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Entries in Charitable Care (60)

Monday
Dec022013

ABCD UPDATE

Washington state is leading the nation in providing preventative dental care to young children from low-income families. In our state, over 50 percent of all Medicaid-enrolled children, under the age of six, are currently receiving dental care. This success can be largely attributed to the Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD) program.

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Friday
Nov222013

Pierce County Dental Society Give Back To Their Community At Two Recent Events

Project Homeless Connect · October 23, 2013

By Cheryl Jenkins, PCDS Executive Director

CJ Jung wrote: “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do”.  

The words could not be more true for the volunteers at the October 23rd Project Homeless Connect which was held at the Tacoma Dome. 

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Tuesday
Nov052013

TIME TO PLAN YOUR GIVE KIDS A SMILE EVENT

February is national Give Kids a Smile month, when dentists across the country hold events offering free dental care to children in need. Already, 6,000 dentists and 20,000 dental team members have committed to the effort - don't you want to join the fun?

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Tuesday
Oct012013

PROGRAM AIMS TO HELP LOCAL VETERANS IN NEED

Be a Hero - Help a Hero!


Many dentists have reported that they would like to help veterans but have found it challenging to connect with veterans in need. Here is your chance to help without closing your office, working in an unfamiliar environment, or increasing your overhead. Drs. Theresa Cheng and Ken Akimoto have put together a program that that connects veterans in need with practitioners interested in providing care.

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