Want to Get Involved?
TOOTHAPALOOZA -- Friday, Feb. 15th, 5:30PM - 8:30PM.
Interested in helping do mini-exams on the community free night at Imagine Children’s Museum (ICM) in Everett? 5:30PM—8:30PM. Come for all or part of the time. This is our Society’s 10th year partnering with ICM for Give Kids a Smile. Dentists & Assistants needed. Contact Judy at SCDS office to sign up.
News From Snohomish Health District
*Are you interested in collaborating on community efforts? The Dental Access Coalition (DAC) is looking for dentists and hygienists, retired to practicing, to become active members. 2019 is the perfect opportunity to be represented as our county comes together to address such issues as the opioid crisis. Your perspective is valued. The DAC meets quarterly on the 4th Friday of the month. Contact Carol Furness at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425.339.8652.
Sno-Isle Tech Seeks Volunteers for Dental Assisting Program & Clinic
Are you willing to share your knowledge and skills with dental students at Sno-Isle? Volunteers are welcome to visit the classroom to speak, help with skill checks, demonstrate procedures, and/or join the Advisory Board. Contact Instructor Carol Scharnikow at (425)348-2228 or email: scharnikowCP@mukilteo.wednet.edu
Medical Teams International Dental Van
The mission of the Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Program is to provide free dental care to people who are living near or below the federal poverty line, are underinsured and have no viable alternatives for dental care. In partnership with volunteer dental professionals our primary goal is to eliminate pain and prevent future tooth decay. If you are interested in learning more about how to get involved please contact Tiffany at 425.284.1958. Retired or retiring soon? The State of WA will provide insurance and licensing fees to make it easy for you to volunteer. There are upcoming opportunities in Lynnwood, Edmonds, and Skagit County on varying days of the week Monday thru Saturday. Let us know when you can help and we’ll work around your schedule.
Interested in serving on the SCDS Executive Committee? Nominations are accepted each March, with Elections held in April each year. The committee meets just six times per year at 5:50PM just prior to each regular dental society meeting, plus one dinner planning meeting in August.
WSDA Leadership Institute
The Washington State Dental Association offers leadership training for members interested in being more involved at the state or local society levels. For details or to apply, please visit: .https://www.wsdasource.org/membership/get-involved/leadership-institute
THANK YOU for being a member!