CHAMPAIGN — Promise Healthcare plans to restart its dental program, SmileHealthy, in July.
The service has stopped since mid-Might after the final dentist in this system left, however two new dentists will be a part of SmileHealthy in July and August, in response to Shea Ward, the group’s director of promoting.
Appointments can now be scheduled for brand new and returning dental sufferers, in response to Ward.
One new dentist, Dr. Elizabeth Brito, will begin on July 13 and one other, Dr. Olumayomide Coker, will begin in August.
Each are bilingual, Brito speaks English and Spanish and Coker speaks English and French.
Dental providers and college dental screenings can even return to the Urbana Faculty Based mostly Well being Heart.
Promise Healthcare’s medical director, Melonie Richardson, stated sufferers affected by dental or different oral ache ought to name now, slightly than wait till July.
Major care suppliers at Promise Healthcare’s Frances Nelson Well being Heart, Champaign, can be found to assist handle signs, he stated.
Promise Healthcare stated it accepts Medicaid and personal insurance coverage for dental providers and has a sliding charge scale for income-eligible sufferers.
Care is offered no matter capability to pay, the group stated.