In 1988, Dr. Jess Kane, Dr. David Tesini and I formed a dental outreach program to provide preventive dental care to children in need. Project Stretch, Dentistry Reaching Out to Children has been fortunate to be involved in bringing dental healthcare to children in Massachusetts, other areas in the United States and other countries over these past 29 years. The mission of Project Stretch is to not only treat the acute needs of the children we see, but to provide dental health education, fluoride rinse programs and the tools communities need to sustain these goals. We strive to get local Continue Reading
March 21st was the first day of spring. Judging by what we see outside here in New England, spring still seems far away. For millions of people who observe the solar calendar in countries such as Iran, Afghanistan and parts of India, the first day of spring also means the first day of the New Year. This is called Nourooz (Nou=new, rooz=Day) and the current year is 1396. I have many childhood memories about growing up in Iran and celebrating Nourooz. A few weeks before the holiday, a tradition called “Khanetekani” which literally means ‘shaking down the house’ begins. This Continue Reading
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