Category Archives: Rotary

2017 Happy and Healthy Tooth Challenge

April is National Oral Health Month and we’ve got something really exciting planned each week starting Monday, April 3. Check out Dr. Banh’s video below for all the details and don’t forget to tune back in on Monday so you don’t miss out! Have a great weekend everyone!

Dr. Banh Youtube Clip

Uxbridge Family Dentistry – 2017 Happy and Healthy Tooth Challenge

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Uxbridge Family Dentistry – 2014 in review

It’s been such a busy year that we’ve only published once in 2014, with the introduction of our new associate joining our growing practice. So our New Year’s resolution for next year is to post more than once in 2015 – That shouldn’t be too difficult to beat =).  We’ve got so many new things planned at our office, including upgrading our dental software to help make things run more efficiently and eventually leading to a paperless, more environmentally friendly practice.  We’ll also be partnering once again with The Rotary Club of Uxbridge in March 2015 for BRUSHAMANIA, visiting at least 5 different schools in the Uxbridge township. It seems like clinical cases are a big interest to most of our readers, so we’ll share some more of those in the months ahead.

So stay tuned and thanks for following our blog.  And remember you can always find more information about our practice at http://www.uxbridgefamilydentistry.com, follow us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.

Wishing everyone a safe and Happy New Year!

– Uxbridge Family Dentistry

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The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 28,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 10 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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Brush-A-Mania is coming to Uxbridge!

April is a very special month in Canada – It is Oral Health Month.  To help spread awareness of this important month and to promote good oral health, Uxbridge Family Dentistry and The Rotary Club of Uxbridge will be running a fun and interactive educational event called Brush-A-Mania at three elementary schools in the Uxbridge region.

Brush-A-Mania
Brush-a-mania is a not-for-profit program designed to promote oral health and awareness among young children. It was started in 2001 by the the Rotary Club of Toronto – Don Mills and has already reached over 390,000 students.

Teams of five volunteers will be holding assemblies at Goodwood Public School, Joseph Gould Public School, and Uxbridge Public School on March 19March 26, and March 28, respectively.  These assemblies are aimed at teaching kids in Junior Kindergarten to Grade 3 about the importance of good oral hygiene, and establishing proper brushing and flossing techniques early on.  Approximately 600 children will be reached through these assemblies.

Thanks to a generous grant from The Durham Ontario Dental Society, each child will receive a toothbrush, toothpaste, and a special booklet to help them keep track of their brushing habits during the month of April. When the students return their completed booklets to their teachers, they will receive a certificate and official Brushamania sticker acknowledging their hard work.

Durham Ontario Dental Society
Supplies for this year’s Brush-A-Mania program in Uxbridge have been funded through a generous grant from The Durham Ontario Dental Society

Encouraging children to develop good oral hygiene habits at an early age is essential for creating healthy smiles that will last into their adult years.

– Dr. Michael Banh

 

 

The Million Dollar Hole In One

Presale Tickets

The Rotary Club of Uxbridge will be holding it’s 9th annual Million Dollar Hole In One event from Wed, Sept 5 to Sun, Sept 9 at the Little Sticks Driving range on Elgin Park Drive in Uxbridge.  In addition to the $1,000,000 namesake prize, there are over 80+ other prizes to be won at the event, including the GRAND PRIZE which Dr. Michael Banh and his brother, Dr. Vi Tu Banh, have sponsored – an all expenses paid golfing weekend for two at a major resort in Muskoka!

How To Win:

Step 1: Come and compete on any or ALL of the 5 days of the event from Sept 5-9, 2012

Each day the participants attempt to hit golf balls to a flag in a regulation golf hole on a green 100 yards away.  From each of the 5 days of the event (including the Special Challenge Days), the top 10 players who hit closest to the hole are ALL 10 daily qualifiers are guaranteed to win a prize AND are invited to the semifinals on Sunday, September 9 in the afternoon. Players can qualify multiple times if they reach the top 10 on multiple days of the competition – The more times you qualify for the semifinals, the more chances you get in the next round.

Step 2: The Semifinals – Sept 9, 2012

The 50 semifinalists will be given 3 balls (for each time they qualified) from 160 yards.  The six closest to the pin will become eligible for the final round where they can win the $1,000,000!  If a semifinalist gets a hole-in-one with their first, second, or third ball at this stage, they will win a 2013 SUBARU OUTBACK courtesy of C&C Motors Whitby, a $40000 in-ground pool from Jones Pools, or $10000 golfing vacation in Scotland courtesy of Ian Morrison, respectively.

Step 3: The Finals – Sept 9, 2012

The six closest shots in the semi finals qualify for the FINAL round in which each finalist hits ONE ball from a new location, but still 160 yards from the pin.  If a finalist scores a hole-in-one, they will receive $1,000,000 to be paid in annual $50,000 installments over 20 years.  The closest to the pin from the 6 final shots will win the GRAND PRIZE GOLF WEEKEND.

Million Dollar Hole In One

This is one of the biggest fundraisers for the Rotary Club of Uxbridge, which supports many community groups and organizations such as the The Uxbridge Public Library, The Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, The Youth Centre, the food bank, Precious Minds, and Africyle,  (just to name a few).  Pre-sale tickets are available for purchase at Dr. Michael Banh’s office or from any Rotary Club member.

For complete details and rules, visit http://www.uxbridgerotary.com

Please support this event and all the good that Rotary does.  Good Luck!!!

– Dr. Michael Banh