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Service to Veterans
VETERANS

By Barry Finnemore

JACOB FOUTZ, DMD, AND ADAM FOX,
DMD, were at a professional conference
last September when they heard a
presentation about "Freedom Day USA,"
a national day during which businesses
honor service members, military veterans
and their immediate families with
free services.
The presentation, by a West Virginia
dentist who had launched the event several
years ago through his multiple practices,
included a moving video featuring the song
"I'm Already There" and showing service
people reuniting with their loved ones.
For Drs. Foutz and Fox, their charge
was clear.

Dr. Fox's office
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"Jake and I both looked at each other and
said, 'We gotta do this,'" recalled Dr. Fox.
The following month, the two Medford
dentists and their staffs dedicated Oct. 12 to
military members, veterans and their families,
providing pro bono dental care. Services
ranged from exams and extractions to fillings,
oral cancer screenings and cleanings. They
were the first dentists-indeed, the first
businesses-to participate in the event in
Oregon, Dr. Fox noted.
"We were all pumped up at the office to
do this-our assistants, hygienists and front
office," he said. "We were all excited to be
doing something good for people who've
done so much for us."

Dr. Foutz and Dr. Fox
Oregon Dental Association



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Membership Matters - March 2018

Nicaragua
New Members, Board Meeting Highlights
Events and Education
Molar Movement
Insider Results
ODA Member Benefit of the Month
Compliance Corner
Through the Loupes
The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Dentistry
Dentists Take Bite Out of Opioid Epidemic
Service to Veterans
Dental Foundation of Oregon
Health Beyond Communities
Index of Advertisers
Classified Ads
Membership Matters - March 2018 - Intro
Membership Matters - March 2018 - cover1
Membership Matters - March 2018 - cover2
Membership Matters - March 2018 - 3
Membership Matters - March 2018 - 4
Membership Matters - March 2018 - Nicaragua
Membership Matters - March 2018 - 6
Membership Matters - March 2018 - New Members, Board Meeting Highlights
Membership Matters - March 2018 - 8
Membership Matters - March 2018 - Events and Education
Membership Matters - March 2018 - Molar Movement
Membership Matters - March 2018 - 11
Membership Matters - March 2018 - 12
Membership Matters - March 2018 - Insider Results
Membership Matters - March 2018 - 14
Membership Matters - March 2018 - ODA Member Benefit of the Month
Membership Matters - March 2018 - Compliance Corner
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Membership Matters - March 2018 - Through the Loupes
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Membership Matters - March 2018 - The Importance of Emotional Intelligence in Dentistry
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Membership Matters - March 2018 - Dentists Take Bite Out of Opioid Epidemic
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Membership Matters - March 2018 - Service to Veterans
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Membership Matters - March 2018 - Dental Foundation of Oregon
Membership Matters - March 2018 - Health Beyond Communities
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Membership Matters - March 2018 - Classified Ads
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