Volunteers with Smiles for Kids provide free dental screenings at Legion

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More than 100 American Legion High School students received free dental screenings on November 7 thanks to Smiles for Kids.

Smiles for Kids is a program of the Sacramento District Dental Society and Foundation. At American Legion, local dentist Dr. Jenny Apekian and her assistant Jackie Farmer volunteered their time to screen students.

American Legion’s Associated Student Body members organized and conducted the event on campus.

The Smiles for Kids program has been active in the Sacramento area since 1991. Since then, local volunteering dentists have screened more than 340,000 children and more than 14,000 children have received dental care valued at more than $12 million.