Free dental clinic opening Feb. 25
Written by STAFF REPORT   
Wednesday, 22 February 2012

FORT LAUDERDALE ó Sanford-Brown Institute of Fort Lauderdale is planning to make it easy for area residents to access dental hygiene services at a free, permanent clinic.

The clinic will be free and open to the public from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. It will provide dental cleaning, sealants, X-rays, oral cancer screening and fluoride applications.

To schedule an appointment, call 954-375-6950.

The Sanford-Brown Institute will also host a community health and pet fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. also on Feb. 25.

A variety of medical services will be provided by Sanford-Brown medical and veterinary students, including free medical screenings for blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and HIV testing.

Low-cost mammograms will be offered, courtesy of Memorial Regional Hospitalís Mobile Mammography Van. You must call 954-276-5595 prior to the event to schedule an appointment for the mammogram and meet certain criteria.

BI vet tech students will provide health services for cats and dogs in a Feel Good Clinic, including rabies, DHPP (distemper, hepatitis, parvo, parainfluenza), bordatella, and feline DRCP vaccinations for $10 each. They will clean ears and trim nails for $5.

All proceeds from the Feel Good Clinic will benefit the SPCA Wildlife Care Center in Fort Lauderdale and the Shy Wolf Sanctuary in Naples.


For information, contact† Kandi Osman at† 954-308-7393.

 

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 22 February 2012 )