Once a month we have a missionary project among
We record monthly dental health
tips for airing on KCMI.
Donated toothbrushes and toothpaste for
children who attend the Jeremiah House.
Donated over fifty toothbrushes and
toothpaste to Monument Bible Church to distribute to over 50 fifty missionaries
and their families throughout the United States.
Donated school supplies to the Afghanistan
School Age Children project.
Sponsored a table for the KCMI banquet.
Our office donated our reliable copier to
the Jeremiah House. This is a local missions project that reaches
over 60 children in the poorer area of our community with food, hot meals,
clothing and Bible stories and lessons.
We presented an dental education display
for a local corporation, Orcom, for their Employee Wellness Program.
Our office has donated an ultrasonic scaler
to help equip the medical/dental facility for a Bible College in rural
We donated dental educational materials and
stickers for the health screening at Community Christian School.
Dr. Peterson is performing volunteer dental
exams at a large local nursing home for patients that the local dentists
will not see because they are on Medicaid and/or have severe senility.
Many of these patients have not seen a dentist for 4 or more years and
their dental needs are great. We are also are sharing dental
care health information for the elderly with the nursing home
staff. This project will take several months to complete because we
have been informed there are over 120 residents in need of exams.
Donated toothbrushes and toothpaste to give
out to those in the area where Monument Bible Church did their missions
trip to build homes in Mexico.
Dr. Peterson volunteered his time at Beverly
Nursing Home to give comprehensive exams to underprivileged nursing home
donated Tooth Timers to KCMI's new summer reading program to be given away
as prices for doing a great job of reading throughout the summer.
Donated two gift
certificates for Crest Whitestrips to the
Gering High School after prom party to be given away as prices at this
Offered to support
Community Christian School by donating proceeds from tray whitening cases
to help support the school.
Two articles were written for the local
newspapers about dental health and nutrition. Our participation in
the Job Fair was cancelled due to a health condition of one of our
Nutrition tips were provided for Mom of
Preschoolers for KCMI.
We have National Dental Health Month
displays at the Gering and Scottsbluff libraries all this month.
There are many free give away items like bookmarks, puppets, smile fan,
stickers, coloring pages, puzzles, and charts on various dental health
material for children and their families.
National Dental Health Month is being
promoted and celebrated throughout our community with public service
announcements on radio.
Children's Dental Health Month article has been
published in the new Panhandle Health magazine.
We are having a month long Dental Health Contest and
daily gift give away to all our patients.
Dental Health articles have
been made available to our local newspapers about the ADA's "Don't
Let You Smile Become Extinct".
We sent letters to all the schools in the
our area to inform and provide information and support about the National
Children's Dental Health Month Poster Contest provided by Nebraska