Wise MOM Project


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Wise MOM 2019 returns to the UVA-Wise Convocation Center 

Providing all dental care at Wise County Health Fair for the past 20 YEARS!

Join the MOM Team! Register today.

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

The Mission of Mercy project will be returning to Wise County for the 20th 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-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, Virginia Health Care Foundation and a host of other sponsors.

Wise MOM MOVED in 2018 and is Returning to UVA College Wise in 2019!


Barbara Rollins, Director of Logistics, MOM
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  • Commonwealth Dental Hygienists Society
  • DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement
  • Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
  • Henry Schein Cares
  • Henry Schein, Inc.
  • Kool Smiles/Benevis
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Oral Health Foundation of the Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Professional Protector Plan for Dentists
  • Southern Gray Dental Lab
  • United Concordia Dental
  • VA Area Health Education Centers
  • VA Dental Hygienists Association
  • VCU School of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene
  • Virginia Dental Association
  • Virginia Dental Assistants Association
  • Virginia Department of Health
  • Virginia Health Care Foundation

Patient Information

In 2019, the Wise Mission of Mercy Project will be held Friday, July 12th and  Saturday July 13th at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise (Convocation Center), 437 Stadium Dr., 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.

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

Hotel Information for out of town volunteers:

Best Western (Wise) ....(276) 328-3500
Econo Lodge 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 110
Richmond, VA 23233
Thank you!!

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T. L.

Thank you so much for helping me with my teeth. The people there were real good to me and my son. The dentist and his staff treated me with great respect. I know these people will be blessed in what they do. I feel really good about my teeth now and that means a lot to me and my son! Thank you for being there. Bless you for your work.

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