MILWAUKIE - Students in the Dental Assistant program at
Clackamas Community College will offer free community dental
screenings on Saturday, June 7, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the
Harmony Community Campus. CCC will partner with Oregon Health &
Science University dental school and Northwest Family Services to
provide the service.
The free dental screenings are available to adults who live in
Clackamas County and do not have dental insurance. People who would
like to participate are encouraged to make an appointment with
Northwest Family Services by calling Zuri Lopez at 503-278-3574 or
College dental assisting students will assist OHSU dental
students giving the exams and provide oral hygiene
CCC's Dental Assistant program prepares 24 students each year
for entry-level positions as chair-side dental assistants.
Graduates from the program have gone on to work in private dental
practices, large clinics or continued with their education to
become dental hygienists and dentists.
For more information, contact Maria Corona at 503-594-0693.