Outreach site receives generous donation from Willmar foundation
Rice Health Foundation (RHF) raised $218,000 to support the Rice Regional Dental Clinic in Willmar. Launched in 2007, the clinic serves patients from 17 rural counties and is staffed year-round by University of MInnesota School of Dentistry students and residents. To date, some 640 dental, dental therapy and dental hygiene students, along with 23 pediatric dentistry residents, have completed rotations at the clinic and provided care for more than 13,000 patients. The clinic operates as one of the dental school's 15 outreach sites, enhancing access to dental care for area residents and introducing students to life and practice in Greater Minnesota.
Read more about the School of Dentistry's Community Outreach Experience.