Rhode Island Mission of Mercy http://ripr.org en Hundreds Expected to Receive Free Dental Care This Weekend http://ripr.org/post/hundreds-expected-receive-free-dental-care-weekend <p>The Community College of Rhode Island is joining with the Rhode Island Oral Health Foundation to hold the second “Rhode Island Mission of Mercy.” &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last year the event drew 800 people and an additional 100 were turned away.&nbsp; This year the college will have more than 25 dental chairs, and equipment to provide dental care, such as root canals, teeth cleaning and x-rays.&nbsp; The clinic will be staffed by professional and community volunteers, all the dental work is free.&nbsp; The volunteer dentists will pay their own expenses.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 21:44:37 +0000 Don Borman 15963 at http://ripr.org