Five Guys Fundraiser

Raymond Munoz

Visit Five Guys Burgers and Fries on 31st and Iowa on Saturday February 12, 2011 and 15% of your purchase will benefit the Douglas County Dental Clinic! http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2011/feb/11/207784/

Consider This On National Children's Dental Health Month

Raymond Munoz

Consider this: You are a teenager. You have a toothache but can't afford dental treatment. The toothache is causing such discomfort that you are willing to take four city buses across town to be cared for by a dentist willing to see you for free. Or consider this: You are ...

Free Fluoride Treatment With Facebook Places

Raymond Munoz

As many of you that use Facebook on your mobile devices know, Facebook now has a check-in feature called Facebook Places. The Douglas County Dental Clinic is utilizing this feature, along with Facebook Deals, to provide existing patients with a free fluoride treatment worth $24! http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2011/jan/31/206967/ To claim this deal, ...

Brainstorming Strategies - People have access to healthcare (mental, physical).

Erika Dvorske

What needs to happen in our community for people of all ages to have access to healthcare in broad terms, including physical, mental? Would you be willing to post your ideas about what strategies in our community help to achieve this? Post here to help brainstorm! http://wellcommons.com/users/edvorske/photos/2011/jan/28/206755/

Douglas County Dental Clinic To Offer Free Services On Give Kids A Smile Day

Raymond Munoz

The Douglas County Dental Clinic is happy to announce free dental examinations, x-rays, cleanings, and fluoride varnish applications for children under the age of 18 for Give Kids A Smile Day on February 4, 2011! http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2011/jan/17/206056/ In order to qualify for these free services, the child must live in Douglas ...

Health department, dental clinic offering fluoride treatment clinics for low-income children

Karrey Britt

http://wellcommons.com/photos/2010/dec/12/204138/ The [Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department][1] and the [Douglas County Dental Clinic][2] will host two fluoride treatment clinics for low-income children. The walk-in clinics will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 11 and Jan. 25 at the health department, 200 Maine. Children ...

iPhone App Screen Shots

Raymond Munoz

Our new iPhone app is still in the review process with Apple, but we thought we'd show you some screen shots from our app. Please give us your feedback! http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/dec/17/204547/ http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/dec/17/204548/ http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/dec/17/204549/ http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/dec/17/204550/

Local Event Highlights Disadvantaged Children’s Need for Dental Care

Raymond Munoz

On February 4, 2011, an estimated 30 children from local low-income families will receive free dental services ranging from exams and X-rays to fillings and sealants as part of national Give Kids A Smile® day. This will be the 6th year that the Douglas County Dental Clinic takes part in ...

Dental Sealants

Raymond Munoz

**What are dental sealants?** Sealants are thin, plastic coatings painted on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. Sealants are put on in dentists’ offices, clinics, and sometimes in schools. Getting sealants put on is simple and painless. Sealants are painted on as a liquid and quickly harden to form ...

November 22nd Is Public Health Thank You Day

Raymond Munoz

As Thanksgiving approaches, the Douglas County Dental Clinic joins Research!America and leading U.S. public health organizations in asking Americans to give special thanks to their federal, state and local "public health heroes" who protect the nation’s health throughout the year. These everyday heroes include our health inspectors, environmental health scientists, ...

Douglas County Dental Clinic iPhone App

Raymond Munoz

Ray, our Access to Baby and Child Dentistry coordinator, finished up on our first iPhone app last night! We're excited to offer this application for the iPhone and it should be available in iTunes soon. For now the application features our oral health videos, our Twitter feed, dental news, and ...

Support America's Tooth Fairy and help Douglas County Kids!

james otten

You can make a difference in the life of a child! Thanks to all the great organizations and people who have our campaign off to a great start. Langston Hughes PTO you rock, collecting $118 from your bingo night! There are so many great stories like the grandmother who came ...

We've Gone Pink!

Raymond Munoz

You may have noticed that our website looks a bit pink lately! We're doing this to show our support for breast cancer awareness and the [Pink It Up!][1] campaign. We'll also be taking the clinic pink by displaying our logo in pink for the next few weeks, placing pink flamingos ...

Using PayPal For iPhone / Android To Donate To The Douglas County Dental Clinic

Raymond Munoz

With the newest version of the PayPal app for iPhone and Android phones, it's now easier than ever to make a donation to the Douglas County Dental Clinic! First, simply log-in to your PayPal app... http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/aug/26/197517/ Second, enter director@dcdclinic.org as the recipient for your donation... http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/aug/26/197518/ Now you enter an ...

Douglas County Free Dental Day

Raymond Munoz

Our free dental day is set for September 24, 2010. The event is first come, first served and we will start screening patients at 6:45am with the last patients being seen at 3:00pm! http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/aug/24/197408/ This event is for low-income, uninsured Douglas County residents and dental services will be limited per ...

Free Kids Meal To Well-Behaved Patients

Raymond Munoz

One of Lawrence's new burger places, Smash Burger, has given us coupons for a free kids meal for our well-behaved child patients! Thank you Smash Burger for this generous donation! http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/aug/19/197087/

First X-rays Of Teeth!

Raymond Munoz

I gladly volunteered my services to be the guinea pig for the initial test run of our new digital X-ray setup! All I can say is WOW! This will make things so much easier for our dentists! http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/aug/9/196412/

Our Digital X-ray Project Is Complete

Raymond Munoz

The Douglas County Dental Clinic is proud to announce that we are now digital x-ray capable! Using a sensor from Dexis, we are able to take digital bitewing and PA X-rays instead of having to use film. The X-rays are up on our computer screens almost instantly after they are ...

Digital X-ray Upgrade

Raymond Munoz

Our digital X-ray upgrade is almost complete! Tomorrow we'll be on the phone with Dexis as they walk us through the installation of the digital X-ray sensor. This is a giant step up for the Douglas County Dental Clinic and we're excited about the possibilities!

Thank You To Dillon's!

Raymond Munoz

We'd like to thank the Dillon's on 23rd Street in Lawrence for their HUGE donation of toothpaste! We're talking full size tubes! :) http://wellcommons.com/users/abcd/photos/2010/aug/3/196108/

Digital X-ray Upgrade

Raymond Munoz

We will be doing our digital x-ray installation on Friday! We look forward to serving you better with new and improved technology!

Pediatric Dentists In Northeast Kansas

Dr. Robert Jacobs - 346 Maine Street, Lawrence, KS 66044 - (785) 842-9223‎ Dr. Kelli Henderson - 1425 Wakarusa Drive, Suite #D, Lawrence, KS 66049 - (785) 856-5600 Dr. Michael Browning - 5501 SW 29th Street, Suite 1, Topeka, KS 66614 - (785) 215-6658 Drs. Jenkins and LeBlanc - 6850 ...

Oral Health Videos

Raymond Munoz

We have a couple of dental hygiene students from UMKC here for the next few weeks and we're hoping to help them fulfill their outreach requirements by having them make some oral health PSAs and videos. What topics would you like the dental hygiene students to discuss?

Tweetathon 2010 Comes To An End

Raymond Munoz

Tweetathon 2010, our little social media fundraising experiment, has come to an end. We raised $15. Not close at all to our goal of $1,000 but we deem it a successful experiment! Thanks to all of you that donated and don't forget we always have a donation button on the ...

Final Hour of Tweetathon 2010

Raymond Munoz

It's the final hour of Tweetathon 2010! Even just a $10 donation helps us provide a PA x-ray to a patient in need! Click here to donate to the Douglas County Dental Clinic!

Ray Is Starting Our Upgra

Raymond Munoz

Ray is starting our upgrade to digital x-ray technology a bit early. First thing on the agenda is getting all the new computers patched and updated to keep them safe and sound on the network. Security and privacy are our #1 concerns with technology in order to keep your patient ...

The Live Chat Feature On

Raymond Munoz

The live chat feature on our website has become very popular as of late. It's a great way for us to provide instant help! Visit our website at [www.dcdclinic.org][1] to learn more. [1]: http://www.dcdclinic.org

One More Day Until Tweet

Raymond Munoz

One more day until [Tweetathon 2010][1] comes to an end! Donate to help provide dental care to low-income, uninsured residents of Douglas County, Kansas! [1]: http://www.dcdclinic.org/tweetathon-2010.html

Were Here Bright And Ear

Raymond Munoz

We're here bright and early this morning for a sedation case! Did you know that we offer sedation for certain cases? Call us at 785-312-7770 for more information about our sedation dentistry services!

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