Texas Tech students to provide free dental screenings, cleanings

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — The Texas Tech Dental Oral Health Clinic will be providing free screenings and cleanings for Borderland adults age 55 and older on Thursday, Jan. 25.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. at the clinic, at 222 Rick Francis St.

Limited appointments are available, according to a news release sent out by Texas Tech Univesity Health Sciences Center El Paso.

Second-year students at the Hunt School of Dental Medicine will provide faculty-supervised care.

Since opening in 2021, the clinic has provided more than 20,000 hours of reduced-cost dental care for over 3,500 patients from the Borderland region.

Adults age 55 and older who would like a free screening and cleaning are asked to call (915) 215-6700 for an appointment.

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