A local college is giving back to the community by giving away free dental care.
Southern University at Shreveport’s Dental Hygiene Clinic has partnered with Miles For Smiles mobile dental care and Dentistry From The Heart to host a free dental care event. The event was for adults 18 years old and over. They offered free extractions, fillings and cleanings.
Hygienists, dental assistants and other dental professionals was donating their time and resources in order to provide free dental care to as many people as possible.
Rodney Ellis, SUSLA Chancellor says, “this is what we are all about, we are not just an entity in the community, we are going to be apart of the community giving back to it.”
After the first two hours of the free dental day, they had stop taking new patients because of over crowding.