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WKCTC Offering Free Dental Clinic for Veterans

MEDIA RELEASE: PADUCAH, KY (10/16/2017) West Kentucky Community and Technical College will offer a dental hygiene clinic to provide free dental cleanings, fluoride and any necessary x-rays for military veterans between November 1, 2017 and January 31, 2018.

"We want to honor our service men and woman with just a small token of our appreciation for all they have done for us," said Amanda Stringer, WKCTC Instructor, dental assisting/dental hygiene instructor. "This is also a wonderful learning experience for our dental hygiene students."

The students, under the supervision of WKCTC dental hygiene faculty, will treat the military patients on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. in the dental hygiene lab located in the Anderson Technical Building, Room 230. Appointments are required and can be made by calling (270) 534-3437. Proof of military affiliation and a photo ID is required. The plan of care can take three to three and a half hours. "We want to take our time and provide great dental care for our veterans," said Stringer.