especially forfamilies who don't have dentalinsurance. WDBJ7's Frankie Jupiter tells us about a program that helped more than 50kids get free dental exams today. Its check up time Child Health Investment Partnership, also known as CHIP providedfree dental exams and varnish for dozens of children.The reality is many don't have access to a dentistand some parents can't afford a dental care. It's just grateful to be able to come and havesomebody that's willing to do it for us.There not too many people around that will to help. Organizers for the event say there is aneed for the service in our area. About 80 percent ofearly childhood cavities happen in 25 percent of the children. Most of thechildren are disproportionate low income children.And experts say thsoe children tendto experience dental disease. The hopeis to curb that number with prevented care andhealth lessons. Dental students from VirginiaCommonwealth University are helping with the exam.We're just taking a look at the rates ofdecay; the number of cavities we see with thispopulation. What we're finding is thatwe have a very low rate of decay wereseeing very few cavities. That news that's will make anyone smile. In RoanokeFrankie Jupiter wdbj7 .