WHAT: Fortis College in Smyrna will host its quarterly Free Dental Day for Kids at its on-
campus Dental Hygiene Clinic.
WHO: The Fortis College Dental Programs director and dental hygiene/dental assisting
faculty and students will provide exams and teeth cleanings to approximately 25
children from the local community. The school is providing six-month follow-up
oral care to children who had previously been to the clinic. The Learning Center
Store has been invited to provide craft activities for the kids while they await their
While children are being treated, Fortis College EMT and Medical Assisting
administrators, faculty and students will take vitals and blood pressure readings
for parents, guardians and family members at tables outside the clinic and
provide health tips for treating/preventing diabetes and hypertension.
WHEN: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. — Wednesday, July 23, 2014
WHERE: Fortis College, Dental Clinic
2108 Cobb Parkway SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
WHY: Nothing’s more full of joy than a child’s smile. Fortis College in Smyrna is
working to ensure the community’s kids get the care and education necessary for
happy smiles. Children will receive dental exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments,
x-rays, sealants and information on caring for their teeth so they can enjoy a
healthy mouth and teeth for a lifetime.
Fortis College Region Vice President/Acting Campus President Jim Herbst and
Director of Dental Programs Dr. Valerie Carter will be available to speak with
Fortis College in Smyrna offers diplomas and Associate Degree programs in the
areas of health, trades and technology. The campus has Associate Degree
programs in Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Medical Assisting and Medical
Office Administration, and diploma programs in Advanced Emergency Medical
Technology, Emergency Medical Technology, Heating, Ventilation, Air
Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R), Medical Assisting, Paramedic,
Pharmacy Technology, Electronic Systems Technology, and Welding Technology.