7 dentists give a different kind of Valentine's gift

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

TYLER, TX - They are calling it "Dentistry from the Heart". As a unique Valentine's Day present, seven East Texas dentists are providing free dental treatment to those in need on a first come, first serve basis.

This day of service is being held on Saturday, February 7, 2009. Registration for the event begins at 5:30am. Those who are first in line will be seen first. There are a limited number of spots available. Patients must be 18 years or older and must bring a have a valid photo ID with them.

There are some exclusions. They will not be preforming root canals, crowns, dentures or partials. Also, they are unable to see patients who are on blood thinners, phobic, or pregnant.

The event will be held at Smith Dental Care, 5400 New Copeland Road, Tyler, TX 75703.

The doctors taking part in Saturday's evet are: Dr. Roy R. Smith, Dr. Lynette Ogletree, Dr. Greg Melton, Dr. Ron Morlock, Dr. Buddy Ferqueron, Dr. Joe Smith and Dr. Bryan Jackson.