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UDM School of Dentistry 'Gives Kids A Smile'
Date:2/4/2009

Saturday, February 7 -- 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

DETROIT, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many children in Detroit will have a lot more to smile about.

With the help of dentists, dental hygienists, faculty, staff and students, the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry will provide free oral health care services to more than 250 children from low-income families on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on UDM's new Corktown Campus.

UDM, in partnership with the Detroit, Oakland and Macomb District Dental Societies will once again participate in the American Dental Association's "Give Kids a Smile" program that began in 2002.

"There are so many children in our area that have not seen a dentist," said Mert Aksu, dean of the School of Dentistry. "UDM's dental clinic provides care to the homeless, the elderly and AIDS patients, and this event reflects the University's mission to help others," he added.

"Give Kids A Smile" is a program designed for children, ages four through 16. After each screening, participants will take home a free oral health kit containing toothpaste, floss ... and a big smile.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact United Way for Southeastern Michigan at: 1-800-552-1183 and connect to the call center at 2-1-1.

The University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan's largest private Catholic University, with approximately 100 academic majors and programs. Sponsored by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, the University has campuses located in downtown and northwest Detroit. UDM is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and the largest of 18 Mercy institutions of higher education in the United States.

For the eighth consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwestern Master's Universities in the 2009 edition of the US News and World Report's "America's Best Colleges."

    CONTACT: Gary D. Lichtman
    UDM Media Relations
    313-993-1254


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