Community Highlights

Bringing Smiles to Guatemala

February 16, 2018 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

With a population of 14.7 million, more than half of all the residents in Guatemala live in poverty. But from the smoldering volcano to the bright colors to the souped-up chicken busses, the country is alive and filled with personality, and the inner beauty of the Guatemalan people make it a very special place. From
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MCDC marks Children’s Dental Health Month with bike giveaway

February 2, 2018 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Sentinel-Standard – My Community Dental Centers have launched a month-long sweepstakes offering children aged 10 and under a chance to win a bicycle and helmet in honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month. Read more here.

Dallas Business Journal Recognizes Dr. Sulman Ahmed as a 2018 Minority Business Leader Honoree

December 29, 2017 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Digital Journal – Dallas Business Journal recognizes Dr. Sulman Ahmed, Founder & CEO of DECA Dental Group, as one of the selected 2018 Minority Business Leader honorees. After having judges review more than 100 nominations, Tracy Merzi, publisher of DBJ, notes that the 2018 class of honorees “represent the best of the best in North
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Affordable Dentures & Implants Donates $3.5 Million in 2017

In January 2017, Affordable Dentures & Implants announced it would partner with Brighter Way Institute of Phoenix, Arizona, for a nationwide program to deliver free dental implant, oral surgery, and prosthetic treatment to hundreds of US military veterans and homeless citizens. The network of affiliated dental practices set a goal of contributing nearly $3.25 million in pro bono implant and
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Local patients help non-profit reach milestone

December 14, 2017 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Hillsdale Daily News – Most people go in for their routine dental check-ups expecting a free toothbrush, not balloons and confetti. Sisters Ava, 7, and Lily Middleton, 5, received special treatment on Tuesday though. The sisters were the 100,000 and 100,001 patients at the My Community Dental Center. The local center is one of 36
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Baytown woman granted a second chance at a smile restored

December 13, 2017 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Houston Chronicle – Shanda King stood outside Baytown Modern Dentistry early Monday morning, fighting back tears. “I was trying to get myself together before going in,” she said, “because this was opening a new door for me, a new life and a new beginning.” See the full article here.

Raising Over $93,000 for Hurricane Harvey Victims, MB2 Dental Solutions Produces Touching Video Recapping How They’ve Overcome Harvey Together

December 12, 2017 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

PR Newswire – This week MB2 Dental Solutions reflected humbly on the company’s ability to come together and help victims and employees affected by Hurricane Harvey, the devastating hurricane that hit Houston in August. The latest video in the dental service organization’s We Are Dentistry series, titled “Overcoming Hurricane Harvey 2017”, depicts disaster relief efforts and features staggering stories of MB2
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Pacific Dental Services Foundation raises $61k to support patients with disabilities: 4 key notes

December 7, 2017 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Becker’s Review – On Nov. 28, Giving Tuesday, Pacific Dental Services Foundation raised $61,850 to support new initiatives making access to oral care easier for patients with disabilities. Here are four key notes: 1. According to the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics, lack of access to oral health care is the number on healthcare
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New Aspen Dental Practices Opening In New Iberia And Lafayette Will Make Access To Care Easier In Louisiana

November 30, 2017 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

PR Newswire – As dental health advocates work to remove barriers to dental care among underserved areas in Louisiana, two new Aspen Dental-branded practices are scheduled to open in December – making access to dental care even easier for residents in the Bayou State. Appointments are now available at the two practices which are scheduled to
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DSO Sends Personalized ‘Sweet’ Care Packages To US Troops

November 30, 2017 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Group Dentistry Now – National children’s dental provider Kool Smiles collected more than four tons (8,594 pounds) of Halloween candy during its sixth annual Operation Troop Treats, the nation’s largest dentist-sponsored Halloween candy exchange benefiting U.S. service members and their families. Designed to promote good dental health while giving deployed U.S. troops a “sweet” reminder of home during the
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