Dentists and Others Volunteer to 'Give Kids a Smile'

February 04, 2004
News Office: Eve Harris (415) 885-7277

Children and their parents or caregivers can receive dental treatment free of charge Feb. 6 at the Family Dental Center at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center. Treatments to be provided include dental cleanings and check ups, fluoride varnish and referrals.

WHAT: Give Kids a Smile Day -- a festive environment for children

WHEN: Friday, Feb. 6, 2004 -- 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

WHERE: Dental Clinics Building (Building 20), San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, 1001 Potrero Ave.

More than 80 dentists, dental assistants, hygienists and volunteers from the UCSF School of Dentistry and the San Francisco dental community will participate throughout the day.

The program is sponsored by the UCSF School of Dentistry, in conjunction with Head Start, Neighborhood Safety Partnership, Parents Who Care, Women, Infants and Children, San Francisco Dental Health Department, San Francisco Dental Society and St. Andrew's Missionary Baptist Church.

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