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Apply for care during Dental Mission Week 2020

The School of Dentistry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is excited to host the 4th Annual UMMC Dental Mission Week, February 3-7, 2020, in combination with Give Kids a Smile Day, February 7, 2020. This event seeks to raise awareness concerning issues related to access to dental care for the underserved in Mississippi in addition to providing dental care to this vulnerable population. The School of Dentistry – UMMC will provide a full week of free dental treatment for underserved adults and children. The School of Dentistry estimates administering dental treatment and pain relief to over 1,500 adults/children in our underserved community. The day designated for Veterans is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. However, Veterans can schedule to come Monday through Thursday of mission week. 

This event is for individuals who are uninsured and have limited to no access to dental care. Services offered include the following:

  • Cleanings
  • Extractions
  • Fillings
  • Pediatric Procedures
  • Root Canals Front Teeth only

Applications for care are now available.

Please note: Applications must be returned no later than November 22, 2019.

Applications may be picked up from and returned to the following locations:

  • Jackson Medical Mall (Information Desk)
  • School of Dentistry (2nd Floor Registration Desk)
  • UMMC Guest Services (Main Hospital)
  • VA Medical Center Dental Clinic

Or mailed to:

School of Dentistry
Attn: Dental Mission Week Application
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216

For more information

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