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Entries in Charitable Care (55)

Thursday
Mar062014

WSDA MEMBER GETS NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT FOR GKAS EVENT

Local dentist gets national spotlight for his Give Kids a Smile event
WSDA Member Dr. Judson Werner opened his office on February 7 in observance of Give Kids a Smile day. Werner partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Bellevue to provide 20 kids with $6,643 worth of fillings, sealants, prophys, exams, fluoride and oral hygiene instructions. The ADA featured his community stewardship here. Good work, Dr. Werner!

Tell us about your GKAS event!
Congratulations to Dr. Werner and his staff — and to all the WSDA members who opened their offices for a Give Kids a Smile Event. If you would like your event covered in the next WSDA News, send pictures from your event along with details (number of kids seen, procedures performed, value of work) to Rob Bahnsen at rob@wsda.org!

Monday
Mar032014

DENTIST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED IN YAKIMA, SPOKANE TO HELP VETERANS 

Be A Hero, Help A Hero

Dr. Theresa Cheng has been at the forefront of delivering dental care to veterans for years. She’s been joined by many other dentists who also want to give back, and together they’re created a system serving Veterans who have been deployed to wars (they verify with DD214 forms), who have no dental insurance (The VA does not provide dental care for most veterans) and who have financial challenges. The group's goal is to goal is to eliminate pain and infection and restore to a reasonably functional state.

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Tuesday
Feb112014

SEND US YOUR 2014 GIVE KIDS A SMILE STORIES AND PHOTOS!

We love telling your stories and publishing your event photos in the WSDA News, and we'd like to showcase your Give Kids A Smile events in Issues 4 & 5! Send us all the pertinent info from your event - the names of the dentists and staff who participated, the number of kids you saw, and whenever possible the dollar amount of the care delivered (we like to pass that information along to your legislators), along with any other info you'd like to share. Send it to rob@wsda.org. Questions? you can call Rob at (206) 973-5220.

Wednesday
Jan222014

WASHINGTON ORAL HEALTH FOUNDATION NEWS · JANUARY 2014

Planning a Give Kids A Smile event? Let WOHF help!
Every February, dentists around the state hold Give Kids a Smile events, offering free oral health care to children without access to dental care. The Washington Oral Health Foundation would like to help make your event successful.

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