Dental Clinic for Kids, Pregnant Women on Orcas Island

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 ArcoraFoundation.org.

Posted on October 12, 2020 at 4:30 am by

Categories: Health & Wellness

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