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November 20, 2017

 Donald Hicks, a local veteran and Megan Tackett, a 2nd year dental hygiene student are all smiles after finishing up his exam during the Veterans Dental Clinic hosted by Big Sandy Community and Technical College Donald Hicks, a local veteran and Megan Tackett, a 2nd year dental hygiene student are all smiles after finishing up his exam during the Veterans Dental Clinic hosted by Big Sandy Community and Technical College


PRESTONSBURG, Ky. – On November 8th Big Sandy Community and Technical College Dental Hygiene program hosted a Veterans Clinic on their Prestonsburg campus.

“We wanted to host a Veteran’s dental clinic to give back to our Veterans’ who gave so much for us.” Said Dr. Jill Keaton, dental hygiene program coordinator. “It was an honor to provide this service to them for free.”

Since opening its doors in 1995, the clinic, which is fully operational and provides cleanings, x-rays, fluoride treatments, and much more to help train future hygienists.

“I was blessed with this opportunity, and I am so thankful for our Veterans.” said Jerica Meade, a 2nd year dental hygiene student.

There were several veterans from around the area who took advantage of the clinic and were delighted at the service.

“I think dental health is very important and I’m glad that they provided this clinic.” Said Veteran Donald Hicks.

For more information about the Dental Hygiene/Dental Assisting program or to schedule an appointment in the clinic, call us today (606) 886-7352

 

 

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