Fox Valley Area Dentists Offer Free Services to Those in Need
Byline: Daily Herald report
Aurora Children's Dental Services has organized the 10th annual "Dentist With a Heart" scheduled for Feb. 3-16. Thirty-four area dentists from throughout the Fox Valley will open their doors to the needy, offering free services during specific times. Over the last nine years, the free services provided to the people of the Fox Valley have totaled $1,033.786. The services are free.
No appointments are needed, and calls at the dentist offices will not be taken. Simply arrive at the location selected before the starting time listed for that office. Patients will be treated on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to arrive early to ensure your chances of receiving treatment that day. Services are limited to patients over the age of 3 years and an adult must accompany anyone under 18. No proof of income or need is required.
Free services for the day (unless noted below) include: cleanings, x-ray, diagnostic services, fillings and extractions. Dentists will not be able to provide more involved services such as crowns, bridges, root canals and dentures. Visit dentistwithaheartonline.org or contact Sue Rahn (630) 892-4260 (English) or Dee Rodriguez at (630) 906-9530 (Spanish).
Dates, times and locations when "Dentist With a Heart" services are available:
* Feb. 3: 1 to 4 p.m.: Dr. Jim Garvin, 101 N. Lincoln St., Batavia.
* Feb. 9: 8 a.m. to noon: Dr. Elizabeth Sacrey and Dr. Scott Capper, 328 Anderson Blvd., Geneva; Dr. Mark Weinhold, 1 E. County Line Road, Suite A, Sandwich; and Boulder Hill Dental, Dr. Amita Raval and Dr. Mark Commean, 20 Boulder Hill Pass, Montgomery.
* Feb. 9: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Young Dental Care, Dr. Kimberly Young and Dr. Cynthia Chen, 1132 Prairie St., Aurora.
* Feb. 10: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fairview Dental, Dr. Gary Ahasic, Dr. …