BRIDGEPORT - About 1,000 people attended a free dental clinic at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport Friday.

It is part of the 6th annual Connecticut Mission of Mercy clinic.

Beth Carter says she was first in line to get into the clinic and that she waited since 10:30 a.m. Thursday for the doors to open.

Free services include cleanings, fillings, X-rays and even surgery.

The clinic continues today starting at 6 a.m.