Apple Tree in the news: Sonrisas expands offerings

Coverage of Apple Tree’s Sonrisas, CA, clinic in the Half Moon Bay, CA, Review: Sonrisas Community Dental Center — a nonprofit Coastside clinic offering affordable dental care to low-income residents — is now affiliated with Apple Tree Dental, a Minnesota-based nonprofit with a similar goal. The shift has allowed the Coastside clinic to expand its offerings,…

Appendix A to Part 92— Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Nondiscrimination Statement: Discrimination is Against the Law

Apple Tree Dental complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  Apple Tree Dental does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Apple Tree Dental : • Provides free aids…

New York Times: Sealants are a deal you should accept

The New York Times finds that when your dentist offers sealants for your children, “it’s a deal you should accept.” Here’s the story: Your dentist has probably offered dental sealants for your child. Mine has. Without knowing whether they work, I’ve always accepted them. Turns out, this was a good move. Introduced in the 1960s,…

Remembering Dr. Christopher Kelley

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Dr. Christopher Kelley, an on-call dentist at our Madelia Center who also owned a practice in Jordan, MN. Please keep Dr. Kelley’s family and the Madelia staff in your thoughts.

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Pew Research identifies gaps in senior oral health

Pew Research has identified the alarming gap in the oral health of the country’s oldest citizens: While U.S. seniors are keeping their teeth longer than they did in the past, many are unable to access preventive dental care or treatment to keep their mouths healthy. Senior citizens—those 65 and older—made up 15 percent of the…