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Free dental clinic sees first patients
Times photo: Brenda Steurer Eight-year-old Daniel Ward, Monroe, bravely allowed dentist Julio Rodriguez and dental assistant Sue Trotter, Brodhead, to work on his teeth Friday. Green Countys new Fowler Memorial Free Dental Clinic serves children ages 3 to 12 who have emergency dental referrals and are unable to access dental care. The clinic is staffed by volunteer professionals.
MONROE - The Fowler Memorial Free Dental Clinic opened its doors at 8 a.m. Friday with an exuberant volunteer staff at the Green County Health Department at Pleasant View Complex on Wisconsin 81. The clinic, the first of its kind in the county, serves children from ages 3 to 12, referred with a dental emergency and unable to access dental care in Green County.Dentist Julio Rodriguez of Brodhead and dental assistant Sue Trotter were the first volunteer dental professionals at the clinic. The team used the day off from their regular clinic to serve 10 children with severe dental needs.