UMMC making smiles brighter


The University of Mississippi’s School of Dentistry is spreading smiles by giving local Jackson Public School children check ups this week.

As a part of mission week at UMMC, dentists and dental students are helping young people learn about dental health. It’s a great learning opportunity for dental students and a way to help people smile a little brighter.

“The mission week is also give kids a smile week and so one day will be dedicated mostly to children in the area. if the children need dental services. so the children will be looked at today and then brought back for whatever dental care they need,” said Dr. John Smith with UMMC.

This is the second year for the dental school to offer the program.

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