Dentistry from the Heart event to provide free dental care to East Texans on Saturday

Published on Wednesday, 8 February 2017 17:13 - Written by

Smith Dental Care will have its 13th Annual Dentistry from the Heart event on Saturday. The event will provide free fillings, cleanings and extractions to people in need.

Sign-up is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Central Baptist Church, 1343 E. Grande Blvd. in Tyler.

No one is allowed on the church property or any neighboring property until after 3 p.m.

Patients will be seen in the order in which they sign up, and once they sign up, clients will receive instructions about what time to return on Saturday. No calls for appointments will be accepted.

Treatments are limited to fillings, cleanings and extractions. No root canals, crowns, dentures or partials will be performed.

Patients must be 18 or older and have a valid photo ID.

The event will exclude people who are phobic, pregnant, on blood thinners or have uncontrolled blood pressure.

Approximately 250 people are expected to be served.

-Emily Guevara