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Entries in Charitable Care (55)

Monday
Apr292013

WOHF salutes Volunteers during National Volunteer Week

The Washington Oral Health Foundation is truly powered by volunteers, and we support dental professionals year 'round in their efforts to give back.  Last week was National Volunteer Week, and WOHF highlighted some exceptional volunteers who work with the Foundation’s core programs.  These are examples of volunteer opportunities that WOHF always has available, and if you are interested in volunteering with the Foundation, feel free to contact Tom Tidyman at tom@wsda.org.  Thank you to all of our fantastic volunteers around the state who help improve and enhance oral health for all Washingtonians. 

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Thursday
Apr182013

Dr. Alison Han in Nepal

Dr. Alison Han and her husband, AC Sherpa, first started performing volunteer dentistry in Nepal in 2006. The pair had given back often here in the states — Han’s church organized events utilizing the Medical Team International dental vans, and she participated in other free dental day events, but she wanted to do more.

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Tuesday
Jan152013

PNDC SCHEDULE IS LIVE! • THE WOHF NEEDS YOU!

 

PNDC 2013 –

Mark your Calendar for the Event of the Year! Review the Schedule here
2013 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference · June 13 & 14, 2013 · Bellevue, WA

Bellevue Welcome Reception
· Meydenbauer Center Exhibit Hall
Thursday, June 13, 2013, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. · Food, drinks, entertaintainment!
All are welcome to attend and celebrate our move to Bellevue with two complimentary drink tickets!
 

WOHF - Volunteer Opportunities

MTI Vans - WOHF is hosting MTI Vans in Seattle on 3/8/13, 4/19/13, and 5/30/13 and still have spots for volunteer dentists AND hygienists to sign up.  When hygienists volunteer alongside dentists at MTI Van events, we are able to treat twice as many patients in one day.  To volunteer, please email Ruth Abate or call 206-973-5229.

 

Tuesday
Jan082013

DR. BICUSPID ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS EFFORTS OF SEATTLE-KING COUNTY DENTAL SOCIETY & SWEDISH HOSPITAL

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A recent article on Dr. Bicuspid highlighted the work of the Swedish Community Specialty Clinic, a cooperative effort between Swedish Hospital and the Seattle-King County Dental Society (Additionally, the clinic is partially funded by the Seattle-King County Dental Foundation). Since opening in September 2011, the clinic has provided more than $650,000 worth of dental care and removed more than 2,000 infected teeth. Read the entire article here

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