to floridadental.org/foundation/courses/mission-of-mercy.

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