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Entries in Charitable Care (69)

Thursday
Dec122013

IN THEIR OWN WORDS: UWSoD STUDENTS IN JAMAICA

Editor’s Note: For some years, UWSoD students have been making the trek to Jamaica to deliver dental care to the island’s underserved population. We asked them to write a little about their experiences there. What follows are their observations, in their own words. 

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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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