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Tribute to Gertrude E. Curtis, one of the first African-American female dentists

  • February 12, 2019
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To celebrate Black History Month, let’s shine a spotlight on this unsung groundbreaking woman. Biographical information was in short supply, but The New York Age, an African-American newspaper, featured Dr. Gertrude E. Curtis prominently in its society pages. The New York Age masthead, circa 1912. It was 1909 when Gertrude E. Curtis graduated from the College of Dental Surgery in Philadelphia. Dr. Curtis appears to have been raised in Bradford, New York, and practiced in New York City. The Wilkes-Barre…

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This Valentine’s Day, support Keep A Breast and Fall in Love with Natural Extensions® Earloop Face Masks.

The Lucy Hobbs Project members are invited to support the Keep A Breast Foundation during the month of February with a special offer. This Valentine’s Day, Fall in Love with Natural Extensions® Earloop Face Masks. Buy eight boxes, get two free. Use coupon code: LUVLUCY For each Fuchsia Earloop Face Mask box you buy, a donation will be made to the Keep a Breast Foundation. The Keep A Breast Foundation is a non-profit organization that uses art and educational programs…

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Benco Dental’s Lucy Hobbs Project hosts three February events in Midwest

  • January 29, 2019
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Inspiring speakers, the latest in dental technologies, innovative agendas – The Lucy Hobbs Project invites members of the dental community to experience these at three February events where they can make a difference in their careers, communities and the lives of their patients. In the Midwest next month, free events will be hosted on the regional and collegiate level; registration is currently open. “The Lucy Hobbs Project is dedicated to offering diverse events across the country,” said Rachel Pugh, Branding…

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5 ways penmanship can boost your #dentalpractice on #NationalHandwritingDay

  • January 28, 2019
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Handwriting — yours is as individual as your dental style. In celebration of the this week’s #NationalHandwritingDay — January 23 — put your personal spin on these five suggestions to improve your dental brand, your way. 1. Draft handwritten kudos cards for your #dentalstaff.  ( https://www.bencoprints.com/ ) 2. Personalize birthday messages and #milestonemoment notes to celebrate your #dentalpatients. 3. Incorporate a Ucreate digital play panel by NunoErin® into your pediatric space to offer young patients a place to doodle their caries…

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02.07 in Columbus? Join Dr. Phing Saurer & Lucy Hobbs Project for education, empowerment

  • January 28, 2019
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February event addresses The Opioid Crisis: What We Don’t Fix Cannot Heal and honors 15 support specialists A few days remain to nominate dental support specialists local to Columbus, Ohio for an upcoming honor. The support team surrounding a dentist is critical for creating success in the practice. The Lucy Hobbs Project, powered by Benco Dental, in collaboration with host River Park Dental will recognize 15 local support specialists at a February event. January 5 is the final day to…

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