Welcome to the fall semester!!† Youíve had a great rest (not) and now youíre ready to hit the books, and we ready to help!

Please check out the event below.† Itís a great opportunity and a tremendous service.† Remember to call ahead to schedule an appointment!

"Back 2 School Smiles" Free Dental Care Day for Hancock County Kids 1-18. Saturday Sept. 10, 9am -4pm

The Caring Hands of Maine Dental Center will sponsor the 2nd Annual "Back 2 School Smiles" Day at the Dental Center (70 Kingsland Crossing, Ellsworth) on September 10th. The even aims to help kids have a healthy and successful school year.† A 2002 CDC report on Oral Health tallied that "Approximately 51,679,100 million school hours were missed annually by school-aged children due to a dental problem or visit..

"Back 2 School Smiles" provides access to no-charge dental care to children and teens whose families do not have a current dentist and who do not have dental insurance: free screenings, XRays, cleaning, basic treatment as needed.. Families with dental insurance coverage who are interested in visiting the center can make an appointment during regular clinic hours.†

Call ahead to schedule a "Back 2 School Smiles" Day appointment: 667-6789

Check out a video of the program: http://www.nyu.edu/dental/news/nyucdtv/maine.html

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Deanne Grimmig

Administrative Assistant II

Hancock County Higher Education Center

248 State St., Suite 1

Ellsworth, ME 04605

1-800-696-2540 or (207) 667-3897

Fax: (207) 667-7451

www.learn.maine.edu/ellsworth