Volunteer dentists and dental professionals across Minnesota are providing free dental care for more than 6,000 children in need. The Minnesota Dental Association's Give Kids a Smile program includes two free days of dental care for children who would otherwise not be seen by a dentist.
What you need to know
Tooth decay is the most chronic childhood disease, affecting 50 percent of U.S. first graders. Since Give Kids a Smile began, Minnesota dentists have provided free care to more than 60,000 young children and donated services valued at more than $15 million.