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Dental students offer free services for veterans

Senior dental hygiene major Mackenzie Roll performs a check-up on veteran Michah Bahr. Bahr served in the U.S. Navy from 2004-2012 and gets his dental service for free from the USI Dental Hygiene Clinic. He said the program is “pretty cool” and he likes to help the dental students get real life experience when he comes in for his cleaning.

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

The USI Dental Hygiene Clinic will be providing free dental cleaning, fluoride, and x-rays to military veterans on Feb. 24-28. The dental clinic is working with USI’s Veteran, Military, and Family Resource Center to provide special appointments for local veterans.    Appointments are now being scheduled and r...

Dental hygiene clinic fulfills veterans’ needs

Senior dental hygiene major Mackenzie Roll performs a check-up on veteran Michah Bahr. Bahr served in the U.S. Navy from 2004-2012 and gets his dental service for free from the USI Dental Hygiene Clinic. He said the program is “pretty cool” and he likes to help the dental students get real life experience when he comes in for his cleaning.

Gabi Wy, Features Editor

March 15, 2017

During one of his check-ups at the USI Dental Hygiene Clinic, veteran Harley Hobgood said he considers himself friends with senior Kaila Raven after several visits together. With several tools in her hands and goggles around her head, a smiling Raven nodded in agreement. As Raven adjusted a pillow behind Hobg...

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