Dental cleanings offered to Berlin-area seniors in June

Published on Sunday, 27 May 2018 21:15
Written by Charles Paullin


BERLIN - The Central Connecticut Health District is hosting free dental cleaning clinics to district residents 60 and over through its Smiles for Life Senior Dental Cleaning Program.

The CCHD serves Berlin, Newington, Rocky and Wethersfield, and participants must live in those towns.

The clinics are from 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on the following schedule:

nJune 12 and 14 at Atria Greenridge Place, One Elizabeth Court, Rocky Hill.

Contact Luis Pantoja, the Central Connecticut Health District’s health educator, at 860-258-2706 to book an appointment.

nJune 21 at The Newington Senior and Disabled Center, 120 Cedar St., Newington.

Contact Luis Pantoja at 860-258-2706 to book an appointment.

nJune 26 and 28 at the Wethersfield Senior Center, 30 Greenfield St., Wethersfield.

Contact Lisa Galipo at 860-721-2979 to book an appointment.

A limit of five patients per day will be served. Donations are gladly accepted.

The program is sponsored in part through the Older Americans Act by the North Central Area Agency on Aging.

For more information, visit the CCHD online at, its Facebook page at on on Twitter at @CCTHD4.

The CCHD was formed in June 1996 by the towns of Rocky Hill and Wethersfield. Berlin joined in 1998, followed by Newington in 2006. It is overseen by a 12-member Board of Health and functions as an independent entity of government.

Its central office is in Wethersfield Town Hall, with satellite offices in Berlin, Newington and Rocky Hill.

Charles Paullin can be reached at 860-801-5074 or

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin on Sunday, 27 May 2018 21:15. Updated: Sunday, 27 May 2018 21:17.