Delta Dental Mobile Program, nonprofit provide 62 children with dental care

Delta Dental Mobile Program and Pierre, South Dakota-based nonprofit Capital Area United Way partnered to administer dental care to 62 children from Jan. 24 to Feb. 4, according to a Feb. 22 drgnews.com article.

The Delta Dental Mobile Program uses a bus to give dental care to children who haven't been able to see a dentist in at least two years. It provides services such as X-rays, cleanings, cavity fillings, extractions and more. The program also teaches children at-home dental care.

The partnership provided $65,577 worth of dental care. This included 158 restorations and 431 sealants. Of the children serviced, 73 percent were ages 6-12.

All of the services are free and available to anyone under the age of 21.

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