CharterCARE Foundation grants WellOne $13K for new dental equipment

BURRILLVILLE – The CharterCARE Foundation has awarded $13,683.13 to WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care’s Pediatric Dental Program for new equipment in the dental-treatment room at the nonprofit’s facility in the village of Pascoag in Burrillville.

The equipment includes patient, dentist and assistant chairs, an overhead track light and the delivery/suction/vacuum system used in the provision of dental care. The new equipment will improve the quality of service provided by the federally qualified health center providing primary medical, dental and behavioral health services to more than 16,000 Rhode Islanders in Burrillville, Foster, North Scituate and North Kingstown.

“We are extremely grateful to the CharterCARE Foundation for their responsiveness to our request,” said Peter J. Bancroft, president and CEO of WellOne. “Keeping up to date with the rapid changes in dental technology is critical to elevating our patients’ experience and to providing our dental practitioners an environment that is conducive to achieving excellent outcomes.”

CharterCARE Foundation is a 501(c)3 community foundation focused on funding Rhode Island health care initiatives to underserved populations as well as nursing and continuing medical education scholarships for Rhode Islanders. It is not affiliated with Prospect CharterCARE LLC or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries.

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Rob Borkowski is a PBN staff writer. Email him at Borkowski@PBN.com.