Free dental screenings are among the many services Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry will be offering to during the month of February during National Children's Dental Health Month

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Dental School Focuses on Kids in February

Jan 24, 2013

The Dugoni School of Dentistry is focusing on programs for kids and families this February in celebration of National Children's Dental Health Month. Throughout the month, dental school students, faculty and staff are participating in a handful of oral health outreach events, and the school is also hosting Dental Camp, an annual event for middle and high school students.   

Give Kids a Smile Stockton

Give Kids a Smile is an annual event sponsored by the American Dental Association that takes place at hundreds of locations nationwide. This year Pacific and the San Joaquin Dental Society will host a Give Kids a Smile event on the Stockton campus at the Chan Family Health Sciences Learning Center on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 8am - 3pm. Families with children up to age 17 are invited to bring children in for free screenings, treatment, oral health education and entertainment. More information:  

Give Kids a Smile Union City

Similar to the event in Stockton, the dental school's Union City Clinic will also host a Give Kids a Smile Event on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9am - 1pm. This free event is co-hosted by the Southern Alameda Dental Society and is open to all families with children ages 4-14. Free screenings, treatment and entertainment will be offered to attendees. More information:  

Free Dental Screenings for Kids in San Francisco

Pacific Dugoni's Hutton Patterson Pediatric Clinic is offering free dental screenings for children throughout the month of February at its San Francisco clinic. Families with children up to age 14 are invited to make an appointment for a free visual exam, a dental goody bag and the opportunity for parents to have questions answered. More information:  

Dental Camp for Middle and High School Students

On Saturday, Feb. 9, Pacific Dugoni is also hosting Dental Camp at the San Francisco campus, a free one-day event for middle and high school students interested in learning about careers in dentistry. Attendees will meet with dental students, participate and hands-on activities and have fun learning about oral health. Dental Camp is a popular event and as of Jan. 28 there are a limited number of spaces available. More information is available at: