BRIDGEPORT – Crowds lined up outside the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport early this morning for a free dental clinic. The 6th Annual Connecticut Mission of Mercy (CTMOM) free dental clinic takes place Friday and Saturday, starting at 6 a.m.
CTMOM is a full-service dental clinic that provides free dental care to people of all ages, who are in need of urgent and immediate care. It is first-come, first-served, with over 120 dental chairs and 1,500 volunteers at the event. More than 2,000 patients are expected to be treated over the two days clinic. Free dental services include cleanings, fillings, x-rays, oral exams, extractions and oral surgery.