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Fortis College in Landover Dedicates Campus Dental Clinic
Fortis College in Landover Dedicates Campus Dental Clinic

 

The following information was  sent to us by Jeff Bray:

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and the Prince George’s County-based Deamonte Driver Dental Project will be celebrating a special event Monday, February 6, at 10:15 a.m.

in recognition of this,  Fortis College, Landover will formally dedicate its dental clinic with a ribbon cutting ceremony and facility tour.The clinic, which offers dental services to the public at reduced cost, will announce a partnership with Operation Head Start’s Early Childhood Development Program to provide preventive care to Prince George’s County Public Schools students. The campus also will celebrate its participation in a dental health outreach program through the Prince George’s County Public Schools Head Start Early Childhood Development Program.

Ribbon-cutting attendees include Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, County Executive Rushern Baker, Dr. Debony Hughes, Laura Barbee-Matthews and Fortis President/CEO Duncan Anderson.  

 To provide dental care to the public, the Fortis College, Landover dental clinic offers oral screenings, full x-rays and thorough teeth cleanings to all residents in need – from young children to seniors.  Fortis College works with Head Start’s Early Childhood Development Program, AARP and other organizations to help ensure everyone has access to preventive dental care.  The campus dental clinic currently is open three-days a week (Tues.-Thurs.), with plans to operate seven days a week as new dental classes come online.

In addition to providing post-secondary, career-focused education to students through a variety of degree and certificate programs that include both Dental Hygiene andExpanded Function Dental Assisting, Fortis College, Landover offers programs in fields that include: BiotechnicianCyber Security and ForensicsMedical Assisting,Medical Billing and CodingMedical Laboratory TechnologyMicrosoft Network Technology, and Pharmacy Technician

To learn more about the educational opportunities available on campus, call 301-459-3650, or visit www.fortis.edu.