Cash For Your Halloween Candy

CRESWELL, Ore.– Local dentists have a sweet deal for trick-or-treaters: cash for your candy! One participating office is Emerald Valley Dental in Creswell. They’re offering $1 a pound, up to 5 pounds. This isn’t a trick for your treats. It’s all to get rid of something very scary- tooth decay. “It’s the sticky sugars that … Continue reading »

Doctors Raise Money for Service Trip

EUGENE, Ore. — A local team of doctors are getting ready to head to Central America to provide medical care to people living in Third World countries. But before they go, they have to raise thousands of dollars for medical equipment. This March, a team of around 80 volunteer doctors, nurses, and dentists will travel … Continue reading »

Free Dental Care Offered

EUGENE, Ore — Magnuson Dental and the Lane County Dental Society are teaming up to offer free dental services.  Those selected first receive a screening, which includes X-rays, a cleaning along with a consultation.  If additional dental work is required, an appointment will be scheduled at one of four upcoming dental clinics. The care is … Continue reading »

Free Dental Day at Smiles Dental

EUGENE, Ore. — There were many brighter smiles Friday in Lane County after a local dental clinic hosted a free dental day. This was the second annual free dental day for Smiles Dental. It only took around 25 minutes for all 24 appointment spots to fill up when registration opened Thursday at 8 a.m. They … Continue reading »

Reason To Smile: Free Dental Care

EUGENE, Ore. — There will be smiles all around at Smiles Dental in Eugene because the clinic is holding a Free Dental Day on Friday. The event is called Dentistry of the Heart Day. A staff of seven will perform basic dentistry services such as cleaning, fillings, examinations and extractions. This is the second year … Continue reading »

Dentist Buying Halloween Candy

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It’s called Dollar$, Not Decay! Anyone can bring their candy to a Corvallis dentist on Friday to get $2 back for every pound. Timberhill Dental in Corvallis is hosting the event on Friday from 1 – 4 p.m. Dentist Kurt Black says his goal is to educate kids about tooth decay and … Continue reading »

New Dental Clinics to Open

EUGENE, Ore. — Young children in need can now get dental care free of charge in the towns of Cottage Grove and Oakridge. Lane County’s Women Infants and Children (WIC) program and Community Health Centers of Lane County have joined together to open up dental clinics there. Right now there are only two in the … Continue reading »

Dentists Treat Kids for Free

EUGENE, Ore. — Some kids went to the dentist Friday and got cleanings, x-rays and exams all for free. It was Give Kids a Smile Day at Magnuson Dental in Eugene, which is part of Lane County Dental Care Day. Dental Care Day happens four or five times a year, but on Friday it was … Continue reading »

Creswell Dentist Delivers Wishes

CRESWELL, Ore. — Many kids believe in the tooth fairy. In Creswell, teachers will tell you the tooth fairy is real. Dr. Bahen from Emerald Valley Dental Creswell knows kids and teeth. “The six-year molars come in first. The kids aren’t best at getting those teeth clean,” Dr. Bahen said. He is first and foremost … Continue reading »