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Dr. Betsy Carmack: Dentist, bodybuilder and worldwide champion. #IE40under40

A “Sports-Center” life Dr. Betsy Carmack has been recognized as one of America’s Best Young Dentists, the 2019 Incisal Edge 40 Under 40 honorees. However, this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to her accomplishments. She and her husband Dr. Tyler Carmack run four dental offices in Bennington, Rutland and Shaftsbury, Vermont and carve out time for humanitarian outreach, family and other passions in life. One that has always been central to Dr. Betsy Carmack’s life:…

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How can dentists support children in need of foster and adoptive parents in Illinois?

Participate in a give back event to benefit Let It Be Us this October in Chicago. Children who are coming out of the hospital. Children who have never celebrated a birthday. Children who require foster parents with knowledge of American Sign Language or those interested in learning. Children who need love and hope. These are just a few of those who find homes through the innovative programming of Let It Be Us. The 501(c)3 Nonprofit and Child Welfare Organization founded…

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Plan an October visit to Chicago and share a toast #LucyTagAFriend

Are you a woman in dentistry? The 2019 Annual Lucy Hobbs Project Celebration October 3-5 in Chicago is the perfect retreat for a dental practice. Thought leaders, panelists and networking events will focus on more than individual wellness. They’ll impart strategies for incorporating wellness concepts throughout a practice to build a happier, more productive and engaged team. The theme: Mind+Body+Soul. Achieve Your Personal Best Balance, At Home & Work.The idea: Celebrate wellness together with your entire team. Visit LucyHobbsBenco on Instagram…

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Celebrating Dental Assistants, All Week Long!

Because one day of celebration just isn’t enough, we set aside an entire week (March 3-9, 2019) to show our appreciation. Your service to patients gets more important with every passing year as the art and science of dentistry evolves and your role grows in complexity. That’s why we love the theme chosen this year by the American Dental Assistants Association: “Today’s Dental Assistant — Polished, Poised and Professional.” Are you ever! We thank you for everything you do every single…

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Watching their giveback grow: Dental team celebrates 24 years of educating kids

Preschoolers in one of the first classes Mary Turcan Majewski, EFDA (shown) taught during National Children’s Dental Health Month are now turning 27. Mary, as part of the duo from Watkins Dental Group in Dallas, Pennsylvania, provides dental education in the community. She explained a bit about the 30-minute program she and colleague Jennifer Clarke, RDH, have been sharing for 24 years at schools, day care centers and Head Start programs. (Photos Courtesy Luzerne County Community College)      

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