The Connecticut Mission of Mercy multi-day dental clinic takes place at Webster Bank Arena June 7 and 8. Doors open each day at 6:00 am. Dental services will be provided to anyone (children, adults and the elderly) who is without dental insurance and in a low-income situation. Patients will be screened and treated based on their most urgent dental needs. Most importantly, all treatments and services are completely free. Services will be provided by volunteer dentists, U Conn dental students dental hygienists and dental assistants. All services will be on a first come, first serve basis. No appointments.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The CT Mission of Mercy free dental clinic takes place Friday and Saturday. Doors open each day at 6:00 am and patients are seen on a first come, first served basis. The first patients are expected to begin lining up Thursday afternoon. The American Red Cross will provide coffee, water and snacks to the people in line overnight. Free parking is located in the surface lot across from the arena. The clinic is open to anyone, but is designed for people without dental insurance or who are unable to afford dental care. There will be 115 dental chairs staffed by professional dentists volunteering their time. They can handle up to 1,000 patients per day. Nearly all dental procedures can be performed, including extractions, x-rays, root canals, fillings, crowns and repairs of partial dentures. At last year’s event, the youngest patient was 1 and the oldest was 86.