The Middlesex Community College dental-hygiene clinic in Lowell now offers preventive dental-hygiene services to the public at a reduced cost. Licensed dental hygiene faculty and dentists closely supervise the MCC dental-hygiene teaching clinic students.

Patients accepted for treatment are those whose dental problems have teaching value and who have the extra time required for treatment. Services include comprehensive dental-hygiene care, cleaning, scaling and root planing, dental radiographs, dental sealants, athletic mouth protectors and fluoride treatments. Because the clinic is a learning facility, clients may be required to return for several appointments.

The clinic operates during fall and spring semesters, and appointments must be scheduled in advance. Clinic hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday while the college is in session.

Call 978-656-3250 to schedule an appointment.