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NYU College of Dentistry and ABC-7 Celebrate 25 Years of Free Health Screenings

February 24, 2010
N-282, 2009-10

Join NYU College of Dentistry and ABC7 in celebrating the 25th anniversary of free health screenings in NYC. Free dental screenings will be available on March 30th, March 31st, and April 1st (spring break*), at the NYU College of Dentistry, 345 E. 24th Street (corner of First Avenue) from 8:30 am -7:00 pm.

All children ages 6 months to 10 years will receive a cute, cuddly “healthy smiles” teddy bear commemorating their visit. Adults and children will receive free dental screenings and vouchers for free  oral examinations and polishings. Vouchers for free dental sealants and free custom-made mouth guards for youngsters and adolescents will be distributed to young athletes. Free diabetes and blood pressure screenings will take place, as well as free oral cancer screenings for adults. Visitors will also receive free toothbrushes and other personal oral hygiene products.

WHO:       NYU College of Dentistry and ABC7

WHAT:    Free dental and oral cancer screenings, diabetes and blood pressure screenings

Vouchers for free oral examinations, sealants and custom-made mouth guards

Free toothbrushes and other oral hygiene products

WHERE:  NYU College of Dentistry, 345 E. 24th Street (corner of First Avenue)

WHEN:    Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, March 30,, March 31, and April                      8:30 am – 7 pm.

No appointment necessary. For more information, call 1-866-698-0264. And be sure to watch the Accu-weather forecast on ABC7 at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm during the week of March 29th. For more information about the NYU College of Dentistry, please go to www.nyu.edu/dental.


*NYC public schools are closed for spring break from March 29th through April 6th, 2010.


This Press Release is in the following Topics:
College of Dentistry, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Christopher James | (212) 998-6876

NYU College of Dentistry and ABC7 Celebrate 25 Years of Bringing FREE Health Screenings to New Yorkers of All Ages

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