July 2014

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SCC offers dental services to students

Sometimes the pain is a dull, throbbing ache that begins in the back of the mouth and echoes through the brain as a piercing migraine. Other times, gums are so swollen even the slightest bump with the tongue might elicit a bloody saliva wash that tastes like rust.

Many City College students are aware of the long-term effects of not having proper dental care.

Amid the financial drawing and quartering of tuition, books, housing and transportation, many students don’t have the resources for the oral exams, routine cleanings and X-rays that are needed to maintain a pain-free smile.