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More Than 260 Arizona Children To Receive Free Dental Services

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 General News J E 4
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HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 1 United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, is partnering with the Arizona Dental Foundation (ADF) to provide free dental services in February to more than 260 children throughout Arizona.

"United Concordia takes very seriously our responsibility to help the communities we serve," said Dr. Jerome Blum, United Concordia Dental's corporate dental director. "By partnering with groups such as the Arizona Dental Foundation, we are helping provide essential dental health services to children and adults in need."

During February, United Concordia Dental and ADF will offer free dental services as follows:

"We are pleased to work with United Concordia Dental once again," said Dr. Gregory Pafford, ADF board president. "These programs are a great opportunity to eliminate unnecessary oral pain while educating children about the importance of dental health, proper brushing and flossing techniques."

In 2009, United Concordia Dental helped provide nearly $600,000 in free dental services across the nation to more than 3,900 children and adults with minimal or no insurance.

For more information

Visit www.unitedconcordia.com or www.azdentalfoundation.org.

-- Cleanings to more than 50 children on Saturday, Feb. 6 at Mohave Community College, 3400 Highway 95, Bullhead City from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. -- Screenings and follow-up care referrals to more than 50 children on Saturday, Feb. 6 at Sun Life Family Health Center, 865 North Arizola Road, Casa Grande from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. -- Cleanings and restorations to more than 35 children at Desert Dentistry, 6231 South Central Avenue, Phoenix, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. -- Screenings, cleanings and follow-up care referrals to 75 children on Friday, Feb. 12 at Pima Community College, 2202 West Anklam Road, Tucson, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. -- Cleanings to 50 children on Friday, Feb. 26 at Phoenix College Dental Hygiene Clinic, 1202 West Thomas Road, Mesa, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

SOURCE United Concordia Dental
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