June 14, 2021


Extraordinary healthy

A free dental clinic is coming to San Angelo

SAN ANGELO — A mobile dental clinic will arrive this weekend at a San Angelo church to provide free dental service to low-income residents, according to a news release from the Texas Dental Association.

More than 30 volunteer dentists and 150 volunteers from the dental profession, businesses, and community groups will provide charitable dental care to low-income San Angelo residents Friday and Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 37 E Beauregard Ave, the release stated.

“Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM), a mobile dental clinic that delivers pain-relieving dental care at no cost to underserved Texans, is coming to San Angelo,” the release stated.

What free dental services will be provided?

Free dental services provided at the clinic will include “basic, pain-relieving and preventive procedures such as dental fillings and extractions,” the release stated.

The last time TMOM held an event in San Angelo was in 2017, where 544 patients were treated, according to the release.

How do is sign up for the free dental clinic?

Due to COVID-19, officials said all patients must be pre-screened for the event. These screenings will take place Friday, June 4, 2021, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Patients can arrive at First United Methodist Church, 37 E. Beauregard, through the front gate entrance for check-in. When screened, patients will be given an appointment and receive their services on Saturday June 5, the release stated.