Thousands of Minnesotans to receive free dental care in Mankato

Minnesota dentists and volunteers are getting ready to turn the Verizon Wireless Center into a massive dental clinic on Friday and Saturday. The Mankato Free Press reports organizers plan to provide free care to about 2,000 people who can’t afford it.
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Minnesota dentists and volunteers are getting ready to turn the Verizon Wireless Center into a massive dental clinic on Friday and Saturday. The Mankato Free Press reports organizers plan to provide free care to about 2,000 people who can’t afford it.

The doors open at 5:30 a.m. Patients will be treated on a "first come, first served" basis and do not need photo identification, social security number or any other personal documentation, WCCO reports.

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