Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and the School of Dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University are schools that offer free dental work for seniors. The School of Dental Medicine at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas provides free dental services as well. The schools have community-based programs that manage these events.
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry provides free dental services for seniors in clinics around Los Angeles. The school’s Special Patients Clinic serves those with physical and mental incapacities at retirement communities such as Hollenbeck Palms. Students provide proper care under the supervision of experienced faculty members. Besides offering treatment, the school provides oral health education to the communities.
The School of Dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University collaborates with organizations that include private clinics and care centers to provide dental care for seniors in Virginia. The school’s senior students participate in service learning programs that improve their skills and provide care to low-income communities. Students also extend those services to international communities through humanitarian missions.
The School of Dental Medicine at the University of Nevada has a free clinic that serves uninsured veterans with low incomes. These events happen more than four times a year. The school also provides dental care to teenagers and domestic violence victims in other clinics.