‘Dental clinic on wheels’ coming to Langley

The SmileMobile, a dental clinic on wheels, will be making a return to South Whidbey soon.

The 39-foot vehicle will be on island July 21 to 23 at the South Whidbey Community Center—723 Camano Avenue—in Langley.

According to a press release, Dentist Chris Delecki and his team will examine babies with first teeth up through high school age children and pregnant or postpartum people.

Apple Health will be accepted, but those who are uninsured can also receive treatment.

A pre-screening and appointment will be scheduled over the phone, due to COVID-19. Pre-screening and temperature will be taken the day of the appointment.

Appointments can be made by calling 1-888-286-9105 before the clinic dates.

The dentist and team may provide one or more of the following: examination, fluoride varnish, sealants, x-rays, simple extraction, temporary filling and written referral.

The SmileMobile is operated by non–profit Arcora Foundation in partnership with

Seattle Children’s Hospital, the press release stated. Arcora Foundation is funded by non-profit Delta Dental of Washington, the state’s largest dental benefits company.

The dental clinic on the move has served more than 45,000 patients in Washington communities.