Thursday, July 12, 2018

Rio Dental Hygiene Clinic Provides $42K+ in Care

Group shot of students, staff and volunteers at clinic

Rio Salado Dental Hygiene students, alumni and staff members partnered with the Arizona Dental Foundation and community volunteers to host a free clinic for kids on Saturday, June 23.


photo of a dental hygiene student working with a teen
The clinic offered cleanings, sealants, x-rays, fluoride treatments, exams and oral hygiene instructions to 124 children. A total of 690 dental procedures were provided, totaling $42,724.64 of care in one day! 

A special thank you to Shanna Jennings and Ryan Cluff who serve as co-chairs for this event. And thanks to Cody Jennings and Susan Fuller for taking event photos, which you can view on our Facebook account.


The Rio Salado Dental Clinic provides quality preventive dental hygiene services at discounted rates for the public all year long. Visit riosalado.edu/dentalclinic for more details.


young boy sitting in a clinic chair holding up a sign "open wide" Dental student in background smiling.

​​Remember, tooth decay is almost entirely preventable with good oral hygiene and regular check-ups!