Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers children free dental care at pop-up clinics

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is providing local children ages 3 to 17 free preventive dental care, according to local NBC affiliate WPSD.

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program will operate eight pop-up dental clinics in the area on eight different days and locations from July 9-31. No appointment is required, as children will be cared for on a first-come, first-served basis.

Children will receive exams and fluoride treatments, which fulfill Illinois' requirements for students entering kindergarten, second, sixth and ninth grades. SIUC told WPSD that the clinic will maintain social distancing and staff will wear masks.

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