Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Program is offering free dental care to area children 18 years and younger Thursday, Oct. 15 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 16 from 8-11 a.m.

Patients seeking appointments for cleanings, x-rays, exams, sealants and fluoride should be 18 and under and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Exams will be conducted at the public dental clinic in the Clinical Sciences Building, Room 128 (address is 150 South Road; building is located north of the Taylor Center and east of Ford Hall) on the campus of Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call 507-389-2147.