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Aspen Dental in Ross, 7 other locations offering free dental care for veterans June 9

Tony LaRussa
| Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

The Aspen Dental clinic in Ross Township is among eight western Pennsylvania locations that will be offering free dental care for veterans on June 9 through its annual Day of Service initiative.

“Achieving oral health is especially challenging for the majority of U.S. veterans as they are not eligible for dental benefits through the Veterans Administration unless they are 100 percent disabled, have a service-related mouth injury or were a prisoner of war,” said Julia Drabick, a spokeswoman for the national chain of dental clinics.

“Day of Service is all about thanking veterans for their service in the best way that we at Aspen Dental know how and helping to empower them with the gift of a healthier mouth,” she said.

The company estimates that since launching the program, more than 17,000 veterans have received dental care valued in excess of $10 million. About 5,000 vets are expected to be treated this year.

Appointments are required. Treatment will be administered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on a first-come, first served basis. To set up an appointment, call 1-844-277-3646.

The Aspen Dental in Ross is located at 7372 McKnight Road. The other participating locations are located at:

• 5450 Campbells Run Rd., Robinson

• 3459 William Penn Highway, Churchill

• 6088 Route 30, Greensburg

• 595 W. Main Street, Uniontown

• 306 Towne Square Way, Brentwood

• 190 Golfview Drive, Monaca

• 20000 Route 19 Suite 200, Cranberry

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-772-6368 or tlarussa@tribweb.com or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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