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White buffolo dental clinic 1

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May 26th 2010

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White buffolo dental clinic 1

  1. 1. 620 20th Street West
  2. 2. • Elementary Classes • High School Classes • Classic Law program • Nurse Practitioner • Dental Clinic •Parenting classes, exercise, sewing, woodwork, powwow dancing, organized sports, after school programs, traditional gatherings such as powwows, round dances, healing circles, hosting VIP’s in sports, entertainment, public servants.
  3. 3. • Dedicated to improve the quality of life and health for children, youth and young adults and their families in the inner city
  4. 4. Free Wall on north side
  5. 5. • Consultant & Referral Dentist • Dental Therapist • Dental Assistant
  6. 6. We provide: • Exams • X-rays • Cleanings • Fluorides • Fillings (white/silver) • Stainless steel crowns • Extractions of primary & adult teeth • Referrals
  7. 7. • Positive dental experience • To approach each patient with gentleness and understanding.
  8. 8. Dental Programs for five high risk schools: • St. Michael • St. Mary • Pleasant Hill School • St. Francis • Princess Alexandra • Enrolment rate in the dental program at most schools is approx 80% of students.
  9. 9. Opportunity to assess their listening abilities and personality
  10. 10. Patient getting a needle
  11. 11. St. Michael Community School
  12. 12. Dental Clinic in St. Michaels
  13. 13. Students from St. Francis
  14. 14. • Walking with students to White Buffalo from Princess Alexandra School
  15. 15. • After 3 pm clinic is open to all other children, youth & adults
  16. 16. Nurse Practitioner
  17. 17. • School Secretary and Community Liason
  18. 18. Provide treatment to: • STC Head Start program • Whitecap School • Bethany Home • Red Willow Centre • Children in private foster care homes
  19. 19. Additional Services: • Group presentations • Exams & fluoride varnishes to Preschoolers in our 5 elementary schools • Home visits
  20. 20. Partnerships in Community • Public Health Services • U of S Dental Department • Switch Program • Catholic Family Services • Salvation Army • Open Door Society • Westside Community Clinic
  21. 21. Patient Statistics • • • • • 97% are from the inner city 90% are under 18yrs old 95% have dental coverage 5% no coverage Most of our adult patients have: – mental health issues – low income – addictions problems or recovering
  22. 22. What a difference a little care makes

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