"Dentistry from the Heart" - New York News

"Dentistry from the Heart"

Posted: Updated:
FARMINGTON HILLS, MICHIGAN - Realizing that many area residents do not have access to dental care, a Farmington Hills Oral Surgery group has decided to give back to the community and for one day, offer services at no charge. Attendees will have their choice of receiving a filling, an extraction or a cleaning. The event, being referred to as "Dentistry From The Heart", gets underway at 730am and runs through 5pm. The first 200 people in line are guaranteed to see one of the dentists. Appointments are on a first come, first serve basis.

The practice is made up of Doctors William Ruskin, Vejayan Krishnan, Aaron Ruskin and Sarah Kuo. "This event is about a small token of appreciation to the community that has supported us for more than 30 years.  This comes at a time of dire need to those who can no longer afford basic dental care.  We hope to put a smile on the faces of everyone who participates in this event- volunteers an patients, alike." said Dr. Vejayan Krishnan.

It is expected that dozens if not hundreds will begin lining up as people from throughout the Metro Detroit area are expected to descend on Farmington Hills.  While this is the first time "Dentistry From The Heart" has taken place in the Farmington Hills, there are 200 similar events throughout the country and more than 50,000 have received free dental care since its inception.

Volunteers are needed to staff this event in areas such as patient registration as well as working with those waiting in line. To volunteer, contact Rebecca at rcline@omsami.com

The Doctors are available for advance interviews and day of coverage is welcome.

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates is located at 32905, West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, Michigan or visit dentistryfromtheheart.org heart.org

  • MorningsMorningsMore>>

  • Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party!

    Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party!

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:59:21 GMT
    Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party! 
    Chef Kelli's Grilled Corn Party! 
  • Out & About: Flyboarding

    Out & About: Flyboarding

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:21:46 GMT

    It's a new extreme water sport called flyboarding where a jet ski propels a board into the air.  Derek Kevra says it was amazing.

    It's a new extreme water sport called flyboarding where a jet ski propels a board into the air.  Derek Kevra says it was amazing.

  • City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    City of Detroit posts improvement updates online

    Thursday, July 31 2014 7:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 11:18:29 GMT
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
    Residents will be able to view the number of new streetlights installed in their Detroit neighborhood, how many lots were mown and the number of vacant houses demolished by going to the city's website.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices