SmileMobile to visit Orcas and Friday Harbor

  • Sun Nov 3rd, 2019 1:30am
  • Life

Submitted by SmileMobile

The Arcora Foundation’s SmileMobile, a brightly painted 39-foot dental clinic on wheels, is hard to miss when it rolls onto Orcas Island the week of Nov. 4–8 at the Orcas Island Community Church, 176 Madrona St., Eastsound and Friday Harbor the week of Nov. 12–15 at the Mullis Community Senior Center, 589 Nash St.

The SmileMobile is staffed by a dentist, clinic manager, dental assistant and local volunteer dentists. The staff will provide oral health education; dental examinations; sealants; fillings; and simple extractions to babies up through high school age, pregnant/postpartum women with Apple Health and those who are uninsured.

Everyone deserves good oral and overall health. If you would like to make an appointment or have questions, please call 888-286-9105.

The SmileMobile is operated by the nonprofit Arcora Foundation in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital. Arcora Foundation is funded by non-profit Delta Dental of Washington, the state’s largest dental benefits company.

The SmileMobile travels the state year-round providing services ranging from exams and preventive care to fillings and minor oral surgery, has examined and treated more than 45,000 patients in communities throughout Washington.

The Arcora Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to improving oral health and health equity by partnering with communities to prevent oral disease, transform health systems and increase access to care. In partnership with nonprofit Delta Dental, we work toward a shared vision: All people enjoy good oral and overall health, with no one left behind. For more information, visit www.ArcoraFoundation.org.