Want Free Dental Work? Make an Appointment for a School of Dentistry Screening

If you’re in need of a deep dental cleaning or small fillings, you would be a great test case for University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry students.

The UMKC School of Dentistry is holding a public dental screening for people whose teeth need minor dental work from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 at the school, 650 E. 25th St., Kansas City, Mo. 64108.

The screening helps the school identify patients who are qualified to receive treatment from fourth-year students during the National Dental Boards Clinical Examination. For their time, patients will be reimbursed with free dental services and X-rays during the student screening and performance during the boards exams, held Saturday, March 25 through Tuesday, March 28.

Patients must meet all criteria:

  • 18 or older
  • In overall good health
  • Reliable for attending appointments
  • Not in braces or fixed orthodontics
  • No dentures or the need for dentures
  • More than 16 teeth with molar back teeth
  • Not currently receiving chemotherapy or radiation treatment
  • Must be available the weekend of March 25 during the National Dental Boards Exam

Appointments are required and are available by calling 913-608-4511.


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