Bear River Health hosts mobile dental clinic

<p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>Through a partnership with the Utah Department of Health the Bear River Health Department will once again host a <a href=”” target=”_blank”>mobile dental clinic</a> Monday, June 12 for those considered low income or who are uninsured.</span></p><p class=”p1″> </p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>All available slots for the clinic were filled soon after the announcement of the clinic two weeks ago.</span></p><p class=”p1″> </p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>A $30 co-pay per person covers an exam, x-rays, cleaning, sealants, fillings, and extractions. After the exams, next Monday at Bear River Health, if additional services are required they will be scheduled later in the week.</span></p><p class=”p1″> </p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>Sylvia Hardy, who works in Family Dental at the state health department, coordinates the mobile dental clinics throughout the state.</span></p><p class=”p1″> </p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>“I go from Tremonton to Kanab and over to Vernal and everywhere in between. We usually try to schedule 10 of these a year. I try to work with all the health departments in the different communities because they know who is qualified and who is in need of dental care.”</span></p><p class=”p1″> </p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>She estimates there are been four other such clinics in Logan in recent years.</span></p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>“We love to help these people here in Logan and we will be more than glad to come back because the need has been so great here.”</span></p><p class=”p1″> </p><p class=”p1″><span class=”s1″>She said a similar mobile clinic will be held in Tremonton a week later.</span></p>

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