FLYING SERVICE: Cherbourg residents can visit the dentist for free next week.
FLYING SERVICE: Cherbourg residents can visit the dentist for free next week. Sarah Harvey

Dental care for Cherbourg residents

CHERBOURG residents can visit the dentist for free next week when the Royal Flying Doctors dental service is in town.

The semi-trailer will be in Cherbourg from Tuesday, January 29 to Friday, February 22 staffed by qualified dentists and dental assistants who provide a wide range of services.

The dental service is a fully equipped mobile dental surgery featuring state-of-the-art equipment, including an OPG machine.

Dentists can provide oral health maintenance, x-rays and extractions, treatment for acute or pre-existing condition, treatment for gum disease and referral to specialist dental services

All treatments are free to any patient with a Medicare Card, with no out of pocket expenses for patients with private health insurance.

If the necessary treatment cannot be provided, patients are referred to an appropriate service provider.

To book an appointment phone 1800 002 507.