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FORTIS COLLEGE IN SMYRNA WILL HOST ITS QUARTERLY FREE DENTAL DAY FOR KIDS AT ITS ON-CAMPUS DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:21 PM

WHAT: Fortis College in Smyrna will host its quarterly Free Dental Day for Kids at its on-campus Dental Hygiene Clinic.

WHO: The Fortis College Dental Programs director and dental hygiene/dental assisting faculty and students will provide exams and teeth cleanings to approximately 25 children from the local community. The school is providing six-month follow-up oral care to children who had previously been to the clinic. The Learning Center Store has been invited to provide craft activities for the kids while they await their exams.

While children are being treated, Fortis College EMT and Medical Assisting administrators, faculty and students will take vitals and blood pressure readings for parents, guardians and family members at tables outside the clinic and provide health tips for treating/preventing diabetes and hypertension.

WHEN: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WHERE: Fortis College, Dental Clinic
2108 Cobb Parkway SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
678-460-0910

WHY: Nothing’s more full of joy than a child’s smile. Fortis College in Smyrna is working to ensure the community’s kids get the care and education necessary for happy smiles. Children will receive dental exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, x-rays, sealants and information on caring for their teeth so they can enjoy a healthy mouth and teeth for a lifetime.

Fortis College Region Vice President/Acting Campus President Jim Herbst and Director of Dental Programs Dr. Valerie Carter will be available to speak with media.