Published on February 28, 2013 at 9:12 PM
HealthyCal: Traveling Clinic Treats Kids Who Can't Afford Dental Care
While celebrities and golf professionals gathered at Pebble Beach as part of the AT&T Pro Am in February, a group of teenagers gathered under a tent in a rainy parking lot at the Twin Creeks Golf Course in Salinas to await appointments at a mobile clinic. Christina's Smile Children's Dental Clinic has been following the PGA tour for 20 years, stopping in nearby communities to offer free dental services to low-income, uninsured children from ages 6 to 15 (Flores, 2/27).
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