Absolutely free dental care made available Friday and Saturday in Jacksonville

The Florida Dental Association Foundation will give cost-free dental treatment to an estimated 1,000 folks Friday and Saturday at a Jacksonville occasion.

At the foundation’s sixth Florida Mission of Mercy event, volunteer dental professionals will deliver “aid from the soreness and an infection of untreated dental disease” for underserved and uninsured patients on a initially-come, initial-served foundation, in accordance to organizers.

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The event will include things like COVID-19 security actions, which include a ticketing system allowing folks to look at in and return later, staying away from crowds and standing in line, organizers said. All individuals and volunteers ought to use masks, apart from when people are receiving screening and treatment method.

Companies will contain cleanings, fillings, extractions, pediatric dentistry, root canals and a minimal quantity of dentures and partials. 

The event was final held in Jacksonville in 2016.

Ticketing starts at 6 a.m. Friday and Saturday at the Key Osborn Convention Middle, 1000 Drinking water St. in the vicinity of downtown Jacksonville. The services end at 6 p.m.

For extra information go to floridadental.org/basis/systems/mission-of-mercy.

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