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Give Kids a Smile

February 04, 2011 – Give Kids a Smile Day is February 4, 2011.  Give Kids a Smile PDF

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NMDA Thanks New Mexico

The New Mexico Dental Association (NMDA) would like to thank New Mexicans for saying yes to the Bond C question on Tuesday’s ballot. Bond C authorized the issuance of general obligation bonds for health care facility improvements throughout the state. Included in the bond was $7 million in funding to plan, design, construct, equip and [...]

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New Mexico Mission of Mercy Event to Provide Free Dental Care

NM MOM Las Cruces March 1 – 4, 2012 Mission of Mercy (MOM) is a national organization that has been providing free dental care to individuals in need since 2000. The New Mexico Dental Foundation is planning the second NM MOM to be held in Las Cruces, March 1 – 4, 2012 (one day set [...]

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Volunteer Dentists Hope to Fill in Gaps

Few things hurt worse than a toothache. But for some, going to the dentist to is a luxury they can’t afford — or the nearest one is way down the highway. A group of New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas and California dentists who want to address those needs is offering some relief via a free dental [...]

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Eye on New Mexico

NMDA’s President-elect Wendy Churchill from Anthony, NM will be the host on KOB-TV Ch 4 Sunday, October 3 news program “Eye on New Mexico” at 4:00pm. Dr. Churchill will be discussing Mission of Mercy and policies that are hurting New Mexicans from accessing oral health care such as Gross Receipts Tax on dental care and [...]

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Talking Teeth

Get answers from the experts. Tune in to KNME’s “New Mexico in Focus” for a special segment with the New Mexico Dental Association. In the one-hour program, New Mexico dentists will discuss and answer questions on the importance of oral health and issues that take a bite out of your dental dollar. Also, learn more [...]

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Earle & Moores: Dentists committed to oral health care of Native Americans

Indian Coutry Today – By Kevin Earle & Mark Moores – Native Americans face unique challenges in accessing quality oral health care. That is why the American Dental Association, along with the Arizona and New Mexico dental associations, have been working collaboratively with American Indian tribes, Native communities and health care stakeholders in an effort [...]

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NMDA Garners Gold, Silver Awards

ADA News – Craig Palmer – The New Mexico Dental Association and its state public affairs consultant won awards for statewide grassroots training to educate members on the Brighter Smiles for New Mexico and for Give Kids a Smile activities.

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Eye on New Mexico

Eyewitness News 4 – Dr. Larry Lubar, DDS joins Stuart and Nicole to discuss the upcoming New Mexico Mission of Mercy, a two-day free dental clinic for the working poor. link to video

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Local dentist and his wife open center offering affordable care

The New Mexican – Ana Maria Trujillo – Dental care is out of reach for a lot of people, but Gabriel Roybal, a local dentist, and his wife, Teresa Roybal, who specializes in business, recently opened Northside Dental to offer free or low-cost dental care to people in the community. “The options are grim when [...]

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