Comments for: Hundreds in line for free dental care this week in Machias

Posted May 01, 2012, at 4:56 p.m.

MACHIAS | On Monday school kids were arriving by the busload. On Tuesday both children and adults were lined up at 8:30 a.m. in front of the Lee Pellon Event Center on Main Street in Machias, where all this week volunteers from the New York University College of Dentistry …

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  • Anonymous

    Some getting these services could pay for their own . . . and I’m not speaking about children

    • Anonymous

      New York University’s College of Dentistry providing free dental care two weeks a year in Machias is the best thing to happen Downeast since
      Maine Central Railroad brought passenger train service to town in 1898! The people that make this program happen are amongst the brightest and best this nation has to offer!

      “Whoever undertakes to set himself up as judge in the field of truth and knowledge
       is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.”    
      –Albert Einstein

      You may be a (self appointed) judge, viper, but you’re clearly NO Einstein!

    • Anonymous

      You have a point…. Just like soup kitchens, people use them that dont need to. They do it because it is free….

      • Anonymous

        Perhaps if you and viper made an effort to avail yourselves of the myriad benefits to
        those involved in the dental program you would realise the irrelevance of your comments.

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  • Anonymous

     The Washington County Children’s Program, a division of UCP of Maine, is honored to work with NYU College of Dentistry to coordinate the week-long dental clinic open to Washington County residents having trouble accessing dental care.  There have been nearly 2300 patient visits since the dental clinic began in the fall of 2010.  Over 140 children and 55 adults were seen on Monday of this week.  Adults are seen for emergency care only, on a walk-in basis.   
    I want to express my deep appreciation to the NYU team and to all that help to bring this much needed service to our area.  The many partners involved
    in the planning and implementation include NYU College of Dentistry, Washington County Children’s Program,
    Caring Hands of Maine,  Washington
    Hancock Community Agency, Child and Family Opportunities, and Down East Community Hospital.  This program is made possible by Delta Dental Plan of Maine and the Northeast
    Delta Dental Foundation and Henry Schein Cares.  For more
    information contact the Washington County Children’s Program at
    255-3426.

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