The Dental Hygiene Clinic has screenings for prospective patients most Mondays during the fall an...The Dental Hygiene Clinic has screenings for prospective patients most Mondays during the fall and spring semesters.The Temple College Dental Hygiene program will begin spring screenings for prospective patients on Monday, Jan. 28.

The program is looking for local residents who are in need of dental hygiene care. Patients needed include those with gums that bleed during brushing, those who have not been to the dentist in several years, or those who have tartar build-up on their teeth. 

Screenings for prospective patients are held every Monday from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Jean and Ralph Wilson Dental Hygiene Clinic, which is located on the first floor of the Health Sciences Center on the Temple College east campus.

Spring screenings will be held every Monday through April 29, except March 11.

Patients who are selected for care pay only $15 for an unlimited number of appointments and dental hygiene services, including cleaning and polishing, radiographs (X-rays), oral cancer screening and fluoride applications.

For more information, call 254-298-8688.