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USC mobile clinic dental care pandemic
Jaqueline Solorio, 4, looks on as mother Vanessa Velasquez checks in with [left to right] USC dental administrative assistant Ana Parru, dental student Amanda Escobar and dental surgery student Abigail Heleba as part of the monthlong mobile dental clinic event in South Los Angeles. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Mobile dental clinic keeps kids smiling through the pandemic

The clinic — operated by the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and serving thousands annually — won’t let COVID-19 cut down on care for Angelenos in need.