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Free: Harcum Dental Program’s Sealant Day Means Free Dental Hygiene Services for Children

The Dental Hygiene Program at Harcum College will offer free oral examinations, sealants, fluoride treatments, and health care instructions for children ages 6-12 during its annual Sealant Day, on Monday, February 19, 2018. The event will be held at the Cohen Dental Center on Harcum’s Bryn Mawr campus, 750 Montgomery Avenue in Bryn Mawr.

The services are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Families need only call ahead for an appointment by contacting the Cohen Dental Center at 610-526- 6113. Appointments are being accepted for 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. until all slots are full.

2018 marks the 13th year of the free program, in which dental hygiene faculty, a supervising dentist and Harcum dental hygiene students provide free dental hygiene services to children who have pre-registered. Co-sponsored by the Pennsylvania Dental Hygienists’ Association, Sealant Day aims to prevent future tooth decay and cavities in children, as well as aid in overall oral health. The tips and guidance provided help children, families, and the community learn the value of oral care in their overall health and wellness.

Families need only call ahead for an appointment by contacting the Cohen Dental Center at 610-526- 6113. Appointments are being accepted for 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., and 1 p.m. until all slots are full. The College will be open on February 19 with a normal class and office schedule.

For more info please visit: Harcum.edu

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