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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Access to Dental Care - Smile Mobile comes to Jefferson County


July 1, 2020
For Immediate Release
Karen Obermeyer
Jefferson County Public Health

The Arcora Foundation-SmileMobile, a brightly painted 39-foot dental clinic on wheels, will return to Chimacum the week of July 7–15 and park at the Tri-Area Community Center–10 W. Valley Rd. The Arcora Foundation partners with Jefferson County Public Health to increase access to needed dental care for Jefferson County residents.

SmileMobile dentist–Paul Phillips and dental team will provide examinations to babies (first tooth) up through high school age, pregnant/postpartum people with Apple Health and those who are uninsured. 

Due to COVID-19, the dentist and team may provide one or more of the following: examination, fluoride varnish, sealants, simple extraction and temporary filling. They will prescreen prior to and the day of your examination, and take your temperature.  

Everyone deserves good oral and overall health. If you would like to make an appointment or have questions, please call prior to the clinic dates at 1.888.286.9105. 

The SmileMobile is operated by non–profit Arcora Foundation in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital. Non-profit Delta Dental of Washington, the state’s largest dental benefits company, funds Arcora Foundation.

The SmileMobile travels the state year-round providing services ranging from exams and preventive care to fillings and minor oral surgery, and has examined and treated more than 45,000 patients in communities throughout Washington.

About Arcora Foundation: Arcora Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to improving oral health and health equity by partnering with communities to prevent oral disease, transform health systems, and increase access to care. Funded by nonprofit Delta Dental of Washington, the state’s largest dental benefits company, we work toward a shared vision: All people enjoy good oral and overall health, with no one left behind.  For more information, visit


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