dental clinic

 Manna Ministries Dental Clinic offers a free program for dental extractions, oral health education, and dental supplies to the uninsured. Primarily, adults ages 18-70 are assisted by its dental services unit.  For more information or to make an appointment call 601-799-2121. **Scheduling is all dependant on our provider's availability.

Manna Ministries is extremely honored and feel very blessed to have been awarded a grant of $152,763 from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation for a second year, to support our “Heart 2 Heart Initiative”, a program that is focused on reducing the incidence of Cardiovascular Disease in Mississippi.  Mississippi ranks number two in the nation for deaths related heart disease.  This grant will be used to screen, educate, encourage, empower, and create an environment of “I can do this” in program participants. Mississippi health statistics can be changed one person at a time.


Stunning outcome results of first year participants demonstrate the success of the program.  A total of 649 pounds was lost by 70 participants for an average weight loss of 9.27 pounds. Triglycerides were lowered a total of 2,912 points in 72 persons with average loss of 40 points, while LDL was lowered 1,782 points on 73 participants with average of 24 point loss.  Self care management is a core focus of the program.


Program is open to all adults aged 18 and older.


Free heart risk screening includes:


  • Testing for blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar
  • Weight and body mass index
  • One on one consultation and follow up treatment with a nurse practitioner
  • Access to program focuses on physical activity, health education, which includes:
  • Walking, low impact  exercises
  • Healthy meal planning, shopping, best practices for nutrition for chronic diseases
  • Managing stress, controlling eating triggers
  • Education on risk factors and how they  affect your heart
  • Support groups on how to make small lifestyle changes, and group session on how to sustain a healthy Lifestyle
  • Support groups on overcoming barriers to your success.


For more information please contact Manna Ministries program coordinator at 601-916-8191

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