Arizona Dental Mission of Mercy offers the sixth annual dental event Friday, Dec. 8, and Saturday, Dec. 9
At Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix, organizers hope to help about 2,000 people — both adults and children. The help is free — first come, first served — and no identification or other documentation is required.
Organizers say Southern Arizonans, if they can get themselves to Phoenix, are welcome to attend and get free oral health care. People typically begin lining up the day before the event begins. Overnight camping is allowed.
Kevin Conroy, executive director of the Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation, which puts on the annual Mission of Mercy event in Phoenix is quoted in The Arizona Daily Star:
We read about what happened with the dentists at Hope Fest in Tucson and we felt really bad about that. So we want to make sure they know about what we’re doing.
Read more in The Arizona Daily Star