Texas Tech dental school receives $50K donation

El Paso-based Hunt Dental School of Medicine at Texas Tech received a $50,000 donation from Marathon Petroleum, NBC affiliate KTSM 9 reported Oct. 5.

The money will be added to the dental patient fund at the school’s clinic, which helps provide oral care to underserved and uninsured patients.

By expanding access for more individuals, potential patients are able to receive treatment on oral health issues before symptoms worsen, according to the report. 

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