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Community Health Clinic of Butler County provides dental and health care to uninsured Butler County residents with chronic and acute conditions such as diabetes, lung disorders, and asthma. The clinic can also refer them to specialty services and provide certain medications at no cost. A total of 52 medical professionals volunteer their time in the clinic, including 10 dentists and two oral surgeons. In order to be eligible, clients must qualify for other government services and have incomes less than 200% of the poverty level. Then, they receive a full physical examination and are directed to dental and specialty services. A variety of basic medical treatments can be provided onsite, including nutrition counseling, EKGs, immunizations, and teeth cleanings and extractions.