Thanks to the Borgia Family Veteran’s Oral Health Care Fund, a free annual dental event for veterans will be in its fourth year in Morgantown this November.
The fund, developed in 2019, covers the cost of a free dental screening, x-rays as needed, cleaning, simple fillings and urgent care needs based on the determination of the provider.
Hosts of the Friday, Nov. 11, 2022 Veterans Oral Health Day include West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Center for Veteran, Military and Family Programs and Monongalia County Health Department.
Limited appointments are available and veterans must call ahead to be scheduled.
Locations and times are:
WVU Health Sciences Center North
School of Dentistry
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
WVU veterans can call to register beginning Oct. 4.
All other veterans can call to register beginning Oct. 18.
Monongalia County Health Department
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Veterans can call 304-598-5108.
Contributors who would like to donate to or learn more about the Borgia Family Veteran’s Oral Health Care Fund can reach out to WVU School of Dentistry development officer Karen Coombs by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 304-216-378. Online donations can also be made by clicking here. Initial funds cover a screening and basic care for patients. As the fund grows, the goal is to be able to provide additional financial assistance beyond the first visit for veterans who may have complex oral health care needs.