Free Dentistry Day was created to provide aid to the growing number of adult Americans who can't afford dental services. Last year, over 2,500 patients were given free dental care and more than $1,000,000 in free dentistry was provided by dentists and their teams at events nationwide.
People who are unable to visit the dentist miss out on preventative dental care that could greatly help both their oral health and overall health.
Untreated dental problems don't simply disappear on their own; instead they continue to spread - possibly causing:
issues such as tooth loss, periodontal disease and misaligning of teeth.
the need for lengthy, expensive dental work to correct these problems.
severe health issues stemming from periodontal disease, such as heart disease, diabetes and oral cancer.
With Free Dentistry Events, people who can't regularly visit the dentist can still improve the quality of their health!