Mission: The mission of the Interfaith Dental Clinic is to restore, protect, and improve the oral health of uninsured, low-income, working people, their children and the elderly in the greater Nashville area through access to affordable quality dental care, oral disease prevention services, and oral health education.
Results: Last year, the Interfaith Dental Clinic gave care to over 2,100 deserving patients in 8 middle Tennessee counties. We were blessed with 4,400 hours donated by dental professional and community volunteers. As a result, we were able to provide a record $2.99 million in services produced and accommodate 9,394 patient visits.
Target demographics: The uninsured, low-income, working people, their children and the elderly in the middle Tennessee area
Geographic areas served: We serve 8 middle Tennessee counties: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson
Programs: The program expenses are for the direct service of providing dental care to the uninsured working poor families and those over age 65. The clinic had 12,532 patient visits or encounters and 2,333 unduplicated patients visits during the year ended june 30, 2015.