Healthy Teeth

SACRAMENTO – The California Dental Association Foundation (CDA) is offering free dental care to those who need it on Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28.

CDA Cares-Sacramento will be held at Cal Expo-Building D, 1600 Exposition Drive. Services offered include cleaning, fillings, extractions, temporary partial dentures, dentures, and health education. Participants can also get assistance in finding a dentist for ongoing care.

Clinic doors open at 5:30 a.m. each day. Treatment is set to begin at 6:30 a.m. Patients will be seen on a first-come, first served basis with a goal of providing care to more than 2,000 people during the two-day clinic. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Identificaton is not required. Free parking available.

Care is provided at no cost by dental professionals donating their time and skills.

For more information, call 1-877-576-8854. The CDA Foundation is also seeking volunteers, specifically, dentists, including oral surgeons and pediatric dentists, as well as lab technicians. For more information on volunteering, call (916) 554-5305.