Community Service is the focus of the week

The Center for Oral Health Board welcomes new members at its meeting, chaired by Dr. Jack.
The Center for Oral Health Board welcomes new members at its meeting, chaired by Dr. Jack.

The week started off with Dr. Jack Dillenberg attending the Center for Oral Health Board meeting in Los Angeles, Calif. The Board welcomed new members and reaffirmed its commitment to innovative programming to provide integrated oral health care to at risk populations.

Dr. Jack meets with Alpha Omega Holocaust Survivor Oral Health Care Program organizers.
Dr. Jack meets with Alpha Omega Holocaust Survivor Oral Health Care Program organizers.

Ms. Bernice Edelstein, national director of the Alpha Omega/Henry Schein Holocaust survivor dental program came to ASDOH to discuss ASDOH’s role in the program in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Local Alpha Omega members are enthusiastically willing to participate in this collaborative effort.

Dr. Jack welcomes SOMA Dean, Dr. Jeffrey Morgan to the Day for Special Smiles event.
Dr. Jack welcomes SOMA Dean, Dr. Jeffrey Morgan to the Day for Special Smiles event.

ASDOH’s Sixth Annual Day for Special Smiles kicked off on Friday. This extraordinary event, originated by students, served 61 special needs children and adults in one day. There were educational and entertainment stations as well as social workers from ASDOH’s BRITE program. Over 170 volunteers, including ATSU students and faculty along with local health professional schools, came together utilizing donated supplies for  another successful event.