Neighborhood Mobile Clinic at LA Times Festival of Books
18 Apr 12
The Ostrow School of Dentistry Neighborhood Mobile Clinic will provide fun oral health education and free dental screenings during the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books April 21-22 on the USC campus.
The Neighborhood Mobile Clinic will be stationed near the Alumni House on the corner of Childs Way and Pardee Way. Ostrow School of Dentistry faculty, dental students, and dental hygiene students will provide oral hygiene instruction and health screenings from 10 AM – 6 PM on Saturday, April 21 and 9:30 AM – 5 PM on Sunday, April 22.
Each year, the mobile clinics of the Ostrow School of Dentistry care for more than 10,000 children throughout Los Angeles and Southern California, serving as a critical source of dental care for many underprivileged kids. The School’s Community Oral Health Programs annually provide more than $7 million in free care and oral health education to children, homeless individuals, older adults, veterans, and other people in need.
Michael DeBourg II DDS ’22 overcomes personal loss, a chronic disease and the specter of low expectations to craft a fulfilling life. AFTER HIS FATHER PASSED AWAY in 2007 from pancreatic cancer, Michael DeBourg II went soul searching. The first in his immediate family to earn a high school degree, the then-21-year-old DeBourg had settled […]
First-generation college student Erika Correa DDS ’22 wants to use her career to help improve others’ lives. IT WAS A FABLED TRIP to the orthodontist to get braces that first sparked then-13-year-old Erika Correa’s interest in a dental career . “My new smile after my braces gave me confidence, which really changed my life for […]
ASPID student Artem Cheshkov has overcome a multitude of challenges on his path to graduation. CONSIDER ARTEM CHESHKOV’S DAILY SCHEDULE: After putting in a full day attending courses and working in the lab as part of Ostrow’s Advanced Standing Program for International Dentists (ASPID), he heads over to Bright Horizons Daycare to pick up his […]
Ostrow graduate Anna Adjei DDS ’22 says Commencement will be a family affair. NO MATTER HOW BUSY Ostrow student Anna Adjei DDS ’22 is, her mother and father are never far from her mind. In fact, with graduation day a stone’s throw away, the first-generation college student says, “This degree is for my parents. They […]