Our Second Free Dental Day

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June 25, 2014 was an exciting day for me: I was honored to get to serve my community members who had great need for oral health and could not afford it. As early as April 1, 2014, I made the following announcement on my Facebook:

“My dental office will see, free of charge, as many patients as possible starting at 9 a.m. on June 25. The event operates on a first come, first serve basis for oral cancer screenings, and a choice of an extraction, filling or cleaning. Please come to our dental office, located on 1548East St., across from Shasta Regional Hospital on June 25. Please share this to help someone who needs dental care and cannot afford it.”

On our second Free Dental Day there was huge line of more than thirty people waiting since 4:00 AM.

On the morning of June 25, at 9:00 AM my staff and I went out to greet people waiting in line. There was huge line of more than thirty people waiting. Some said they were in line since 4:00AM. My office parking lots, as well as parking lot next door, were fully

On our second Free Dental Day there was huge line of more than thirty people waiting since 4:00 AM.

On the morning of June 25, at 9:00 AM my staff and I went out to greet people waiting in line. There was huge line of more than thirty people waiting. Some said they were in line since 4:00AM. My office parking lots, as well as parking lot next door, were fully packed.

Extra Help

On our second Free Dental Day, I had employed extra help to be able to serve as many people as possible

I had hired extra help to be able to serve as many people as possible. Throughout the day, my staff and I were all running. We were trying to accommodate all the people who had waited patiently, some over 12 hours. There were young, old, teenagers, and children among them. They were badly in need of dental care, which was overdue for years.

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Many people were badly in need of dental care, which was overdue for years.

Many people were badly in need of dental care, which was overdue for years.

You could not believe how many times my staff and I cried for the pain and suffering they had gone through. I was overwhelmed and embarrassed with their expression of gratitude.

We gave away $11,000 worth of free dental services.

 

 

Our Hygienist

At the end of the day we had given away $11000 worth of free dental services.

  Some people die from dental disease

Many people suffer greatly, as the result of unaffordable Healthcare costs.

According to Harvard Gazette, one person dies every 12 minutes (45,000 deaths annually) from un-affordable Healthcare costs. Healthcare is a huge topic – let’s just consider Dental care.

People don’t realize that dental disease can cause serious illness. The problems are not just cosmetic. Many people die from dental disease.

According to NBC affiliate WLWT, a 24 year old man, Kyle Willis, died because of his infected tooth. Kyle’s tooth started hurting two weeks before his death. When he went to dentist, dentists told him his tooth needed to be pulled; he decided to forgo the procedure, because he was unemployed and had no insurance. When his face started swelling and his head began to ache, Willis went to the emergency room, where he received prescriptions for antibiotics and pain medications. Willis couldn’t afford both, so he chose the pain medications. The tooth infection spread, causing his brain to swell. He died as a result.

 

Between 30 and 50 percent of the population have the most serious dental disease

When people are unemployed or don’t have insurance, where do they go? What do they do? People end up dying from the most treatable diseases in the world.

According to  PBS: “More than 100 million Americans don’t go to the dentist because they can’t afford it. Many end up in severe pain and sometimes they even die!”

According to Dr. Tom McGuire , Dental disease is an epidemic. Ninety percent of the population suffers from some form of this disease. Between 30 and 50 percent of the population have the most serious forms of dental

People want to believe there’s a safety net that catches all of these people, and there isn’t.

More than 2.1 million people, with tooth aches go to emergency rooms

Emergency room visits for dental health have doubled from about a decade ago.  Nationally, more than 2.1 million people, the vast majority of them adults, showed up in emergency rooms with dental pain in 2010 — that’s double the number from just a decade prior. The majority of dental emergency room visits, nearly 80 percent, were for preventable conditions such as abscesses and cavities.

All too often emergency departments become the go-to place for treatment even though many visits could be prevented with the right outpatient care at the right time,” said Joan Randell, deputy director of The Nicholson Foundation. “We hope that hospital systems and policymakers consider implementing the recommendations to strengthen the community-based dental safety net.”

Many ER dental visits involve the same patients seeking additional care. In Minnesota, nearly 20 percent of all dental-related ER visits are return trips, the report said. That’s because emergency rooms generally are not staffed by dentists. Doctors might offer pain relief and medicine for infected gums, but not much more for dental patients. And many patients are unable to find or afford follow-up treatment, so they end up back in the emergency room.

I think emergency departments should have a dental chair and a dentist on call.

Thousands of dentists across the country and I see patients who are struggling financially and have put off regular dental care. The result is that people are living with infection and pain, and it’s impacting their health and quality of life.

A Report of the Surgeon General indicates that people with low income and racial and ethnic minorities are particularly vulnerable.

 

Less than 1% of dental services are covered by Medicare

Neither Medicare nor the Affordable Care Act includes adult dental coverage, although some pediatric dental care is covered. Even the Medigap insurance that adults buy to expand their plans’ benefits still won’t cover dental procedures. Less than 1% of dental services are covered by Medicare.

Education is Key

Your teeth can last a lifetime if you practice basic dental care, which involves brushing and flossing regularly, eating a mouth-healthy diet, and visiting your dentist and/or dental hygienist for regular checkups and cleanings.

The problem is that most of us are not familiar with ‘mouth-healthy diet”

Changes begin in your mouth the minute you start to eat certain foods. After eating sugar-containing foods, carbohydrates, along with bacteria in your mouth, you begin to make acids. When you eat ferment-able carbohydrates – foods containing sugar — the bacteria in your mouth use the sugar for fuel and produce acids as a waste product.  Acidic media in your mouth can dissolve enamel in less than five minutes. Regular acid assaults on enamel can wear holes in teeth, commonly called

 

Eating foods containing sugar help fast multiplication of bacteria

In addition to cavity formation, eating foods containing sugar help fast multiplication of bacteria which use carbohydrate as fuel. These bacteria then colonize and attach themselves to the tooth’s smooth surface. This results to dental plaque formation. Dental plaque is a biofilm, usually a pale yellow filmthat develops on the teeth.

 

Dental plaque results to Calculus formation

Continual accumulation of minerals from saliva on plaque, results in calculus or tartar formation which is a form of hardened plaque. Levels of calculus and location of formation varies from one person to another, and are affected by oral hygiene habits, access to professional care, diet, age, ethnic origin, time since last dental cleaning, systemic disease, and the use of prescription medications.

 

Calculus formations results in periodontal diseases

A build-up of plaque and calculus can lead to inflamed and infected gums. Mild gum disease is called gingivitis and is not usually serious; however this condition is a predisposition to the start of periodontitis. More severe gum disease, called periodontitis, can lead to teeth falling out. This condition, simply put, is the loss of tooth supporting structures, (bone and gum support).

 

Periodontal diseases can result to heart attack and stroke

Because periodontal disease is a bacterial infection, periodontal bacteria can enter the blood stream and travel to major organs and begin new infections. Both the heart and the brain are some of the most susceptible organs.

“A lot of studies suggest that oral health, and gum disease in particular, are related to serious conditions like heart disease,” says periodontist Sally Cram, DDS, a spokeswoman for the American Dental Association.

According to the Academy of Periodontology, people with periodontal disease are almost twice as likely to have coronary artery disease (also called heart disease). And one study found that the presence of common problems in the mouth, including gum disease (gingivitis), cavities, and missing teeth, were as good at predicting heart disease as cholesterol levels . Periodontal disease has also been linked to stroke.   Latest studies showed possible link between Alzheimer disease and periodontal disease.

Bottom Line:

 

If you like to keep good oral health do the followings:

 

1)  Brush twice a day and floss at least once a day regularly.

 

2) See your dentist every six months for dental hygiene and checkup.

 

3) Eatmouth-healthy Food. Avoid sugary, starchy food and alcoholic drinks. These create a favorable environment for oral bacterial growth.  They also have a drying effect, which reduces saliva flow and allows foul-smelling bacteria to linger longer.

 

4) If you have to eat sugary food, coffee, starchy food, and alcoholic drinks make sure to rinse your mouth with a mouth wash or water immediately after. There is a product on the market that targets only the bad bacteria in the mouth. It’s called EvoraPlus and it works great.

 

There is a definite need to give assistance to those less fortunate. We look forward to another successful event next time and will keep the public up to date with what is to come in the future.

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In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of General Dentistry awarded Dr. Carter a Certificate of Mastership (MAGD) in General Dentistry. According to the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, only 1% of US dentists achieve this high level of advancement. Dr. Carter is a Certified and Preferred Provider of Invisalign. She has successfully treated over 500 patients with Invisalign. For more information please visit www.drparvincarer.com

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Why People of Redding are The Best

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On May 8, 2014, we received a message, on our Facebook; (https://www.facebook.com/drparvincarter). Rachel Thibeault , one of our “Fans”  asked to help posting her fund raiser site at : http://www.gofundme.com/Last-wish-for-Nana

This was what Rachel asked her community for help:

“Cynthia Hagan mother of 5 Nana to 9.In 2006 she was diagnosed with breast cancer. In 2012 it returned and it had Metastasis into her sternum and around her heart. Over the last 2 years she has done chemo, radiation, and surgery but it has not helped. It has now spread to her brain. Her doctors recently told her there is nothing more they can do. She also lost her mother and brother this last year. She also lost her home in the Clover fire in Sept. Saying this has been a tough year is an understatement. Still she has stayed hopeful. Her wish is to take her family on vacation. She wants a vacation so she can see everyone smiling and having fun!! Raising 5 kids didn’t leave much money and she has never been able to take her family on vacation. Can you please help bring a last wish to life for an amazing Nana and mom? We would be so appreciative and eternally grateful to you to know she got her last wish and to see her happy! You are making a wish come true for a very special person!!!!! Thank You all so much for taking your time to read her story please share!!!!!”

We sent two of our employees to visit with this Redding mother and take pictures of her and family.

We then posted the story Rachel wrote (above), and added: the following in our Facebook:

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Help This Mother’s Last Wish to Come True :
Can you please help bring a last wish to life for an amazing Nana and mother? We are asking your donation. If she meets her goal, we will choose one of the donors to get life time (as long as we are in business) free dental whitening at Dr. Parvin Carter, DDS, MAGD. Here is where you could make the donation:  http://www.gofundme.com/Last-wish-for-Nana.

The following weekend I went, along with my mother and my husband, to visit Cynthia at her home and invited Cynthia and her son Nick to go to dinner with us at Olive Garden.

Cynthia ate very little, she said she mostly drank protein shakes for food, when she could afford it.

She told us of her life story, how she had to clean houses to raise her five children and never afforded to go to any vacation. She was so kind and caring. She talked about all her children and grandchildren.  She talked about hardship that had happened to her and family yet she showed so much love and pride for how she stood behind her children.

She was so thankful and happy about the caring nature of our community. So many people had sent their prayers and donations.

We took the following picture before leaving Olive Garden. The posted on our Facebook:

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“Few days ago I requested your help to make the last wish of this Redding’s Mother to come true. Over 12000 residents of Redding read and shared our announcement and are already praying for her. Many of you send messages that you are willing to donate a gift for a fund raising auctions we decided to have a fund raising event for her on Wednesday July 9th, 6:30-9:30 Pm. We will announce the location later. All contributing businesses could have a table in the auction. In the meantime please pray for Cindy’s recovery. You could make a donation below:
Thank you and god bless you.
http://www.gofundme.com/Last-wish-for-Nana

 

We then found an event organizer who volunteered to do the July 9th dinner and Auction. Several businesses volunteered to help and be present on July 9th event.

We expressed our appreciations to all these kindness of our community by posting the following on our Facebook:

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Unfortunately, On June 25, I received a telephone call from Rachel, Cyndy’s daughter, that Cynthia died on June 24th. E posted the following on our Facebook on June 25:

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“We Regret announcing the passing of Cynthia Hagen, of Redding. Cynthia
was diagnosed with cancer. She also lost her mother and brother last year, along with her home in the Clover fire. Her wish was to take her family on a dream vacation to Disneyland. On May 8th, I request your help to make her last wish to come true. Over 23000 of you read and shared our announcement. You made donation of funds and prayers. I would like to thank you . God bless you all.
Here is the message her daughter Rachel sent me on June 27th:
“Our family would like to thank everyone for their support, prayers, donations, and love. On June 24th our mother no longer had to fight she was at peace with her children by her side. She felt so blessed to have so many people care and show such compassion. She has never wanted anyone to be sad but remember the good times and smile therefore we will be celebrating her life that’s what she wanted. Please see:

https://www.facebook.com/events/523993221061570/?source=3&source_newsfeed_story_type=regular&fref=nf

On June 28, the celebration of the life of Cynthia Hagen was held with family and friends at Caldwell Park:

Rachel

I wanted to go to her celebration of life very badly. I lost my 22 year old daughter who was killed by a drunk driver many years ago. Since then,  I lost my ability to deal with any loss. I just could not be there.

This morning, June 29, I called Rachel, asked her how Cynthia’s Life Celebration went. She referred me to the following Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/523993221061570/?source=3&source_newsfeed_story_type=regular&fref=nf

When I saw the picture of flying balloons, I was reminded of the following poem from Rumi:

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My soul wants to fly away
When your presence call it so sweetly.
My soul wants to take flight,
When you whisper, Arise
A fish wants to dive
From dry land into the ocean,
When it hears the drum beating ,Return

 

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In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of General Dentistry awarded Dr. Carter a Certificate of Mastership (MAGD) in General Dentistry. According to the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, only 1% of US dentists achieve this high level of advancement. Dr. Carter is a Certified and Preferred Provider of Invisalign. She has successfully treated over 500 patients with Invisalign. Please see www.drparvincarter.com

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A Picture Tour of my Mission in Lima Peru

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This is a picture tour of my mission to Lima Peru.

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In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of General Dentistry awarded Dr. Carter a Certificate of Mastership (MAGD) in General Dentistry. According to the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, only 1% of US dentists achieve this high level of advancement. Dr. Carter is a Certified and Preferred Provider of Invisalign. She has successfully treated over 400 patients with Invisalign.

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My Mission in Lima Peru

 

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We left Redding CA on Saturday May 10, 2014 to San Francisco. Next day our team left San Francisco at 4:00 AM, with 58 boxes, full of medical supplies to Lima Peru.  When we got to Lima it was so late it took forever for customs to go through our boxes. It was 2am before we went to bed. Next morning we went to the hospital. It is 200 years old. The wards are all open to the outside where people line up.  There were 100 people waiting in line on the first day.The surgery starts at 7a.m.

Every day we get up at 5:00 am, and then get back by 8:00 p.m. when we eat and go to bed. We have been working every day except Sunday.

I love the kids that we are doing surgery for their cleft palate.  I have taken photos before and after and they are so cute. I have been able to converse with them and give them toys. I feel so sorry for them to have such a severe opening on their lips.

One child was so cute he was scared going in the surgery room, then after surgery, he gave me a high 5 even as he was waking up from the sleep. I love these kids so much. These procedures are life changing for them. There are so many stories to tell about them. I love them. I feel so bad when I see their sweet little bodies going through all these.

It is like a different world here, like a different planet. The food has a lot of Carbs and lots of rice potatoes and occasionally with some chicken.

People are so appreciative of what we do. I love the sweet hearts when they are crying. After the surgery their cry is with pain and breaks my heart.  I hold them and just kiss them and rock them.

I have a lot of stories to tell.  This man came by a boat for 2 days on the water,  to get to land and then another 8 hours by bus and slept on the steps of the hospital to have his 8 month old baby with cleft palate to get the surgery. He came all by himself. He was so kind and sweet to his baby.

Every day I have been in the surgery room. Yesterday we did pharyngeal flap , this is to get some tissue from the back of the throat and increase the tissue on the tonsil area so the kid can talk. We then did another surgery to remove the scars from his lips and revised it.  It looked beautiful. I worked with the director of the medical team Dr. Denise Dunden.

Today after making the rounds and checking on the new admissions and seeing couple of patients, I went to the surgery with Dr. Bob Ryan.  He did unbelievable work.  He made the incision so the face wouldn’t pull when smiling, just like the zigzag line. I helped from the beginning to the end. The patient was a 17 year old she said she is so tired of people staring at her face she want this to be fixed and was crying before putting her to sleep the anesthesiologist is  a young resident from UC Davis. He is very kind.

I am sitting in the lobby and writing, it is about 10 p.m. I am ready to fall over the chair I bet I walked 12 miles today back and forth.

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In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of General Dentistry awarded Dr. Carter a Certificate of Mastership (MAGD) in General Dentistry. According to the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, only 1% of US dentists achieve this high level of advancement. Dr. Carter is a Certified and Preferred Provider of Invisalign. She has successfully treated over 400 patients with Invisalign.

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Affordable Dental Care

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There are 130 million Americans without dental insurance. Taking care of our teeth is an increasingly expensive proposition.The cost of dental care has been consistently risen twice the average inflation rate during the past half a century. According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. residents spent $108 billion on dental care in 2010 -much of it out of pocket.

We Cannot Afford to Ignore Our Dental Care

Dental care is essential to obtaining and maintaining a health body. Lack of dental care could result to life threatening dispraises such as:

Heart attack, strokeAlzheimer diseasePancreatic cancer,  Pneumonia, Respiratory Tract Infection,Breast cancer, Diabetes Knee arthritis, Premature birth, and  low birth weight (PLBW) babies. 

What Could We Do to Reduce Our Own Dental Care Costs:

1)  Brush twice a day and floss at least once a day regularly.

2) See your dentist every six months for dental hygiene and check up.

3) Eat  mouth-healthy Food. Avoid sugary, starchy food, coffee and alcoholic drinks. These create a favorable environment for oral bacterial growth.  They also have a drying effect, which reduces saliva flow and allows foul-smelling bacteria to linger longer.

4) If you have to eat sugary food, coffee, starchy food, coffee and alcoholic drinks make sure to rinse your mouth with a mouth wash immediately after. There is  a product on the market that targets only the bad bacteria in the mouth. It’s called EvoraPlus and it works great .

What Could Our Dentists Do to Help Low Income Families?

In order to help low-income families without dental insurance and make dental care more affordable, my office held a free dental care day October 24, 2013. I had made the following announcement three weeks before:

“My dental office will see, free of charge, as many patients as possible starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on October 24. The event operates on a first come, first serve basis for oral cancer screenings, and a choice of an extraction, filling or cleaning. Please come to our dental office, located on 1548 East St., across from Shasta Regional Hospital on October 24. Please share this to help someone who needs dental care and cannot afford it”

On the morning of October 25, my husband went to office; he said there were people who had come from all over as early as 6 a.m. sitting on a chair, covering themselves from cold weather, with a blanket waiting for 9 a.m. get in. Both my office parking lot and next door parking were fully packed.

Throughout the day my staff and I were all running. We were trying to accommodate all the people who had waited patiently, some for all day in a long line. There were young, old, teenagers and children among them. They were badly in need of dental care, which was overdue for years. You could not believe how many times I cried for the pain and suffering they had gone through. I was overwhelmed and embarrassed with their expression of gratitude. Here is what one of our patients wrote on our face book:

“Thank you Soooo much Mrs. Carter. I came to receive free treatment from you, I was fortunate to be # 10. You have tremendously blessed me and I am so very grateful. I am pain free for the first time in over a year!!!!!”

I was very bothered when I got home at 7:30 p.m. I was asking myself, how could we be the richest nation on earth yet some of us suffering so badly and deprived from the most essential services?

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In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of General Dentistry awarded Dr. Carter a Certificate of Mastership (MAGD) in General Dentistry. According to the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, only 1% of US dentists achieve this high level of advancement. Dr. Carter is a Certified and Preferred Provider of Invisalign. She has successfully treated over 380 patients with Invisalign.

People Can’t Afford Dental Care

Dr. Parvin Carter

There are 130 million Americans without dental insurance. Taking care of our teeth is an increasingly expensive proposition.The cost of dental care has been consistently risen twice the average inflation rate during the past half a century. According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. residents spent $108 billion on dental care in 2010 -much of it out of pocket.

We Cannot Afford to Ignore Our Dental Care

Dental care is essential to obtaining and maintaining a health body. Lack of dental care could result to life threatening dispraises such as:

Heart attack, strokeAlzheimer diseasePancreatic cancer,  Pneumonia, Respiratory Tract Infection,Breast cancer, Diabetes Knee arthritis, Premature birth, and  low birth weight (PLBW) babies. 

What Could We Do to Reduce Our Own Dental Care Costs:

1)  Brush twice a day and floss at least once a day regularly.

2) See your dentist every six months for dental hygiene and check up.

3) Eat  mouth-healthy Food. Avoid sugary, starchy food, coffee and alcoholic drinks. These create a favorable environment for oral bacterial growth.  They also have a drying effect, which reduces saliva flow and allows foul-smelling bacteria to linger longer.

4) If you have to eat sugary food, coffee, starchy food, coffee and alcoholic drinks make sure to rinse your mouth with a mouth wash immediately after. There is  a product on the market that targets only the bad bacteria in the mouth. It’s called EvoraPlus and it works great .

What Could Our Dentists Do to Help Low Income Families?

In order to help low-income families without dental insurance, my office held a free dental care day October 24, 2013. I had made the following announcement three weeks before:

“My dental office will see, free of charge, as many patients as possible starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on October 24. The event operates on a first come, first serve basis for oral cancer screenings, and a choice of an extraction, filling or cleaning. Please come to our dental office, located on 1548 East St., across from Shasta Regional Hospital on October 24. Please share this to help someone who needs dental care and cannot afford it”

On the morning of October 25, my husband went to office; he said there were people who had come from all over as early as 6 a.m. sitting on a chair, covering themselves from cold weather, with a blanket waiting for 9 a.m. get in. Both my office parking lot and next door parking were fully packed.

Throughout the day my staff and I were all running. We were trying to accommodate all the people who had waited patiently, some for all day in a long line. There were young, old, teenagers and children among them. They were badly in need of dental care, which was overdue for years. You could not believe how many times I cried for the pain and suffering they had gone through. I was overwhelmed and embarrassed with their expression of gratitude. Here is what one of our patients wrote on our face book:

“Thank you Soooo much Mrs. Carter. I came to receive free treatment from you, I was fortunate to be # 10. You have tremendously blessed me and I am so very grateful. I am pain free for the first time in over a year!!!!!”

I was very bothered when I got home at 7:30 p.m. I was asking myself, how could we be the richest nation on earth yet some of us suffering so badly and deprived from the most essential services?

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In dentistry experience and Continuing Education are everything. Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Practicing General Dentistry and 25 years in Orthodontics. She has thousands of hours of advanced training. In 2000, Academy of General Dentistry awarded Dr. Carter a Certificate of Mastership (MAGD) in General Dentistry. According to the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, only 1% of US dentists achieve this high level of advancement. Dr. Carter is a Certified and Preferred Provider of Invisalign. She has successfully treated over 360 patients with Invisalign.

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Please Help Victims of Oklahoma Tornado

 

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Please join us to help those affected by the tornado in Oklahoma.Our hearts goes out to those affected by the tornado in Oklahoma If you want to send a $10 donation to the Disaster Relief fund via text message, you can do so by texting the word REDCROSS to 90999. If you can afford to donate more, the Red Cross has set up shelters in various communities. You can donate to the Red Cross Disaster Relief fund

 

Dr. Parvin Carter has over 30 years of experience in Dentistry; she is a Preferred Provider of Invisalign and the director of A Redding Invisalign Center. She received her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery, from Indiana University Dental School, in 1982, after which she immediately opened her private practice.
In July 1990 she received fellowship award from academy of General Dentistry. This award requires 600 hours of continuing education and passing required examination. In July 2000 Dr. Carter received Mastership award from Academy of General Dentistry. This is the highest award for continuing education. This award requires 800hours of participation in dentistry specialties. According to the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry, only 1% of US dentists achieve this high level of advancement.
Dr. Carter’s expertises are:
Invisalign, orthodontics, advanced TMJ treatment, oral surgery, sleep Disorders, placement of implants, restorations of cosmetic dentistry, whole mouth rehabilitation, fixed and removable prosthodontic, periodontics (soft tissue management), tooth and implant supported over dentures, endodontics, molars and anterior.