Debbie's Deals: Free dental care for kids on Give Kids A Smile Day Friday

If your child needs dental care like a cleaning or a filling and you can't afford it, there's help this Friday.

Each year in February, dentists across the country provide free oral health care services to thousands of low-income children.

It's called "Give Kids A Smile Day." This year, it's Friday, Feb. 7.

The program isn't for families who have dental insurance, it's for families who are low-income and can't afford dental care.

So how do you get an appointment?

Go to the American Dental Association's website and search for your state to find a list of dentists who are participating. In Indiana, there are dentists participating in several counties. See the list here.

When you pick a dentist, call the office directly for an appointment. Make sure you when you call that you say you're "calling to make an appointment for Give Kids a Smile Day." Some offices speak Spanish.

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