Dentists and others volunteer

Children and their parents or caregivers can receive dental treatment free of charge February 6 at the Family Dental Center at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center. Treatments to be provided include: dental cleanings and check ups, fluoride varnish and referrals.

* WHAT:  Give Kids a Smile Day - a festive environment for children

* WHEN:  Friday, February 6, 2004
    9am - 4pm

* WHERE: Dental Clinics Building,
    San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center
    1001 Potrero Avenue Building 20

More than 80 dentists, dental assistants, hygienists and volunteers from the UCSF School of Dentistry and the San Francisco dental community will participate throughout the day.

The program is sponsored by the UCSF School of Dentistry, in conjunction with Head Start, Neighborhood Safety Partnership, Parents Who Care, Women, Infants and Children, San Francisco Dental Health Department, San Francisco Dental Society and St. Andrew’s Missionary Baptist Church.

## Note to Reporters and Editors:

Family Dental Center Director Nelson Artiga, DDS, and Pediatric Dentist Francisco Ramos Gomez, DDS, will be available for interviews in both English and Spanish. Contact Eve Harris:  415-885-7277.