by Pete Rosenbery-SIUC Media Services
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- There are several opportunities this summer for children in the region to receive free preventive dental services through the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program.
Each of the eight clinics is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. No new patients will be accepted after 1:30 p.m.
The clinics are for children from three to 17 years old. Services will include exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments and sealants performed by senior dental hygiene students. The exam fulfills state requirements for children who will be entering kindergarten, second and sixth grade this fall. There is no fee for the dental services. Children who are members of the “AllKids” program should bring their medical card.
The clinics are: