by Diane VanDyke
The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Montgomery County Community College’s Central Campus in Blue Bell is recruiting patients with periodontal (gum) disease for the fall semester. Patients will be screened for eligibility on Monday, Sept. 16, from 8:30-11:30 a.m. 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, tooth polishing and fluoride treatment. Multiple, three-hour appointments will be 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, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, near the Morris Road entrance to the campus.