Residents in the Plainfield community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental
services at Dental Care at Plainfield Crossing on Saturday, November 4.
Dr. Katherine Boehm, Dr. Anna Jouravlev and team at Dental Care at
Plainfield Crossing will be improving the oral health of the community
as part of Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to providing free dental
care to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,
approximately 108 million Americans are living without dental insurance.
“We understand that many people in our community and across the nation
haven’t been to the dentist for a long period of time. Some don’t
understand the importance of dental health, but more often than not,
they don’t have the financial means,” said Dr. Boehm. “This event
is a great opportunity for us to share our time and resources with those
less fortunate and give back to the community.”
There is increasing evidence that links oral health to overall health
and well-being. The signs and symptoms of over 100 medical conditions,
including diabetes, HIV/AIDS, Lou Gehrig’s disease and oral cancer may
first be detected through traditional oral examinations.
“Dental health is a vital part of a person’s overall health,” said
Dr. Jouravlev. “Through this event, we hope to educate patients on the
importance of dental health and encourage them to adopt an ongoing oral
During Free Dentistry Day, a choice of one free filling or extraction
will be provided per adult patient, and cleaning appointments will be
provided for patients under the age of 13. This event will occur on
Saturday, November 4, between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. at 2455 East Main
Street, Suite 104 in Plainfield. Patients will be accepted on a
first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please call
317-707-7575 or visit www.FreeDentistryDay.org .
“It’s very gratifying to see the impact that events like Free
Dentistry Day can have on the life of a person. At the same time we’re
changing their life, they’re changing ours,” said Dr. Boehm.
ABOUT DENTAL CARE AT PLAINFIELD CROSSING
Dr. Boehm, Dr. Jouravlev and team are proud to serve the Plainfield
community, providing first-class general, cosmetic and restorative
dentistry and outstanding patient service. For more information or to
schedule an appointment, please call 317-707-7575 or visit