If you are reading this now, it is likely that you, a loved one, or friend may be in need of free dental care. The Mid-South Mission of Mercy is here to help! Please read all of the following information to help you have the best experience possible.
Mid-South Mission of Mercy 2016
February 10-11, 2017 • Bellevue Baptist Church • 2000 Appling Road • Cordova, TN 38016
*Doors Open at 6:00 AM Friday and Saturday*
- No eligibility or income requirements
- No appointments or registration necessary – First come, first served
- Services include: Cleanings, Fillings and Extractions (One procedure per patient per day)
- Open to children (Ages 2 to 17) and adults
- Unfortunately, we cannot treat expecting mothers.
- If you bring children with you, we recommend that two adults be present. While one adult is being treated, the other adult guardian must watch their child. If the child is being treated, an adult guardian must be present.
- Each patient will be eligible for only one of the following dental procedures per day: extractions, fillings, OR a cleaning. You can return the second day for an additional dental procedure.
Q: Is there anything that would disqualify me from treatment?
Each patient will undergo a simple medical exam at the start of your MidMOM experience. Some things that could prevent you from being treated include: having a fever at the time of treatment, uncontrollable, abnormally high blood pressure, or excessive bleeding in the past.
Q: How early should I arrive at MidMOM?
A: The doors will open at 6 AM. However, people usually begin lining up much earlier. Please keep the following in mind:
Q: Do I need insurance/payment?
- Patients will not be allowed in the building earlier than 6AM. No exceptions.
- Collapsible chairs and blankets are allowed, but you will not have a chance to return them to your car and will need to carry them with you throughout the day.
- Tents are not allowed.
No. This is completely free thanks to the generosity of our volunteers and sponsors.
Q: If I am under 18, do I need a parent or guardian present?
Yes. All children must be accompanied by a legal guardian until all treatment is complete. If a guardian needs treatment for themselves, there must be an additional adult present with his/her children while the guardian is being treated. The guardian cannot be treated the same day as their children unless there is another adult to watch the children.
Q: My entire family needs to be seen. Is that possible?
Yes, however, a guardian must be with children under the age of 18 at all times.
Q: Will there be translators?
Spanish translators will be available. Is there a limit as to how much treatment I can receive? Due to limited supplies, time and volunteers, we are limited to the amount of treatment we can provide each individual. Our first priority will be to treat your critical dental needs.
Q: What should I bring to MidMOM?
You should bring a list of your current medications, baby supplies for a full day and possibly book/magazines for while you are waiting. Bring these items with you in line; do not leave them in your car. Once you enter the building, you cannot go outside without losing your place in line.