Category Archives: Dental

Dental Assistant Recognition Week

This week is Dental Assistant Recognition Week, and I welcome it as an opportunity to recognize the vital role played by each and every dental assistant at Community Health Center, Inc. Dental assistants perform a variety of basic patient care … Continue reading

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Connecticut Mission of Mercy 2015, a look back on last weekend’s clinic

CT Mission of Mercy 2015:   by Julia Sisson Every year, dental care providers throughout Connecticut gather at the Mission of Mercy, a free clinic offering services to patients both insured and uninsured. The event is only two days long, but patients … Continue reading

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Give Kids a Smile Kick Off 2015

The American Dental Association began the Give Kids a Smile Day (GKAS) program in 2002 during the month of February, which is National Children’s Dental Health Movement. Beth Kilian the Program Manager of Mobile Dental Services stressed the Community Health … Continue reading

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CT Mission of Mercy Free Dental Care Event

Since its inception in 2008, the CT Foundation for Dental Outreach and the CT State Dental Association have held Connecticut’s Mission of Mercy project, known as CTMOM, in a different areas of the state. During the weekend of April 25th, … Continue reading

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Stand Down 2013

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation” –          General … Continue reading

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6th Annual Mission of Mercy a Big Success!

The following piece was written by Kiran Narain, the HealthCorps Navigator serving in CHC’s Mobile Dental Program. She’ll be attending Dental School in the fall!      Last weekend, the HealthCorps Navigators volunteered for the 6th annual free dental clinic, Mission … Continue reading

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Franklin Street CHC Dental Gives Kids in Crisis a Smile

The following post is from a message Stamford Dental Director Dr. Tinashe Chapfika, DDS, shared about providing services to Kids in Crisis as part of Give Kids a Smile: February is Give Kids a Smile Month, and to honor that, Toma, Laxmi … Continue reading

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An Update on Give Kids A Smile!

Below you’ll find a post written by Kiran Narain, a HealthCorps Navigator serving in CHC’s Mobile Dental Program. She provides us with a quick update on the Give Kids A Smile events that are taking place at CHC sites across … Continue reading

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HealthCorps Navigator Profile – Kiran Narain

 Meet Kiran Narain, a HealthCorps Navigator serving in CHC’s Mobile Dental Program! –          Can you tell us a bit about your educational background? I graduated from UConn in May with a B.S. in Allied Health Sciences.  I will be attending dental … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING A DECADE OF HEALTHY SMILES AND ORAL HEALTH ACHIEVEMENTS

For over a decade, organizations from public and private foundations have come together to create an oral health awareness movement. The American Dental Association (ADA) began the Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) program in 2002 as a way for ADA … Continue reading

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