The College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic is actively recruiting patients with periodontal (gum) disease for the fall semester. Patients will be screened for eligibility on Monday, Sept. 19 by appointment, and those who qualify will begin treatment the following week.
The treatment includes complete assessment of the patient’s oral and periodontal health, dental x-rays (if necessary), education in self-care, scaling and root planing (deep scaling), tooth polishing and fluoride treatment. Multiple, three-hour appointments are necessary.
Interested persons should contact the Dental Hygiene Clinic at 215-641-6483 and leave a message with their name and telephone number. The Clinic is located in room 211 of the Science Center at the College’s Central Campus in Blue Bell.