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Posted on: December 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] San Juan County Mobile Dental Van Dates for 2022!

MTI mobile dental van

The Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Van is returning in 2022 thanks to a public-private partnership making dental access to care available across the islands.  

2022 Dental Clinic Dates: 

Friday Harbor - January 19-22, March 7-10, October 5-8, and December 7-10

Lopez - March 11-12, September 23-24

Orcas - February 15-18, April 13-16, September 19-22, and November 2-5

The van offers full dental care with X-rays, oral health exams, fillings, extractions, and teeth cleaning/ hygiene services. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment, please fill out an application online in English or Spanish, visit our website, or contact the Health Department or your local Resource Center. 

The dental van is for those on Apple Health (Medicaid) or who don’t have dental insurance and do not have the financial means to see a dentist. 

Volunteer Opportunities: If you are interested in volunteering to help support our Medical Teams International partners day of the van with checking in dental patients (no dental experience needed) please complete our dental van volunteer application. This program would not be possible without the support of our local partners and wonderful volunteers!

Donor Acknowledgment/Thank you: Helping our community access much needed oral health care is thanks to The North Sound Oral Health Local Impact Network (LIN) which is funded by the Arcora Foundation and staffed by North Sound Accountable Community of Health (ACH), San Juan County Health and Community Services, Medical Teams International (MTI), Fish for Teeth, Orcas Island Community Foundation, and Lopez Island Family Resource Center.   A special thanks to The Daniel and Margaret Carper Foundation for funding mobile dental efforts on Orcas Island and to Blow Hole Snacks on San Juan Island with their recent “Franks for Fillings” fundraiser and to all the other amazing donors who make this effort possible! If you would like to help support the Mobile Dental Van efforts in San Juan County please donate to Medical Teams International PO Box 4288 Portland, OR 97208-4288 and note in support of the San Juan County Mobile Dental Van.

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