The Manor College Dental Center recently announced that the Independence Blue Cross Foundation made a $25,000.00 grant in Blue Safety Net funding for the Dental Center.
“The Foundation’s Blue Safety Net Program aims to improve community health access by providing grants to private, non-profit health centers operating in medically underserved areas,” according to a statement issued by Manor College.
“We are excited to have a partnership with the Independence Blue Cross Foundation and appreciate their funding through the Blue Safety Net Grant,” stated Ms. Jaime Simpson, director of the Expanded Functions Dental Assisting Program and Dental Health Center at Manor. “Due to their support, Manor College’s Dental Health Center will be able to improve our outreach and service to the community providing quality care.”
According to the statement, “Manor College’s Dental Health Center aims to provide affordable, high-quality dental care to the public. Patients are seen by licensed dentists and faculty, well-trained professionals, as well as students working under the supervision of a dentist as part of the students’ EFDA Clinical rotations. The Center has been servicing the local community for over 31 years, offering a wide range of affordable dental care options. New patients can receive a full consultation, clinical examination, and oral cancer screening for only $35, while the Student Hygiene Clinic offers hygiene services (cleaning, x-ray, exam and more) for a nominal fee of $20.”
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