CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) – The Elks Mobile Dental Unit will be providing dental services to Missouri residents at the Elks Lodge in Cape Girardeau from Monday, Nov. 4 to Thursday, Nov. 28.
Residents of Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Scott and Stoddard counties are eligible to attend.
The purpose of the dental unit is to bring primary care dental services to mentally and developmentally disabled children and adults. Over 100,000 residents have been served since 1962.
The unit is equipped to provide a full range of dental services such as X-rays, fillings, extractions, cleaning and other treatments.
All services are provided at no cost to eligible patients.
The unit is staffed by a thoroughly trained dentist and dental assistant.
The Elks Mobile Unit is operated by the Dental Department of Truman Medical Center Lakewood in Kansas City and is in partnership with the Missouri Elks Benevolent Association.