A two-day free dental clinic is underway in Torrington and so many people showed up that all the spots for the Friday clinic are full.
Organizers of the 12th Connecticut Mission of Mercy Free Dental Clinic expect to treat 800 people between Friday and Saturday.
The event is being held Friday and Saturday at Torrington High School in Torrington.
The clinic opens its doors at 8 a.m. each day and patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
The budget for the 2018 CTMOM Free Dental Clinic and operations is $254,556 and donations are accepted online www.ctmom.org or by calling (860) 863-5940.
The free dental clinic provides a full range of dental services for people of all ages, including cleanings, fillings, extractions, x-rays, fluoride treatments, sealants, root canal treatment on anterior teeth, limited partial dentures and general health screenings.