Wise MOM Project

Wise MOM Project


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Wise MOM 2018 has MOVED!

***(Same MOM Project dental clinic, same providers, same time, different and better place!!)

  • What: We’ve Moved Wise MOM 2018 to a new location!
  • Where: UVA’s College at Wise Prior Convocation Center (1 College Avenue, Wise, VA 24293)
  • When: July 20-22, 2018
  • Why?: To provide an indoor facility to better serve Southwest VA area patients (an air-conditioned, safer, and more comfortable place for all!).
  • Who: ALL VOLUNTEERS working with dental should Click Here to register on the VDA Foundation website.

     MOM has provided all dental care at the Wise County Fairgrounds over the past 18 years. Volunteers are needed in all areas.

    Join the MOM Team! Register today.

    Volunteers Register Here

    Wise MOM Volunteer Information Packet

    The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (Convocation Center)

    The Mission of Mercy project will be returning to Wise County for the 19th mission. The MOM pilot project was held in Wise County in 2000. Since that time, 22,564 Southwest Virginia area patients have received free dental care valued at $ 19 million.

    There is a profound need for access to affordable dental services in Southwest Virginia. Wise MOM is a 2 ½ day dental clinic conducted each year in July to provide free dental services including cleanings, fillings, oral surgery, x-rays and dentures (prescreened individuals only for dentures).

     Wise MOM is made possible by partnerships with the Virginia Dental Association, VCU School of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene, The Health Wagon, Remote Area Medical, Virginia Health Care Foundation and a host of other sponsors.

Contact Information

Barbara Rollins, Director of Logistics, MOM
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Virginia Dental Association

VCU School of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Virginia Department of Health

Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein Cares

Benco Dental Supply


DentaQuest Foundation

Virginia Health Care Foundation

Southern Gray Dental Lab

United Concordia Dental

Northrop Grumman

VA Area Health Education Centers

VA Dental Hygienists Association

Virginia Dental Assistants Association

Commonwealth Dental Hygienists Society

Kool Smiles/Benevis

Patient Information

In 2018, the Wise Mission of Mercy Project will be held Friday, July 20- Sunday July 22 at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (Convocation Center), 1 College Avenue, Wise, VA  24293.

Adults and children will be seen for free dental care on a first-come first-serve basis. Please come prepared to wait in long lines. Clinic hours are 7am – 5pm Friday and Saturday and 7am-11am on Sunday.

Wise Annual Free Dental Clinic

Volunteer Information

Volunteer registration is currently open. Help is needed in all areas. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Wise MOM Volunteer Information Packet

Hotel Information for out of town volunteers:

Best Western (Wise) ....(276) 328-3500
Atria Inn & Suites (Norton)....(276) 679-7000
Holiday Inn (Norton)....(276)-679-6655
Inn at Wise (Wise).... (276) 321-7600
Days Inn (Norton) ....(276) 679-5340
Super 8 (Norton) ....(276) 679-0893
Comfort Inn (Big Stone Gap) ....(276) 523-5911
Country Inn (Big Stone Gap) ....(276) 523-0374

Wish to make a donation?
Make check payable to "VDA Foundation" and note "MOM Project" on the memo line.
Mail donations to:
VDA Foundation
Attn: MOM
3460 Mayland Court, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Thank you!!

Vdaf Success Stories

George D.McDiffett

Colonal Heights, Virginia

Dear Ms. Rollins :

I am pleased to write to say that the services you and the gracious dentists associated with your organization have provided my brother, Doug, are no less than a true miracle in the outlook, appearance and renewed pride my brother feels.

Once the year of waiting went by after his initial application for help in getting comprehensive dental work done, you contacted him and, from there, it was swift, professional, and extremely kind and non-judgmental care tha
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