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Children's Community Dental Day This Saturday

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KENNEWICK, Wash.--  This weekend more than 100 dentists and hygienists in the Tri-Cities will come together to help uninsured children.

Saturday is the 21st Annual Children's Community Dental Day.  Volunteers will be at two different dentist offices, providing free check-ups and treatment to more than 100 children who can't otherwise afford it.

Kathy Story, Oral Health Coordinator for the Benton-Franklin Health District, says, "We have had changes in our community with situations where people either lost jobs or they've picked up a job without dental insurance.  So, we want to make sure every kid had a chance to get their teeth examined, cleaned, and fixed if that's what's needed."

The Children's Community Dental Day is Saturday, February 5th.  There are two locations:

Columbia Basin Pediatric Dentistry: 7501 W. Deschutes Place in Kenenwick

Advanced Pediatric Dentistry: 7425 Wrigley Drive, Suite #201, in Pasco.

Patients will be seen on a first come, first served basis from 8:00am to noon.