Fortis Institute in Erie Wants to Create Beautiful Smiles for Kids

WHAT: Fortis Institute in Erie is giving a “thumbs up” for healthy smiles during its “Give Kids A Smile” Day event, a no-charge day of dental services for children at its on-campus Dental Hygiene Clinic. Services being provided include: cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments, x-rays and oral hygiene evaluations. Volunteer dentists also will provide oral exams.

WHO: All children under the age of 18 are eligible for the dental services. Fortis Institute dental hygiene students, supervised by licensed dental hygienists and dentists, will provide complimentary dental services on an as-needed basis. The event is being held in partnership with the American Dental Association (ADA).

NOTE: Appointments required. Call 814-838-4317 to schedule appointments.

WHEN: 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. — Friday, February 27, 2015 (Last appointments at 3 p.m.)

WHERE: Fortis Institute
5757 West 26th Street, Building E
Erie, PA 16506

WHY: Nothing’s more joyful than a child’s bright smile. As part of the annual Give Kids A Smile initiative, Fortis Institute in Erie is working to ensure the community’s kids get the care and education necessary to have happy smiles for a lifetime.

Fortis Institute-Erie’s goal is to increase access to dental care within the community it serves. The campus’ Dental Hygiene Clinic offers comprehensive dental hygiene care at reduced prices to the public year-round.

For more information, please call 814-838-4317.