WILLIAMSBURG - A Williamsburg dental clinic will spend a day giving free dental care.

On March 9, Norge Dental Center in Williamsburg will host the second 'Dentistry from the Heart' event. Last year, more than 200 people received free fillings, extractions and cleanings.

Fewer than half of Americans have dental insurance and even routine cleanings are often neglected because they simply cannot be afforded, officials said.

Dentistry From The Heart is a national non-profit organization dedicated to providing free dental care to those who need it. Every year, hundreds of dentists and practices across the country donate their time and resources to host their own events.

Care is provided on a first come, first serve basis. Last year, many people camped out to make sure they could get care .

For more information, go to the Norge Dental Center's Facebook page or the Dentistry from the Heart Website.

The clinic is located at 7450 Richmond Road.

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