Pumpkin Decorating For Charity

November 5th, 2015

Corbridge Orthodontics Rallies Around the Ronald McDonald House This Halloween

Fall is a wonderful time of the year. The autumn leaves are changing; the weather is getting a bit nippier, and let’s not forget one of the most important parts of the fall season, Halloween. Candy, costumes, and of course, pumpkins; all traditional staples to this festive holiday, Dr. Corbridge and the team wanted to assist in these traditions for those who are less fortunate. That’s why last month Dr. Corbridge and staff worked together with surrounding doctors in the community to help support the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas with some beautifully decorated pumpkins.

The plan was to drop off undecorated pumpkins at the offices of doctors around the community with some art kits. Once completed Dr. Corbridge and the rest of his orthodontic staff would go around, collecting these newly painted pumpkins, and donate them to the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas for their Halloween Bash. From spooky themes to our favorite movie characters, these offices really outdid themselves this year, and we couldn’t be more proud.

Together with the help of Teen Team, Young Friends Group, Cops & Kids organization, and many other affiliated groups, the Ronald McDonald House worked to put on one of the best Halloween Bashes yet! Seeing the smiles of all the children who attended this event made all the “hard work” we put in totally worth it. We were so thrilled to be a part of an event like this, and would love to help out again some time in the future. If you have any questions about participating in an event like this, or would just like to help volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas, we highly encourage and recommend it! Thanks for reading and we’ll talk to you soon!

Corbridge Orthodontics Teams Up With “Give Kids a Smile”

April 15th, 2015

Dr. Corbridge Donates Orthodontic Treatment to Underprivileged Youths

This month, Dr. Corbridge participated in an inspirational community outreach event hosted by the charity, Give Kids a Smile. For those who might not be aware, Give Kids a Smile is associated with the American Dental Association (ADA) and works with them to make sure all standards are met during these occasions. The purpose of this event was to provide free dental examinations and treatment to the children of low-income families. Dr. Corbridge attended this event and granted one lucky child full orthodontic treatment, including braces and retainers, absolutely free!

While Give Kids a Smile, in association with the ADA, hosted this event, this function would not be possible without the support and cooperation of the community at large. Dentists, orthodontists, and other oral care professionals all volunteer their time and expertise to help better the smiles and lives of children who would otherwise be unable to afford such treatment. Dr. Corbridge’s role at this event was to give complimentary orthodontic screenings and special consultations to the children in the area and assist in improving the overall oral health of each participating child.

Beyond simple treatment, dentists and orthodontists like Dr. Corbridge also see this as an opportunity to educate families, and children in particular, about proper oral care. Dental and dietary information, caring for your orthodontic braces, and basic oral hygiene were all topics discussed at this event.

Shown to the right is a picture of Dr. Corbridge with a lovely young lady whom he had the pleasure of meeting at this event. During her consultation, it was revealed to her that she would receive full orthodontic treatment from start to finish, at no charge! With a beaming smile, she was extremely grateful to Dr. Corbridge for this opportunity.

Find Out How You Can Get Involved

As the many participants of the event will tell you, it’s not simply about the treatment; it’s about the children and their smiles. It truly warmed our hearts to see the children and their healthy smiles after this type of event, and this is one that we at Corbridge Orthodontics look forward to participating in again. If you would like to learn more about this charity and see how you can help out too, feel free to visit Give Kids a Smile on the web and learn more.

Corbridge Orthodontics’ Annual Holiday Food Drive

December 17th, 2014

It’s that time of year for holiday parties, family gatherings, and cheer! Unfortunately, many parents this season won’t have the means to provide their families with a warm meal. Corbridge Orthodontics wanted to give back to the communities that have given us so much and assist less fortunate families during this Holiday Season.

From mid November until Decmeber 11th, we collected 210 food items that we donated to Frisco Family Services and Frisco FastPacs. Frisco Family Services is a 20 year old institution that helps members of the community that are facing hunger and other life challenges improve their quality of life and become self sufficient. FastPacs is a local organization that is dedicated to ending childhood hunger in the area. Patients received one Corbridge Coin for every five items they brought into our office.

We could not be prouder of our patients, their families, staff, and other members of the community that have contributed to our effort to make the lives of those less fortunate a little bit easier during the Holidays. Although we did not reach our initial goal of 500 food items, we still made a real impact on many people’s lives and have something to shoot for next year’s drive.

From everyone at Corbridge Orthodontics, Happy Hollidays!

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