Blessing Set for New Mobile Dental Van at St. Elizabeth

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The St. Elizabeth Dental Clinic will welcome its new mobile dental van during a March 30 blessing. Tours and refreshments to follow.

The St. Elizabeth Dental Clinic will welcome its new mobile dental van during a blessing ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 30, in the St. Elizabeth Ambulatory Care Center Parking lot, 1001 Covington Ave., Youngstown.

Named Smile Station II, the mobile dental van provides dental health services and education to underserved children and adults in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Services include oral exams, cleanings, sealants, extractions, fillings, flouride treatments, x-rays, root canals, hygiene instruction, oral cancer screenings, and referrals and education. Children receive toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss and dental education information.

Smile Station II becomes St. Elizabeth's second mobile dental van, purchased to meet the growing oral health care need in the community. Dental decay is the No. 1 unmet health need for Ohio's children as well as the No. 1 diagnosis for emergency department visits.

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Connie Moorhouse
Humility of Mary Health Partners
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