Category Archives: Dental Programs

Dental Programs by PDA, Dental Chapters and Organizations in the Philippines

National Dental Health Month 2009

5th Philippine Dental Health Month
2009 Calendar of Activities

Date
January 25, 2009 Motorcade of Chapters/Affiliates 12:00 noon
Chair: Dr. Ronaldo Nunez 0916-2155866
(Jazz Up My Jeep)
Chair – Dr. Walter del Rosario 0917-8373339
Opening Ceremonies of PDA NDHM 5.0
Region 3, 4 and NCR (2:30pm) SM Mall of Asia
Chair: Dr. Danilo Feliciano Jr. 09178339751
Street Dancing Competition
Chair- Dr. Myrna Bañez 09178313199
Interdental School Cheering Competition
Chair- Dr. Angie De Castro 09175290846
January 27, 2009 PDA NDHM 5.0 Kick Off –Region 2
Hosted by Isabela-Quirino Dental Chapter
Motorcade
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
Kiddie Wow/Healthy Smile Contest
Consultation Hour/Free dental Check-up
Dental Fair
January 29, 2009 PDA NDHM 5.0 Kick Off –Region 1
Hosted by Pangasinan Dental Chapter
Motorcade
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
Kiddie Wow/Healthy Smile Contest
Consultation Hour/Free dental Check-up
Dental Fair
January 31, 2009 PDA & Taiwan Dental Association
3rd Outreach Program; Venue: Taal Batangas
February 2, 2009 Thanksgiving Mass (12:00nn) PDA Building
Chair: Dr. Maria Josefina P. Tiongson 0920-6164621
February 2, 2009 Unveiling of Billboard 8:00am PDA Building
Chair: Dr. Fernando Fernandez 09175276580
Open House 1:00pm PDA Building
Chair: Dr. Rosita Mendoza 0927-6437515
February 3, 10, 17, 24, 2009 PDA NDHM Indigency Clinic
PDA Building and Oral Research Center Bicutan
February 3, 2009 PDA NDHM 5.0 Kick—Region 5
Hosted by Camarines Sur Dental Chapter
Motorcade
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
Kiddie Wow/Healthy Smile Contest
Consultation Hour/Free dental Check-up
Dental Fair
February 5, 2009 PDA NDHM 5.0 Kick Off – Visayas Region
Hosted Negros Occidental Dental Chapter
Motorcade
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
Kiddie Wow/Healthy Smile Contest
Consultation Hour/Free dental Check-up
Dental Fair
Ladrido Memorial Lecture
February 7, 2009 PDA NDHM 5.0 Kick Off –Visayas Region
Hosted Leyte Dental Chapter
Motorcade
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
Kiddie Wow/Healthy Smile Contest
Consultation Hour/Free dental Check-up
Dental Fair
February 8, 2009 PDA Mall Activities – Robinson’s Place Galleria 10:00am- 6:00pm
Over-all Chairman- Dr. Roger M. Lachica 0918-9156010
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
NCR Chapter/Affiliates
10:00am Robinson’s Place Galleria

Chair: Dr. May Acosta 09178335086
Consultation Hour 1:00pm – 7:00pm
Chair: Dr. Victor H. Torres 09285052723
Free Dental Check Up 10:00am- 7:00pm
Dental Fair

February 9, 2009 PDA NDHM 5.0 Kick Off –Mindanao Region
Hosted Agusan del Norte Dental Chapter
Motorcade
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
Kiddie Wow/Healthy Smile Contest
Consultation Hour/Free dental Check-up
Dental Fair
February 8- 27, 2009 PDA Community Outreach Activity
All Local Chapters And Afilliates Society
February 11, 2009 PDA NDHM 5.0 Kick Off – Mindanao Region
Hosted Metro Gen San Dental Chapter
Motorcade
On the Spot Poster/Slogan Making Contest
Kiddie Wow/Healthy Smile Contest
Consultation Hour/Free dental Check-up
Dental Fair
Ladrido Memorial Lecture
February 13, 2009 PDA Operation Cleft Lip & Palate – PCOMS
Dr. Joven Javier 09209091136
February 15, 2009 PDA Mall Activities- Robinson’s Place Manila (10:00am- 6:00pm)
Over-all Chairman- Dr. Roger M. Lachica 0918-9156010
Final Judging and Awarding of Poster/Solgan Making Contest
10:00am Robinson’s Manila
Chair: Dr. May Acosta 09178335086
Consultation Hour 1:00pm – 7:00 pm
Chair: Dr. Victor H. Torres 09285052723
Healthy Smile/Kiddie Wow Contest
Dr. Ador Lim 0928-7575746
February 16-20, 2009 Oral Cancer Awareness Campaign
Chairman- Dr. Carmelo Gepigon
Venue – Dental Colleges
February 21-22, 2009 PDA-Regional Conference For Southern Tagalog Region
Host- Marinduque Dental Chapter
Venue – Marinduque State College
February 25, 2009 PDA-UNILAB Symposia on the Motivational Lecture
(Ladrido Memorial Lecture)
Quezon City Sports Complex (tentative)
Chair: Dr. Preciosa Pintado
February 27, 2009 PDA Centennial Golf Tournament
Venue: Summit Golf & Country Club Lipa City, Batangas
Chair: Dr. Andy Fernandez 09175276580
March 1, 2009 PDA Sports Activity
Bowling and Billiard Tournament
Venue-Robinson Place Galeria
Chair-Dr. Evelyn Gayetano
March 5, 2009 Closing Ceremonies and Appreciation Night
Chair: Dr. Arleen Reyes
Venue: Bagaverde Roxas Blvd

For more info visit the Philippine Dental Association Official Website.

Fake Dentists

The Philippine Dental Association would like to inform the public of the rampant fake dentists that are practicing in the Philippines.

It is stated in Republic Act No 9484 which is also known as The Philippine Dental Act of 2007, that ONLY DULY LICENSED DENTISTS are authorized to practice Dentistry in the Philippines. Presidential Decree 1542 EO 2008 states that DENTAL TECHNICIANS ARE NOT AUTHORIZED to handle patients and that these laboratories should secure a permit from the Department of Health before they operate their business.

Please report fake dentists by accessing PDA Task Force Illegal Practice, phone numbers: 02 8996332, 02 8904609 and 02 8978091. Mobile number: 0917-FAKEDMD

MAFS

The Mutual Aid Fund System is offered to bonafide members of the Pangasinan Dental Chapter to prvide financial assistance of Php 10, 000 to members whose clinics were gutted by fire and to beneficiaries in case of member death.

To qualify for the benefit, members should pay MAFS fess of Php 150 for three consecutive years. If in case the member paid a year conribution before the incident occured, a member receives one third of the full amount.

For further inquiries about MAFS, contact Dr. Pacita A. Jover, phone number 075 5633096, mobile number 0916 4748988.