by Alana J. Mauger
The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Montgomery County Community College’s Central Campus in Blue Bell is actively recruiting patients with periodontal (gum) disease for the spring semester.
Patients will be screened for eligibility on Monday, Jan. 26 by appointment, and those who qualify will begin treatment the following week. Additional screening appointments can be scheduled throughout the semester.
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 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, 340 DeKalb Pike, Blue Bell, near the 1313 Morris Road entrance to the campus.