Los Angeles, CA – All dental care services will be provided free of charge for uninsured and undocumented children on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Kids Dental Kare, the leading pediatric dental care provider in the Los Angeles area, will be providing dental examinations and procedures for children in need, including those without health coverage due to financial hardship or immigration status.
Dr. Jerry Lanier, founder and owner of Kids Dental Kare, created this event in order to help those kids that find themselves unable to receive dental care due to various circumstances. “It doesn’t matter if the kids are aliens from outer space, I want to help all of them,” explains Dr. Lanier. “To me, kids are just kids, and I don’t want them living in pain.”
Kids Dental Kare will attempt to treat as many underprivileged children as possible on September 9th free of charge. “We’ll try to provide as much treatment as possible within realistic time constraints on that day. We have to keep things moving quickly, especially if many people are waiting for treatment,” explains Dr. Lanier.
If necessary in certain cases, Kids Dental Kare will also offer follow-up, post-operative care to those treated if it is connected with the treatment performed on that day.
Volunteer dentists and staff will be on hand at the Kids Dental Kare location in East Los Angeles to provide free dental care for all children under the age of eighteen. Parents are encouraged to bring their children on Sunday September 9, 2012 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6p.m. to Kids Dental Kare – 4900 Whittier Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90022
For more information, to volunteer services for this event, or if there’s a pediatric dental emergency that needs attention before hand, call 1-888-KIDS-DEN (1-888-543-7336) or visit http://www.freekidsdentalkare.com
Did you know that in ancient times the same person that would cut your hair would be the same person to pull your teeth? That’s right! Your barber was also your dentist!
Aren’t you glad times things have changed?
Here’s a look back at the Original Kids Dental Kare song performed by Dr. Lanier and the Kids.
Usually dental offices have a hospital-like feel to them, but Kids Dental Kare definitively breaks the mold when it comes to art and dental clinics. Visiting the Kids Dental Kare Hollywood location, for example, will make you feel more like you’re living inside a cartoon than a dentist office – and kids LOVE THIS!
The Hollywood Kids Dental Kare clinic is painted inside and out with bright, colorful cartoon characters that come to life as a story is told through a beautifully elaborate mural. Out of all the dental clinics in the country, Kids Dental Kare is definitively one of the most artistic. This place is worth a visit, even if it’s not for a dental check-up!
These are some images from the mural at the Hollywood Kids Dental Kare office…
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