Texas Tech University opens oral health clinic

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso opened an oral health clinic June 22.

The 38,000-square-foot clinic will provide additional education opportunities to dental students, who will serve patients under the supervision of faculty doctors. An additional goal of the clinic is to provide low-cost, quality dental care to local residents.

A division of the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine, construction of the facility began in July 2020. It includes 145 chairs, operating stations, faculty and staff spaces, a public lobby, and a waiting area.

Services to be offered at the clinic include diagnostic and emergency clinic care, implants, oral surgery, periodontal care, preventive care, fillings, root canal treatment, crowns and bridges.

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