Taft, California Clinic
Two dental clinics held in partnership with the Taft City School District in September 2017 and the Taft Union High School District in January 2019.
In 2017, USC conducted a thorough dental screening of over 1600 Taft City School District elementary students and report data showed that about 35% of those students need dental care either immediately or very soon.
In 2018, USC conducted a thorough dental screening of over 700 Taft Union High School students and report data showed that 9.5 percent of students were in severe need of immediate dental care and another 48.5 percent had initial visible signs of dental caries.
Over 2,300 students screened and 4,080 dental procedures conducted for students and family members to date. These procedures are valued at over $262,000 worth of dental treatment.
Los Angeles, California
One dental clinic held at John Muir Middle School October 2018 in partnership with LAUSD and the UTLA.
USC conducted a thorough dental screening of almost 200 students at John Muir Middle School and report data showed 10-15% of all students had never seen a dentist before, were limited English speakers, and needed extreme dental treatment immediately.
More than 1500 dental procedures conducted for students and family members to date.