Mobile dental unit in Osceola County will soon bring care to residents
People who have difficulty getting to the dentist’s office will soon have some help.
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Leaders in Osceola County presented a $500,000 check to fund a new mobile dental unit.
It’s an investment that will use federal and county money.
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Osceola County Commission Chairwoman Viviana Janer said she supports direct financial assistance for residents who need help with co-pays or for those who do not have insurance.
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The mobile unit will provide dental care to those who cannot travel.
Organizers said the unit would help them reach about 300 seniors a year, including patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
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