Monday, February 11, 2013
Give Kids a Smile Day provided free dental care to children throughout the area.
With the recession leaving many local families in search of help, Dayton's Doctors of Dental Medicine answered the call earlier this month with a day of free dental care for kids. Give Kids a Smile Day was celebrated across the nation on Feb. 1, as participating dentists, through the American Dental Association (ADA), provided free oral health care services to children from low-income families. "This is a very different day for us, a charitable day, where we volunteer our time for children by donating free dental care," said dental hygienist Palma D’Angelo. "We provide free cleanings, x-rays, and whatever treatment we can do. If we can't do something today we can refer them to others who donate free care, extractions or orthodontic work." …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Doctors of Dental Medicine to provide free oral health care services to children from low-income families Feb. 1.
On the first day of February, a group of South Brunswick dentists will join up with thousands of dentists across the U.S. to help provide a smile to underprivileged children. Each year in February, participating dentists through the American Dental Association (ADA) provide free oral health care services to children from low-income families across the country as part of the "Give Kids a Smile" program. Locally, South Brunswick's Doctors of Dental Medicine in Dayton will hold their Give Kids a Smile event on Feb. 1. "We'll be providing dental care, doing exams, x-rays, cleaning, and treatment if needed," said dental hygienist Palma D’Angelo. Recently, over 9,000 dentists nationwide treated about 401,000 children during Give Kids a Smile, …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Dayton's Doctors of Dental Medicine turned an employee's safari photos into a $500 donation to the Animal Placement Agency of the Windsors.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
After inspiration came in the form of an employee's safari vacation, Dayton's Doctors of Dental Medicine recently donated $500 to a local animal charity. One of their dental assistants, Shannon, took a once in a lifetime African safari adventure to Tanzania. The pictures she returned with were incredible, as it amazed the other employees to see the animals in their natural habitat. So the Doctors of Dental Medicine decided with the love for animals in their office they would start a campaign to help a local animal shelter by using Shannon's pictures. They picked the Animal Placement Agency of the Windsors (APAW), which provides homeless dogs with a safe haven until they are adopted. The dentist's office then put up a display of some of …