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Published July 19, 2012, 10:27 AM

Children's Dental Services provides free check-ups in Moorhead

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Low-income families in Moorhead had a free opportunity to bring their children to the dentist. Children's Dental Services provided dental check-ups at Probstfield Center for Education.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - Low-income families in Moorhead had a free opportunity to bring their children to the dentist. Children's Dental Services provided dental check-ups at Probstfield Center for Education.

The exams are part of a program that meets the dental needs low-income children in the school district and eligible pregnant women in the community. Many families in the district face barriers like finances and transportation.

Lynne Kovash – Moorhead Superintendent: β€œIt really brings the services to them, and they're not having to go out and find a dentist. It at least gets that initial screening, so then they can go out and have those services.”

Those with severe dental needs have the opportunity to schedule follow-up treatments.

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