Kansas Mission of Mercy begins Friday

Dentist (KSN File Photo)

DODGE CITY, Kansas – Dodge City will be hosting the annual Kansas Mission of Mercy free dental clinic in Dodge City on February 28 and March 1 at the Western State Bank Expo Center.

Approximately 900 volunteers from across the state are registered to help with the clinic.

The clinic is prepared to serve 1,000 patients per day in need of fillings, cleanings and extractions.

The clinic is free, and there are no eligibility or income requirements and no appointments will be taken.

It will be first-come, first served.

Breakfast and lunch will be served to the patients with doors opening at 5:30 a.m. on Friday.

The Kansas Mission of Mercy is celebrating its 13th project of offering free dental service, beginning in Garden City in 2003.

During that time, the organizers and volunteers have developed an efficient system which has served 21,317 patients with dental care valued at over $12 million.

The clinic setup will take place on Thursday.

For more information on the Kansas Dental Charitable Foundation and KMOM, go to their website at www.ksdentalfoundation.org.

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