Free Dental Cleanings and Exams available for children at Give Kids a Smile® Day at UMA Dental Health Clinic

Friday, February 23, 2024

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

UMA Dental Hygiene Clinic – UMA Bangor Campus

201 Texas Avenue, Bangor

Dental student and happy patient.
Pre- COVID-19 image provided: Courtesy of UMA.

The University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) Dental Health Clinic is hosting its annual Give Kids a Smile® day in partnership with the American Dental Association. The event will be held on February 23 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the UMA Dental Hygiene Clinic located on UMA’s Bangor campus at 201 Texas Avenue in Bangor. The UMA Dental Hygiene Clinic operates according to the American Dental Association and Maine CDC recommended safety requirements and precautions.

Children ages 5 to 19, who do not have a dentist, can schedule free dental appointments to get cleanings, exams, x-rays, fluoride treatments, and dental hygiene education. Students from UMA’s Dental Hygiene programs will be providing care with the aid of staff dentists, and faculty members from UMA’s Dental Health Programs and volunteer dentists from the community.

For more information about the event, and to make an appointment contact the clinic at 262-7872 or email at

UMA transforms the lives of students of every age and background across the State of Maine and beyond through access to high-quality distance and on-site education, excellence in student support, civic engagement, and professional and liberal arts programs.