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United Way Of Southern Nevada And Future Smiles Offer Free Dental Services for Uninsured And Underinsured Children


United Way of Southern Nevada and Future Smiles
Offer Free Dental Services for Uninsured and Underinsured Children

WHAT: United Way of Southern Nevada partners with Future Smiles to provide complimentary dental services to uninsured and underinsured children in the community. On Friday, July 15, representatives from United Way of Southern Nevada and Future Smiles will be available for interviews to discuss the importance of providing those in need with the appropriate health care and education.

WHO: United Way of Southern Nevada – Melissa Dobar
Future Smiles representatives

WHEN: Friday, July 15
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

WHERE: Cunningham Elementary
4145 Jimmy Durante Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89122

DETAILS: All month long, free dental services including screenings, protective sealants, fluoride varnish, cleanings and education will be completed by certified public health dental hygienists. United Way’s partnership with Future Smiles helps relieve the lack of oral health care and education to those in need in Southern Nevada. The complimentary dental care is provided to children under the age of 18 years old and appointments are based on walk-in availability only.

United Way of Southern Nevada and Future Smiles will provide more than 900 children with complimentary oral health care by the end of 2011. Access to healthcare is part of United Way’s community-based agenda, recognizing that healthy children and families are better prepared to succeed in life. For more information on United Way of Southern Nevada’s health care initiatives, please visit www.uwsn.org/health.

About United Way of Southern NevadaUnited Way collaborates with volunteers, stakeholders and community leaders to uncover key strategies designed to develop community-based solutions to our community’s most pressing health and human service issues. Beyond quick fixes, these strategies are delivering lasting solutions, aligned with benchmarks and achievement standards, to change community conditions. For more information about southern Nevada’s most pressing needs and how United Way’s Community-based Agenda is improving lives, visit uwsn.org/connected and join United Way’s social network.

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