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It Might Get Crazy!

Something is happening soon that could knock the socks off of dentistry as we know it. Please read until the end to find out what it is! Here’s the story.

Of all the mega humongous dental conventions, the Chicago Midwinter is by far our favorite. This year it will be held on February 25th -27th, and it’s moving to the new western side of the fabulous McCormick Center in Chicago.

One of the reasons the Chicago Midwinter is so great is that each year on the night before the convention kicks off, Oral Health America presents their annual gala. Not only is OHA a great charity that helps to bring dental health to many underserved Americans, they host a kick-ass event that is one of the best in the field.

The Oral Health America annual gala is a who’s who of the dental profession. All of the top clinicians, lecturers, industry giants and other assorted superstars are there. As a charitable event which is open to the public, many caring dentists attend to give back to the profession and get to rub shoulders and mingle with the stars of dentistry.

The event includes an open bar, great food, live music, cool auctions and is always guaranteed to be a fun night of festivity. We urge you to attend. If you’re not sure, read on!

The thing about these charity events is that sometimes they can be a little, well, stiff. Well – you won’t believe who those wise (or possibly daring) folks at Oral Health America have invited this year to spice it up a bit. That’s right-

THE MADOW BROTHERS will be performing their one-of-a-kind off the wall totally crazy dental musical entertainment at the OHA Gala!!

Maybe the good folks at Oral Health America didn’t know what they were getting into when they invited The Madow Brothers – but it is very safe to say that this will be an event like no other!!

If you’ve seen us perform before, you know that nothing is off limits, no cows are sacred, and the only thing that is certain is that anything goes!! This will be a first in dentistry, and you gotta be there to witness this historic night!

Can you imagine what will happen when the crazy guys of dentistry take the stage at this event? It’s our goal to make sure it will be a night to remember!

Of course we are donating our time and further contributing by purchasing a full table – and we would love to see you there! It’s on Wednesday February 24th at beautiful Union Station in Chicago. The premier event in dentistry will get totally crazy this year! (Even if you can’t make it, it would be fantastic to give them a donation. But hey – you should be there!)

Check it out by clicking here.

Oh – and by the way – we will be doing our now famous full day program – “How To Love Dentistry, Have Fun and Get Rich!” on Saturday February 27th, also at The Chicago Midwinter Meeting. Why not do a Madow Brothers doubleheader?? You won’t have as much fun and learn as much at the same time anywhere in dentistry!!

This Is Guaranteed To Make You Feel Good About Dentistry!

One of the great things about dentistry is being able to enhance patient’s lives so significantly. Allowing people to look better, smile more readily, be free of pain, chew and function normally, live longer and have nice fresh breath for speaking and kissing are just a few of the things we do to improve the lives of everyone we touch. Even the most basic dental procedures are incredibly important – without good dental hygiene and regular cleanings millions more teeth would be lost every year.

Unfortunately even in the United States there are many citizens who have little or no access to oral health care. Many of these people, especially children, will have their futures dampened due to dental disease and lack of care. At The Madow Group, we are huge believers in helping the less fortunate achieve excellent dental health. We urge you to make 2010 the year that you help a few members of your community by providing free or low cost dental treatment. It will make you, the entire team and your patients feel even better about what you do.

Want to get involved on a larger scale? There are ways that you can touch thousands of deserving people from traditionally underserved parts of the country. For over fifty years, Oral Health America has been improving public health by eliminating oral disease through educating and empowering communities to provide access to care, and advocating for policies that create oral health parity.

Here are just a few examples of their great work:

ACCESS: OHA is close to their goal of providing 1,000,000 dental sealants to 225,000 children by 2010.

EDUCATION: Their messages of dental hygiene, proper professional care and healthy food choices have appeared in news sources which have reached over 170 million people.

ADVOCACY: For every American that lacks medical insurance, approximately two lack dental insurance. Only about one third of children covered by Medicaid obtain dental services each year. Oral Health America is advocating for the mouth to be included as one of our nation’s healthcare priorities, and is working in partnership with other oral health leaders to educate policymakers about disparities in access, social and economic equity, workforce, and effective community-based interventions.

We support this fantastic organization and hope that you will too. Please visit their website at www.oralhealthamerica.org to learn about the multitude of things they are doing to educate and improve the oral health care of so many in this country. While you are there learning about the fantastic work of this organization, we urge you to donate whatever you can afford. It’s guaranteed to make you feel even better about the great things we do in dentistry!