2012 Halloween Candy Buy Back

We are very excited to announce our second annual Halloween Candy Buy Back to benefit our overseas military troops! Last year we collected close to 500 pounds of candy from the children in our community! We enjoyed watching the children weigh each pound of candy and see their smiling faces when they received cash and prizes in return! How does the Halloween Candy Buy Back work? Children may bring in…

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Thank You, Operation Gratitude!

500 Pounds! That’s how many pounds of candy we collected for Operation Gratitude and will be shipping off to our military troops overseas. Thank you to all of our donors that helped make our first annual Halloween Candy Buy Back was a huge success! Here’s Melissa showing off our mountains of goodies! Now that the candy is gone, you can eat healthy snacks, avoid drinks that are bad for your…

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Halloween Candy Buy Back

We are so excited to announce our first annual “Halloween Candy Buy Back” to benefit our overseas military troops! Children can bring their Halloween candy to our office and we will buy it back with CASH and goodies from local partners (see list below). We’re also going to RAFFLE off a grand prize for one lucky winner! All candy that we receive will be shipped to our military troops overseas…

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Volunteering at the Louisa Free Clinic

Our team spent a fun and rewarding afternoon providing dental care at the Louisa Free Clinic in Louisa, VA. We met so many wonderful people and can’t wait to come back again. Thank you to Dr. John Andre and his team for organizing and hosting the event. Here are a few pictures of our team enjoying themselves between patients.

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Special Smiles Was a Huge Success!

Congratulations to all of the athletes that competed in the Special Olympics this past weekend at The University of Richmond! What an honor it was to watch them take the fields, courts, and pool to fulfill their dreams and show off their amazing talents. More than 1,200 Special Olympics athletes have swam, bowled, lifted, ran, batted and volleyed. They’ve danced on the floor of the Robins Center. Hundreds of medals…

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Toothbrushes for Tots Helps Children in Jamaica

Have you ever been so inspired by somebody else’s mission that you feel compelled to contribute to their cause? Our office was contacted by Morgan P., a Richmond native and Girl Scout Gold Award candidate with an urge and a calling to help improve the dental health of children not only in Richmond, but in impoverished nations as well. You can read her full letter here (PDF). Morgan’s goals are…

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We’re Nutz about Squirrels!

We’re nuts about two things: baseball and improving kids’ dental health. So of course we are THRILLED to partner with the Richmond Flying Squirrels Kids’ Club this season. Dr. Liz and other members of our team will be at the Flying Squirrels games on Sunday, June 26th and Sunday, July 24th with fun games, prizes and giveaways! Sign up for our email newsletter or “Like” us on Facebook to find out about…

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Back to School with New Supplies!

After a very hot summer, the kids are finally heading back to school for the 2010-2011 year. Most of us have already prepared our children for the school year by heading to our neighborhood shopping mall to stock up on clothes, bookbags, and school supplies. However, some families are struggling to supply their children for all the back-to-school necessities. Melissa Coleman, a dental assistant at Atkins, Maestrello and Associates for 15…

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Special Smiles

On June 12th 2010, our office participated in the Special Olympics held at St. Christopher’s School here in Richmond, Virginia. We supported the athletes by participating in the Special Smiles program and provided oral health exams and oral health instruction in between sporting events.

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