Health Department and HOPE Dental provide free child dental services in June

Posted June 1, 2014 at 9:00 am

Northeast News
June 1, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri —Through a partnership with HOPE Dental, the Kansas City, Mo., Health Department will offer free dental services to children and young adults, 18 and under, throughout the month of June. Services will be provided on an appointment-only basis at the Health Department, 2400 Troost Ave., Suite 1400.

In a press release, Jelene Wynn, public health nurse supervisor, said this is a great opportunity a “needed service” to the community. Services are available Monday – Friday, by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call HOPE Dental at 816-679-2198. All Medicaid for children will be accepted along with most private insurance plans.

HOPE Dental is short for Heartland Outreach Providers: Excellent Care in Mobile Dentistry. It is a small nonprofit organization that provides dental services to low-income children throughout the Kansas City metro are. For more information about HOPE Dental, visit