Mobile dental clinic stops at CPPS

By on Monday, June 6th, 2022 in Columbia Basin News More Top Stories

COLLEGE PLACE – The Arcora Foundation’s SmileMobile, a brightly-painted 39-foot dental clinic on wheels will be parked at the College Place Public Schools District Office, 1755 S. College Ave. tomorrow (Tuesday) through Friday.

“We are pleased to partner with The Arcora Foundation to provide this service to College Place,” Superintendent Jim Fry said. “Oral health is important for all to be able to learn, develop and thrive.”

The SmileMobile dental team will provide examinations for children, teens, adults, and pregnant/postpartum people with Apple Health or are uninsured.

The dental team will provide an exam and oral health education. Depending on the patient’s needs they may also provide one or more of the following: fluoride varnish, sealants, simple extraction, temporary filling, and written referral.

People can get more information or schedule an appointment by calling 888-286-9105.

The SmileMobile is operated by non-profit Arcora Foundation in partnership with the Seattle Children’s Hospital. Arcora Foundation is funded by nonprofit Delta Dental of Washington, the state’s largest dental benefits company. Traveling throughout the state of Washington, the SmileMobile has examined and treated more than 48,000 patients.