Fifth Annual Free Day of Dental Care for Veterans in Clearwater, Florida

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 Dental News
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Clearwater Periodontist Dr. Todd Britten is providing his fifth annual free day of dental care for Veterans in his practice. He provides surgical dental treatment to veterans that cannot otherwise afford treatment, and is able to do it in a comfortable and high-tech environment.

CLEARWATER, Fla., July 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Todd M. Britten and the team

at Britten Periodontics & Implant Dentistry is gearing up for their 5th annual Free Dental Day for Veterans. This year's event is scheduled for November 1, 2019.

"Veterans make the ultimate sacrifice for our country," said Dr. Todd Britten. "Many of us ask ourselves, 'What can we do?', 'How can we make a difference?'" Dr. Britten said that is exactly what he asked himself when he started this event. "I am aware that dental coverage for veterans was very hard to attain, so we hit the ground running trying to deliver periodontal care to as many veterans as we could."

Dr. Britten can provide advanced periodontal surgical treatment for veterans in his Clearwater, Florida based periodontal practice. He offers sedation options and high-tech treatment, which can be very helpful to veterans that suffer from PTSD.

Each year, many others in the community have helped out. Dr. Britten stated, "Having local dentists involved enables us to provide more comprehensive care to our veterans. Being a periodontist, my specialty is really the surrounding structures of the teeth; roots, gum and bone. My job is to help with the foundation. Having restorative specialists involved helps us to treat the whole mouth and really deliver comprehensive care to these veterans."

Britten Periodontics and Implant Dentistry is currently doing initial exams on veterans to get them scheduled for treatment. "If you know of any veteran in serious need of dental care, please get in touch with their office right away, as these spaces are filling up quickly," says Ellen Byrd, a dental hygienist in the practice who helps plan the event each year.

Britten Periodontics & Implant Dentistry is a periodontal practice offering patients personalized dental care in implant dentistry in Clearwater, Florida. Dr. Todd Britten offers sedation dentistry. For more information, visit http://www.brittenperio.com

A video of last year's event: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S82xHdxBEnQ

 

SOURCE Dr. Todd Britten



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