Midwestern University Hosts Dental Care Event for Young Children

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July 11, 2022 | Downers Grove, IL

Midwestern University’s Dental Institute in cooperation with Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation will host a special event for children under the age of five to receive preventive and diagnostic dental services from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at the Midwestern University Multispecialty Clinic, located at 3450 Lacey Rd., Downers Grove, IL 60515.

The event is part of the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation’s Dentist By 1 program, which educates parents and caregivers about good oral health habits and the benefits of starting dental visits early. Children attending the event can receive services including cleanings, exams, fluoride treatments, sealants, and X-rays.

For children starting school this fall, the visit will satisfy the mandatory dental screening for kindergarteners required by state law.

Appointments are recommended and can be made until July 13, 2022. Dental visits without an appointment will be limited and available on a first-come, first-served bases. Appointments can be made at dentistby1.com/Illinois/, or by calling 630-718-4718 or email jvavra@deltadentalil.com.

The Dentist By 1 event is held in collaboration with Midwestern University’s College of Dental Medicine-Illinois. Dental students and their faculty mentors will join with other community dentists to provide care during the event.