• LECOM School of Dental Medicine Opens Patient Clinic

    College donating $10,000 in dental care for Galvano Center clients


    Bradenton, FL – The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine’s School of Dental Medicine students, under the guidance of faculty members, will begin offering full denture services in collaboration with the Community Coalition on HomelessnessBill Galvano One-Stop Center. LECOM is providing over $10,000 in denture fitting services for Galvano Center clients.

    Now that the dental students have begun clinical training, they’re able to work in the new clinic that is open to the public on the LECOM campus.  The school is offering full denture services at a reduced cost to patients who qualify.

    LECOM’s patient clinic is open 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and on Wednesdays from 9 a.m.-noon at 4800 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. in Bradenton. The 15-chair pod learning operatories have the latest technology, including Panoramic (full teeth); Periapical (individual teeth) and 3-D (full head scan) X-ray machines.

    Those interested in becoming a patient, may call (941) 405-1511 or email jfurst@lecom.edu.

    For media inquiries, please contact Michael Polin at (941) 756-0690 x5927.

    The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine offers innovative and affordable education in osteopathic medicinedentistry and pharmacy. From campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania and Greensburg, Pennsylvania and Bradenton, Florida, LECOM believes that when mind, body and spirit  come together the impossible becomes suddenly possible. It is a calling each and every one of our students embodies to become the best they can be. To prevent disease and treat it. To give hope. Can you hear the calling?