It’s the smiles – not the miles – that make it a mission.
Charitable dental care valued at $1,029,800 was provided to 1,304 children and adults during 1,428 patient visits at the seventh Wisconsin Dental Association and WDA Foundation Mission of Mercy held June 12 and 13 at the Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds Expo Center in Fond du Lac, Wis.
A total of 4,924 dental procedures were performed during the two-day clinic, including:
- 843 X-rays
- 1,316 fillings
- 1,069 teeth pulled
- 591 cleanings
- 634 sealant/fluoride treatments
- 30 root canals and therapeutic pulpotomies
- Several dental labs worked with volunteer technicians to create 161 full and partial dentures.
- Patients also received one-on-one oral hygiene instruction.