You may remember that a few weeks ago I put out a call for help for assistance in finding dentists who would provide a little pro bono work for our children. An amazing thing happened!
Clark, Delaney & Associates, the Reston Dental Group, volunteered to close their offices to regular patients last Friday and just take care of MCCP children! This is a wonderful group of professionals. Dr. Clark, Dr. Delaney, and Dr. Hguyen took care of 19 children providing cleanings, fillings, extractions, and anything else needed. How generous is that?!
Here is a true story of one child. An 8 year old girl had pulled three of her infected permanent teeth out herself, leaving just stubs!! The dentist was amazed at what a strong little girl this was, and of course, he had to remove those stubs. Can you imagine what terrible shape her teeth were in to cause her to do that?! Many of our children have never seen a dentist before they are enrolled in MCCP, and they often need ameliorative work.
Drs. Clark, Delaney, and Nguyen are heroes to all involved with MCCP, and of course to our children and their parents! Thank you to the Reston Dental Group!!
We also want to thank the other dentists who have been taking care of our children pro bono, and especially to Dr. Michael Chung of Softouch Dental who also serves on our Board of Directors.
Please keep your eyes open for generous dentists for MCCP. Ask your own dentist for us. Even if they take care of one or two children pro bono, it would be a terrific help.We also want to thank the other dentists who have been taking care of our children pro bono, and especially to Dr. Michael Chung of Softouch Dental who also serves on our Board of Directors.
Right now we have 158 children on a dental wait list, because our budget for the year has already been allocated to take care of children who have already been checked and have identified needs.
Thanks so much!!