OHI Providing a Free Dental Screening and Cleaning for U.S. Veterans Now through Nov. 30

Posted on November 1, 2016 By

OHI (Ocean Health Initiatives), a federally qualified health center with locations in Ocean County, is providing a free dental screening and cleaning to U.S. veterans now through November 30 in its Lakewood, Little Egg Harbor, and Toms River health centers.

OHI dentists can see U.S. veterans at OHI’s Lakewood Health Center, 101 Second Street, Lakewood; Toms River Health Center, 301 Lakehurst Road; or Little Egg Harbor Health Center, 798 Route 539, Building 3. Veterans must bring their VA identification card or proof of military service at the time of the appointment to receive the free screening.

All OHI services are available for U.S. veterans year-round. Call the OHI Call Center at 732-363-6655 to schedule an appointment in either English or Spanish. For more information, visit www.ohinj.org. For questions, contact contact Kimberly Tozzi, community relations coordinator, at 732-719-9016.

About Ocean Health Initiatives

OHI is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) federally qualified health center (FQHC) with locations at 101 Second Street, Lakewood; 301 Lakehurst Road, Toms River; 333 Haywood Road, Manahawkin; Lakehurst Circle Center II, 686 Route 70 Lakehurst; a health center within the Clifton Avenue Elementary School, 625 Clifton Avenue, and Lakewood High School, 855 Somerset Avenue, Suite A, Lakewood; and a Mobile Medical Unit. The Lakewood and Manchester sites have pharmacies.

OHI provides comprehensive preventative and primary health and dental care to Ocean County’s insured, uninsured and underinsured populations. A sliding-fee scale is available, based on an individual’s or family’s ability to pay. Services include pediatrics, maternal and child health, prenatal, WIC, universal immunizations, behavioral health, dental, family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, podiatry and social services.

OHI has a bilingual staff available to assist patients and callers. To become a patient of OHI, call 732-363-6655. Visit www.ohinj.org for further information.