#23 Klamath Falls
The team headed out Sunday for the long trip to Stearns Elementary in Klamath Falls. The Tooth Taxi was once again un-manned with an all-female crew! A big thank you to former Tooth Taxi dentist Dr. Jennifer McLeod who took a break from private practice to hit the road again.

Staff at Stearns Elementary was very helpful and they had a great volunteer helping the entire week. School staff and teachers were grateful for services provided to the students. The percent need may have only been 47% but those students needed a lot of work requiring multiple appointments. School staff said there were so many other kids that needed treatment but didn't sign up, even after several attempts to contact parents.

Students and staff were very curious about the Tooth Taxi. A number of teachers visited the van. Weather was beautiful all week and each afternoon loud F-16's flew overhead.

Volunteers:
Christina Pham, pre-hygiene student
Dr. Theresa Tucker and assistant Christina Williams

Realities from the road:
When arriving at the school to confirm location on Sunday evening it was surprising to us how run down and in need of repairs the school was. It is a tough time for schools.

Other notes:
46% of students screened needed treatment
54% needed no treatment.

Stats:
Klamath Falls, Stearns Elementary School, June 2-6, 2014
•  54 students screened

•  300 students received oral hygiene education in the classroom

•  37 appointments in the van

•  $23,424 value of free dental services provided


Summary:
Tooth Taxi, September 4, 2008 – June 6, 2014
•  14,780 students screened

•  15,562 students received oral hygiene education in the classroom

•  7,555 students treated in the van

•  $4,260,231 value of free dental services provided



TOOTH TAXI ADVENTURES 2014
#1 De Paul Alternative High School
#2 Veneta
#3 Canby
#4 Portland Centennial Middle School
#5 Canby
#6 Foster Elementary
#7 Gearhart
#8 Seaside
#9 Milwaukie
#10 Gervais
#11 Sutherlin
#12 Myrtle Creek
#13 De Paul
#14 Canby
#15 Milwaukie
#16 Riddle
#17 Newberg
#18 Madras
#19 Gearhart
#20 Milton-Freewater
#21 Canyonville
#22 Portland Sacramento Elementary
#23 Klamath Falls


2013 Tooth Taxi Adventures

2012 Tooth Taxi Adventures


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