Teeth in Need (TIN) helps uninsured Burke and Wilkes County (NC) school children receive dental care.
TIN is sponsored by the Good Samaritan Clinic, Inc.
To relieve dental pain and suffering for needy Burke and Wilkes County (NC) school children.
Someday all Burke County citizens will have access to dental care regardless of their ability to pay.
The Teeth in Need (TIN) dental program is a collaborative effort between the Burke County School Nurse Program, the dental community and the Good Samaritan Clinic, Inc. In Wilkes, the effort is supported by the Health Foundation, Inc. in cooperation with the Wilkes Public Health Dental Clinic. The program provides financial assistance to parents for their child’s most immediate dental care need.
Funded originally as a dental care access program, TIN strongly supports efforts in disease prevention and classroom education.
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