High school students from across New England converged at UNE-CDM for an immersive Dental Careers Exploration Camp. Designed for students who have expressed an interest in dental professions, the camp exposed them to a variety of career pathways in the field.
On Aug. 3, nearly 200 dental and nondental professionals attended a one-day event to learn more about the Minnesota 21st Century Dental Team and successful models to increase dental care access for all Minnesotans.
For those who struggle with physical, developmental or emotional issues, dental care is a luxury. As a result, many individuals with these illnesses, injuries or disorders suffer with dental disease because they’ve had to postpone dental care or forego it entirely. Fifty dentists from the area volunteer each month at St. Charles Hospital’s Dental Clinic, offering expert and skilled dental care to these patients, increasing access to dental education and improving the oral health of all individuals in the community.