One of our main objectives at Deldar Dental Noblesville is to educate our patients and the Hamilton County community. That's why we partnered with a local Girl Scouts troop and Delta Dental of Indiana to be part of the Smile Squad Program. This brought girls from all over the community in Fishers, Carmel, Westfield and Noblesville to our office.
Dr. Deldar and our team hosted a group of 22 bright young ladies in our Noblesville dental office on Thursday, January 25th, 2018. The Scouts got a tour of the office, with detailed information about the different areas, instruments, and daily activities. To earn the "Discover" portion of their badge, they interviewed Dr. Mike Deldar, Jennifer Barker our dental assistant, and Heather Williams our office manager. They were able to learn about different career path options available to them, and how long they would need to study to obtain their certifications. They were glad to know that there are many schools in Indianapolis that support dental education programs such as Indiana University's Dental School. Dr. Deldar also discussed their own oral health and steps to take to stay healthy!
To fully qualify for their patch, the Scouts must first write a report sharing what they learned in the interview of their Noblesville dentist. Next, they are asked to record their habits that relate to their oral health such as brushing, nutrition, or what they drink, then make a poster of their information. Lastly, they are called to action by making a video about the importance of a healthy mouth, read one of the story books provided by Delta Dental, or hold a fundraiser to raise money for a toothbrush donation to a local organization. After they have completed all of the requirements, Delta Dental sends them an adorable tooth-shaped Smile Squad badge.
We were thrilled when we got the news about this opportunity. At Deldar Dental Noblesville Dentist, we strive to support our community and to educate across all age groups. We feel so fortunate to have been a part of this experience! If you would like your Indiana Girl Scout Troop to participate in the Smile Squad program, contact Lisa Ermak at email@example.com.