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Dental Health Month

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Join Us for Dental Health Month 2019!

February is Dental Health Month at Hands On! 

Throughout February we will be hosting fun events and special guests as well as offering FREE dental screenings for kids! Families can visit the child-size dental office exhibit and learn about the importance of a healthy smile through engaging and exciting activities. 

Dental Health Month Highlights & Screening Times

  • FREE dental screenings for kids Saturday, Feb. 16 & 23, and Mar. 2 from 1-3 p.m.
  • Explore the Puget Sound Dental Office Exhibit located in the Emergency! Gallery, February through  Apr. 20.

Make Dental Health Fun!

Meet costumed characters "Batman in Seattle" & "Amazon of Olympia": Feb. 23, 1-3 p.m.

Free & Fun Activities at the Science Table 

Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.

Feb. 9 | How do you chew? Herbivores, Omnivores, and Carnivores
Feb. 16 | Mammoth Mouths
Feb. 23 | Shark Teeth!

Dental Health Month in the MakeSpace

Fridays-Sundays, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Feb. 8-10 | Toothbrush Bots & Mazes
Feb. 16, 18-19 | Silkscreen Printing
Feb. 15, 17 | Makespace Tools: MONSTER MOUTHS!
Feb. 22-24 | Painting on Easels with toothbrushes

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Thank You 2019 Sponsors! 

Exhibit Presenting Sponsor

Hawks Prairie Pediatric Dentistry
Bo M. Davidson, DDS, MS

Screening Sponsor

Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry
Scott T. Rowley, DMD, MSD
Benjamin D. Ruder, DDS
Rosaleen J. Shavron, DMD
Maureen H. Craig, DDS

Dental Appreciation Sponsor

Commencement Bank

Dental Health Leadership Circle

Cooper Moss Advanced Dentistry
de Jesus Orthodontics
Meridian Campus Family Dental
Molina Healthcare
Olympia Pediatric Dentistry, Andrea VanCleave, DDS, MSD
South Sound Family Dentistry
Thurston-Mason Counties Dental Society
Westside Dental; Kyle Winter, DDS

Dental Activity Sponsors

South Bay Periodontics
Rose H. Bailey, DDS
Dr. Joseph Tom Bradley
First Citizens Bank
Providence Health & Services
Russell & Bode Family Dentistry
John C. Walker, DDS
Richard C. Downing, DDS
Dr. Steven Alexander Orthodontics
Gunderson Dental Care
James B. Hutchinson, DDS, PS
Andrew J. Kapust, DDS, PS
McDonald Dentistry
Moss Wall Orthodontics
Eugene Peeples, DDS
Vetter Dental Group
Burkhart Dental Supply


Scott Rowley DMD, MSD 
Ben Ruder, DDS 
Rosaleen J. Shavron, DMD
Maureen H. Craig, DDS 
Spenser Cammack, DDS 
Joshua Carpenter, DMD 
Nataliia Garibov, DDS 
Caitlin Gomez, DMD 
Dr. Hanan Haneda 
Stephen Kern, DMD 
Carol O’Brien, DDS 
Conley Payne, DDS 
Jared Persinger, DDS

Join us as a Sponsor!

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If you are a dental practice in the area or an affiliated business, this is an excellent marketing opportunity for you! As a sponsor, you will receive special benefits including:

  • Your or your practices name on exhibit signage
  • Recognition in issues of our Applause! newsletter (circulation 12,000)
  • Opportunities to volunteer with our children and families during the month of February
If you are interested in becoming a Dental Health Sponsor, please contact us at development@hocm.org or call (360) 956-0818 ext. 163.

Interested in helping out other museum programs? Check out a full list here.