Frequently Asked Questions
Our mission is to reach out to those in need of dental care, who are unable to afford it. We want everyone to have beautiful smiles and through the hundreds of events that take place in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and Puerto Rico we make that happen.
How can I receive treatment at a Dentistry From The Heart event?
All that is required for treatment at a Dentistry From The Heart event is being 18 years old. Arriving early for a Dentistry From The Heart event is recommended.
Where can I find a Dentistry From The Heart event in my area?
Dentistry From The Heart has events happening year round in 50 states and Canada. We are constantly adding new events to the online event calendar. One’s ability to attend is based upon your proximity to one of the events listed. You may visit our events page at http://www.dentistryfromtheheart.org/blog/events/ to find an event near you. Our schedule is constantly being updated. So, if you do not find a nearby event, you may wish to check schedule periodically.
Can my children receive free dental care from Dentistry From The Heart?
Dentistry From The Heart members provide free dental care services for adults 18+. Give Kids a Smile, another national dental nonprofit, provides children 18 and under with free dental care during the month of February. Please visit their website at http://www.gkas.org.
What dental care is provided at a Dentistry From The Heart Event?
Dentistry From The Heart event provides only free extractions, fillings and cleanings. Given the influx of what can be hundreds of individuals on a given day, only these three procedures are possible.
What if I need additional dental care?
Dentistry From The Heart events are not able to provide for all manner of dental care services. However, we recommend that patients requiring additional treatment explore contact with regional free clinics in their area. You can usually get a list of these from your county offices. Another course of action is to contact dental schools in your state. To see a listing of dental schools by state, please visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_dental_schools_in_the_United_States.