Dental Clinic for Kids, Pregnant Women on Orcas Island

Posted October 12, 2020 at 4:30 am by

The Arco­ra Foun­da­tion’s Smile­Mo­bile, a 39-foot den­tal clin­ic on wheels, will return to Orcas Island on Oct. 21–23 and 26–28 and will park at the Orcas Island Com­mu­ni­ty Church, 176 Madrona St.

Smile­Mo­bile den­tist Paul Phillips and den­tal team will pro­vide exam­i­na­tions to babies (first tooth) up through high school age and preg­nant and post­par­tum peo­ple with Apple Health and those who are uninsured.

Due to COVID-19, the team has imple­ment­ed guide­lines from the CDC, Amer­i­can Den­tal Asso­ci­a­tion, WA State Health Depart­ment to ensure the health and safe­ty of patients, fam­i­lies and staff. Patients will be screened, and their tem­per­a­ture taken.

The den­tist and team may pro­vide one or more of the fol­low­ing: exam­i­na­tion, flu­o­ride var­nish, sealants, x‑rays, sim­ple extrac­tion, tem­po­rary fill­ing, and writ­ten referral.

Every­one deserves good oral and over­all health. If you would like to make an appoint­ment or have ques­tions, call pri­or to the clin­ic dates at 1–888-286‑9105.

The Smile­Mo­bile is oper­at­ed by the non­prof­it Arco­ra Foun­da­tion in part­ner­ship with Seat­tle Children’s Hos­pi­tal. Arco­ra Foun­da­tion is fund­ed by the non­prof­it Delta Den­tal of Wash­ing­ton, the state’s largest den­tal ben­e­fits company.

The Smile­Mo­bile trav­els the state year-round pro­vid­ing ser­vices rang­ing from exams and pre­ven­tive care to fill­ings and minor oral surgery, has exam­ined and treat­ed more than 45,000 patients in com­mu­ni­ties through­out Washington.

The Arco­ra Foun­da­tion is a non­prof­it ded­i­cat­ed to improv­ing oral health and health equi­ty by part­ner­ing with com­mu­ni­ties to pre­vent oral dis­ease, trans­form health sys­tems, and increase access to care. Fund­ed by non­prof­it Delta Den­tal of Wash­ing­ton, the state’s largest den­tal ben­e­fits com­pa­ny, we work toward a shared vision: All peo­ple enjoy good oral and over­all health, with no one left behind. For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it

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