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Dental Health Month

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Thank You for Making Dental Health Month a Huge Success in 2018!

February is Dental Health Month at Hands On! Throughout the month, we will be hosting a ton of fun activities throughout the Museum as well as offering free dental screenings. 

Dental Exhibit will be closing on April 16. Thank you for your patience as we prepare for the reopening of the Baby Nursery, coming April 20. 

Dental Health Month Highlights

  • First Friday Night, February 2, 5-9pm: Learn about the importance of dental hygiene through fun and interactive exhibits and activities
  • Free dental health screenings 
  • Explore the Puget Sound Dental Office Exhibit located in the Emergency! Gallery 

Dental Screening Times

Friday, Feb. 2, 6-8pm
Saturday, Feb. 3, 10, 17 & 24, 12-2pm
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 7-8pm

Make Dental Health Fun!

Meet Batman in Seattle on Feb. 17, 10am-2pm 

Dental Health Month Sponsors

Thank you 2018 Dental Health Month Sponsors!

Exhibit Presenting Sponsor

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

Special Guest Sponsor

Lacey Modern Dentistry
My Kid's Dentist and Orthodontics; Bonney Lake & Puyallup

Dental Health Leadership Circle

Bo M. Davidson, DDS, MS
Lacey Modern Dentistry
My Kid's Dentist & Orthodontics; Bonney Lake & Puyallup
Cooper Moss Advanced Dentistry
Olympia Pediatric Dentistry, Andrea VanCleave, DDS, MSD
Thurston-Mason Counties Dental Society
United Healthcare Community Plan - Brian Johnson
South Sound Family Dentistry
Westside Dental; Kyle Winter, DDS

Dental Health Sponsors

Steven R. Alexander Orthodontics

Rose H. Bailey, DDS 

First Citizens Bank

Robert Perlot, DMD, MS Orthodontics

Providence Health & Services

Russell & Bode Family Dentistry

Smiles Dental Tumwater

John C. Walker, DDS

Richard C. Downing, DDS

Gunderson Dental Care

James B. Hutchinson, DDS, PS

Andrew J. Kapust, DDS, PS

Moss Wall Orthodontics

South Bay Periodontics

Vetter Dental Group

Eugene Peeples, DDS

Burkhart Dental Supply


Scott Rowley, DMD, MSD
Ben Ruder, DDS
Maureen Craig, DDS
Greg Psaltis, DDS
Thomas Duffy, DDS
Caitlin Gomez, DMD
Arne Gundersen, DDS
Khealynn Harris, DMD
Yathi Lingham, DDS
Christopher Merchant, DDS
Jagger Sapp, DDS

Join us as a Sponsor!

Dental health dentist

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(at)hocm.org or call (360) 956-0818 ext. 163.

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