In order to keep everyone safe and to comply with the NM Governor and Secretary of Health’s mandates, our upcoming MOM Clinics are now postponed. We are re-scheduling both clinics that were due to be in Las Vegas and Deming. Please stay tuned.
We hope to be able to provide you access to dental services as soon as possible.


 Patient Information

  Presented by NM Mission of Mercy, a Program of New Mexico Dental Association Foundation
We are excited to host a Remote Area Medical (RAM®) clinic in Deming and Las Veges New Mexico in spring of 2020.
This 20 chair clinic makes it possible to efficiently serve rural New Mexico with...

Deming, NM
April 25 - 26, 2020
Deming High School
1300 S. Iron St, Deming, NM 88030
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Las Vegas, NM
May 2 - 3, 2020
West Las Vegas High School
157 Moreno St, Las Vegas, NM  87701
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What is Remote Area Medical
Remote Area Medical (RAM®) operates mobile medical clinics delivering free, high-quality vision, dental, and medical care to women, men, and children who do not have access or cannot afford a doctor. NM Mission of Mercy, a program of NM Dental Association Foundation, is the hosting community group for the RAM clinics in Deming and Las Vegas.
Who Should Come
  • Adults and children (Children under 18 must be accompanied by parent or guardian.)
  • If you do not have enough money to pay for dental care
  • If you do not have a regular dentist home
  • No appointment - you will be assigned a number when you arrive
  • No paperwork needed
  • No application

Clinic Hours
  • The clinic doors open at 6:00 am.
  • Patient numbers will be given out starting at 3:00 am the morning of each clinic day.
  • Must be present to receive a number.
  • No ID required.
  • No appointments will be taken or are necessary.
  • The number of patients seen will be limited by clinic capacity.
  • There is a possibility that not everyone in line will receive treatment – Come early!

Free parking is available at clinic facility. Please follow the signs. Parking lot will open at 3:00 am.

Services Provided

The basic services include:
  • Dental - exams, cleanings, fillings, and extractions
  • Vision - complete dilated eye exam, testing for glaucoma, testing for diabetic retinopathy, glasses made on site
  • Medical - limited general medicine, diabete screening, physicals, women's health
Due to time constraints, be prepared to choose between DENTAL and VISION services. All patients will have the option of receiving DENTAL and MEDICAL care or VISION and MEDICAL care, but not DENTAL and VISION care on the same day.

 Bringing Free Care to People in Need


NO ONE should wait until the RAM Clinic to seek critical dental or medical attention, as this could lead to serious health consequences.

Requirements for Treatment

The RAM Clinic is open to anyone willing to wait in line to receive treatment, no questions asked, for as long as resources are available. There is no sign up for patients as the clinic is first-come, first-served. Come early!   No ID’s or paperwork is required, and any demographic information collected will only be used in aggregate so that we have statistics about our patient population. Patients will be required to complete and sign a waiver.

What to bring

  • You are not required to bring anything with you.  We do not ask for proof of residency or proof of income.
  • Bring all of the medications that you take every day, and take them just like you normally do.
  • The line to enter the clinic will be outside so dress appropriately for weather conditions.
  • Food and drinks will not be provided so it's a good idea to bring your own.
  • You will wait your turn to enter the clinic, and then wait to see the dentists and/or dental hygienists so bring reading, electronic devices, crossword puzzles, or other items to fill your time.
  • You will only be allowed to bring one small personal item (purse or backpack) into the clinic.


No childcare will be provided.