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Hundreds turn out for free dental care

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Hundreds turned out for free dental care in Pearl, some even had to be turned away this afternoon.

Organizers say 780 patients were seen today at Hinds Community College's Muse Center.

The free dental work was being provided by The Mississippi Dental Association Foundation and Mississippi Mission of Mercy, along with volunteers.

At least 150 people were turned away because of time constraints.

Basically, word got out and more people attended the event today, than yesterday.

Organizers say there is clearly a need for dental assistance in the area and they are targeting specific patients.

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