Cincinnati Bengals team up with dental professional to bring dental care to local students

a a a a
Share this story

CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals are pitching in to help underprivileged local children get the dental care they need.

The Bengals are teaming up with TeamSmile and 3M ESPE Dental for a day of free dental care for students at Cincinnati Public Schools and Covington Local School Districts.

Organizers said 100 dental professionals, students and volunteers will be providing care to 300 local children at Paul Brown Stadium.

During the event, the kids will be treated to visits from the Bengals mascot and cheerleaders, and a potential visit from several players.

In additional to the dental care, students will also be taught the importance of good dental hygiene.

Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Print this article

Comments

Hmm... It looks like you’re not a WCPO Insider. or Subscribe now to contribute!

More Local News
CPD seizes guns in gang-related Northside raid
CPD seizes guns in gang-related Northside raid

Police have identified two known gangsters and seized drugs and guns in a mid-afternoon raid at a Northside candy store and barbershop Thursday

Official: Middletown death was heroin overdose
Official: Middletown death was heroin overdose

Authorities said a death initially deemed suspicious in a Middletown home Thursday was the result of a heroin overdose.

Man dead after motorcycle and truck collide
Man dead after motorcycle and truck collide

The driver of a motorcycle was killed Thursday after he collided with a truck in Avondale.

Spelling Bee fights illiteracy
Spelling Bee fights illiteracy

An astounding 288,000 people in Greater Cincinnati are functionally illiterate. Though that number is gathered from a metropolitan area of…

Swastika, vandalism scare Jewish man into moving
Swastika, vandalism scare Jewish man into moving

Neighbors call Ralph Smith a snitch, and he says he doesn't feel safe there anymore.  

Former XU hoop star settles suit against school
Former XU hoop star settles suit against school

A former Xavier University basketball player has settled his lawsuit against the school over their handling of what he says was a false rape…

Ludwick, Cingrani lift surging Reds past Pirates
Ludwick, Cingrani lift surging Reds past Pirates

Ryan Ludwick lined a two-run double after a pair of Cincinnati batters were hit by pitches, lifting Tony Cingrani and the…

Playoff beards on the 1990 Reds
Playoff beards on the 1990 Reds

As part of beard week, we Photoshop beards onto the facial hair-prohibited 1990 World Series Champion Cincinnati Reds.

Man shot while asleep in Northside home
Man shot while asleep in Northside home

A sleeping Northside man woke up after being shot early Thursday.

2 teens charged in 14-year-old's 'racing' death
2 teens charged in 14-year-old's 'racing' death

Two teens face vehicular homicide and other charges after a wreck during a suspected street race in stolen vehicles resulted in the…