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Roane State Dental Clinic offering free cleanings for kids

February 6, 2024

February 1, 2024

Free dental cleanings for children ages 4 to 12 are being offered through the end of March at the Roane State Dental Hygiene Clinic.

The clinic is located on the first floor of the Coffey/McNally Building on Roane State’s Oak Ridge Branch Campus, located at 701 Briarcliff Avenue.

The free procedures include teeth cleaning, all necessary dental X-rays, and a fluoride treatment. During the spring semester, the clinic is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET (with a brief closure between 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. ET), and on Fridays from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. ET.

The free cleanings for children are only offered during the months of February and March 2024. Availability is limited due to demand, so parents and caregivers are encouraged to book quickly.

Anyone interested in learning more information or making an appointment for a child should call the dental clinic during normal operating hours at (865) 481-2016.

The dental hygiene clinic also offers cleanings, sealants, and teeth whitening for adults. Available services and patient costs are listed online. Please note that the clinic is closed from May through August each year.

Additional details on Roane State’s Dental Hygiene Program can be found online at

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Roane State is a two-year college providing transfer programs, career-preparation programs and continuing education. Founded in 1971, the college has locations in Roane, Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, Knox, Loudon, Morgan, and Scott counties as well as a branch campus in Oak Ridge. For more information, visit or call (865) 882-4554. Remember, eligible adults can now attend Roane State tuition-free with the Reconnect grant. Learn more: