Author Archives: Rich Vernetti

Thank You El Cajon Rotary!

The El Cajon Rotary gets a big thank you for donating the new stove in the clinic kitchen! They also prepared lunch for the volunteers at our Nov. clinic. Muchas gracias!

Thank You Jimbos!

Many thanks to Jimbo’s Market for their ongoing support of our nutrition program. Our kids love your apples!

Thanks Lupita Proctor and Jimbos!

Lupita Proctor, long time dedicated TSF volunteer gave nutrition and toothbrushing lessons to the patients and their families on Friday and Saturday, in the waiting area at the clinic. Each child received a tooth brushing kit and an apple to encourage dental health and good nutrition. Many thanks to RB Sunrise for the...

Thanks Shofu Company!

Alexander Niessen, long time TSF lab tech volunteer, received a donation of direct dental composite material from Shofu company for use in our clinic. Niessen says, “It is the best material available today!”

Welcome to Our New Prosthodontics Clinicians!

We are pleased to add two new staff members to our Thousand Smiles Medical/Dental team; Dr. Sreenivas Koka and his wife Dot. They have added a new dimension to our clinics. They have been providing prosthodontics to underserved people in the Baja area for the past year at our building....

Thank You Escondido Rotary Club!

At the May 5-6, 2017 clinic Dr. Brad Baker from the Escondido Rotary Club presented a check for $2,000 to Dr. Dave Irwin from the Escondido Rotary Foundation. Rotary Club of Escondido has supported Thousand Smiles for several years now with donations of cash, stuffed toys, volunteer orthodontists from our club and volunteers of...

Thank You Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary

Rancho Bernardo Sunrise Rotary recently donated monies to our Foundation. They have been supporters now for the last 3 years. We greatly appreciate their generosity. Pictured from left to right are Heather Ray, co-chair of the International Committee, Kim Muslusky, TSF Board Member, and Paul Pintek, co-chair of the International...