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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team contributes to WDA Mission of Mercy
July 25, 2012 College News - Doctors and clinical and administrative staff in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery recently participated in the Wisconsin Dental Association’s (WDA) Mission of Mercy, an event that provides free dental care to uninsured and under-insured people in the state.
This year’s event, which was held over two days in the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, provided $1.75 million in free dental care to 3,595 patients, including 1,205 cleanings, 2,567 fillings, 2,822 extractions, 80 root canals and 153 partial dentures.
Services were provided by 1,810 volunteers, including 395 dentists. Additional information is available on the WDA Web site.