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For Immediate Release

Release Date: 06/14/2013

COUNCILWOMAN WICKER AND SMILE LOUISIANA PARTNER FOR DENTAL SERVICES

Councilwoman Tara Wicker and Smile Louisiana have partnered to provide much needed dental services for kids and needy families within the community. Smile Louisiana provides quality dental assistance for kids ages 3 to 18 year olds with insurance.

Available services include:

Exam & Digital X-ray

Prevention such as cleaning, fluoride and sealants

Restorative such as fillings

6-month recall and follow-up care

Oral Hygiene instruction

Case management

The dental clinic is located at the Leo S. Butler Center, 950 East Washington St. clinic hours are Monday-Thursday from 8am to 4pm.

“It is known that healthy children learn better and that dental related illnesses cause children from low income households to miss 12 or more days from school as opposed to children from higher income families. The clinic will provide services necessary in getting our kids ready and healthy for the upcoming school year”, said Councilwoman Wicker.

For more information, please call (225) 389 - 5140 or council-dist10@brgov.com