5,000 Procedures, 300 Emergencies: Low-cost Dental Clinic Filling Big Need


Planning hurdles, construction cost overruns and COVID-19 curveballs to top it all off.

More than five years since plans for the dental clinic for low-income Londoners got underway, and about 18 months since it quietly opened, the Wright Clinic has treated more than 600 patients.

“Things have been going well,” clinic founder Ken Wright said Friday. “We’ve done over 5,000 dental procedures and treated more than 300 emergency cases, which is a real help for our hospitals because many of those cases end up going to the emergency room.”

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