Pacific Dental Services Foundation gifts 9 dental assistants’ scholarships

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To support its mission of creating opportunities to serve local communities, Pacific Dental Services Foundation honored nine dental assistant students with scholarships.

The Dr. Carolyn Ghazal Dental Assisting Scholarship provides financial assistance to disadvantaged individuals who are pursuing a career as a dental assistant. Carolyn Ghazal, DDS, of Irvine, Calif., is a member of Pacific Dental Services.

A few of the scholarship recipients are working full time while others are completing externship hours at PDS-supported practices. Other honorees plan to attend dental assistant school.

The Pacific Dental Services Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable organization whose mission is to create opportunities to serve through improving oral healthcare locally, nationally and internationally. The foundation provides access and advocacy to disadvantaged and underserved communities through the PDS Foundation mobile dental clinic, special needs advocacy and training, oral health scholarships and international service trips.

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To support its mission of creating opportunities to serve local communities, Pacific Dental Services Foundation honored nine dental assistant students with scholarships.

The Dr. Carolyn Ghazal Dental Assisting Scholarship provides financial assistance to disadvantaged individuals who are pursuing a career as a dental assistant. Carolyn Ghazal, DDS, of Irvine, Calif., is a member of Pacific Dental Services.

A few of the scholarship recipients are working full time while others are completing externship hours at PDS-supported practices. Other honorees are enrolled in dental school.

In addition to its scholarship program, the Pacific Dental Services Foundation serves communities through PDS Foundation mobile dental clinics as well as special needs advocacy and training.

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