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Closed for Vacation

Happy New Year to all!

We are starting our year off right and the office will be closed from Jan. 8th to the 17th for a family holiday!

E-mail will still be checked daily during this time and voicemails will be returned once the office reopens on Jan. 18th.info@BrightSmilesCDH.ca

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The Premier’s Awards

Christine is proud to announce that on November 27th, 2023 she will be attending The Premier’s Awards in Toronto for outstanding college graduates honouring the important social and economic contribution that graduates make to Ontario and throughout the world.
The awards highlight some of these great builders, thinkers and leaders who have graduated from Ontario’s colleges and contributed in significant ways to the country’s economic prosperity and success.
Presented annually, the Premier’s Awards recognize graduates in the following seven categories – Apprenticeship, Business, Community Services, Creative Arts and Design, Health Sciences, Recent Graduate and Technology. Christine was nominated in the Health Sciences category and we wish her luck this weekend at the awards!
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Holiday with a Hero

Bright Smiles was honoured to be asked again to support Holiday with a Hero!This event helps foster a positive relationship between youth and emergency services personnel. This includes police officers, fire fighters, emergency medics, physicians and park rangers. Young children between the ages of 6-12 are selected each year to shop at our local Wal-Mart to purchase gifts for members of their immediate family and themselves. Each child is given a small amount of money to spend. The children are assigned to a “hero”, who then accompanies them around the store and assists in selecting fitting gifts for each family member. After shopping, the children eat breakfast with Santa, have Elves wrap their gifts, and spend some time having fun with inflatable bouncy castles, face painting and spending time with their “hero”. At the end of the day each child goes home with a gift bag filled with a ham and goodies to enjoy with their family!

A special thank you to Morand Family Dental for helping with oral hygiene supplies for the children participating in this event.

If you’re interested in donating or helping this wonderful cause, there is still time! Check out their website for more information.

https://www.holidaywithahero.ca/

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Charity Golf Tournament A Huge Success!

Bright Smiles was a proud hole sponsor for last weekends Blenheim Youth Centre charity golf tournament. Thank you to all who came out to support this great cause and we are already looking forward to next year!

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The “CommunityVotes” Chatham-Kent 2023 Campaign

This year’s campaign hosted 79,417 nominations and votes cast by members of our community. An astounding 2,461 businesses and people were nominated, but only the top nominees in each category moved on to voting. Bright Smiles was one of those.

And the results are in! Bright Smiles is proud of receive

•  Silver in the Dental Hygiene Clinic categoryThank you to all who voted and a huge congratulations to all the other winners!

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Lucky number 7!

It’s been an amazing seven years since we opened Bright Smiles Community Dental Hygiene, and we are so excited for the future and great things to come. Thanks for being a part of our journey and we look forward to continuing to make your smiles bright!

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Holidays

Bright Smiles will be closed for holidays from May 26th to June 6th while Christine travels to France to enjoy some time with family.E-mails will be checked periodically during this time.info@BrightSmilesCDH.caAurevoir à bientot!

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Alumni of Distinction

“For 30 years, St. Clair has celebrated exemplary graduates who have been recognized for their groundbreaking achievements in a variety of industries,” says John Feldman, President St. Clair College Alumni Board of Directors.On Saturday night Christine was honoured to receive the Alumni of Distinction award for her achievements in the field of dental hygiene as well as her charity work and mission work over the years. She looks forward to continuing to help make smiles Bright in Chatham-Kent and around the world!

Christine Knights is a passionate and experienced registered dental hygienist with almost 20 years of experience in the field. She is the proud owner of Bright Smiles Community Dental Hygiene in Chatham, where she brings her award-winning proficiency and expertise to every patient she serves.

Christine is no stranger to going above and beyond to pursue her goals. She has dedicated her time to helping underprivileged children and the less fortunate. Her unwavering dedication to charity and community outreach inspired her to travel to Indonesia and the Philippines, where she provided dental care to underprivileged communities. These experiences were life-changing for Christine and inspired her to change her perception of how she delivers dental care in her practice.

In Chatham, Christine has teamed up with the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit and several other local organizations to provide free dental hygiene clinics for people who can’t afford regular dental care. Her initiative “Give Where You Live” has provided tens of thousands of dollars of free treatment to residents, significantly impacting the community.

Christine’s reputation precedes her; in her private practice, many loyal patients request her by name. Her passion for her work is evident in everything she does, and her patients at Bright Smiles Community Dental Hygiene can expect nothing less than exceptional care from her. With her unparalleled enthusiasm and expertise, Christine is a true asset to the dental hygiene profession, and her dedication to her patients and community is truly admirable.

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What Bright Smiles is really all about…

“I enjoy being able to offer clients an alternative treatment option at a lower cost to increase access to care,” she said. “I’m reaching a population that otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford dental hygiene services.” – Christine Knights

To read the full article:

https://www.chathamdailynews.ca/news/local-news/st-clair-college-alumni-of-distinction-chatham-dental-hygienist-makes-difference-through-charity-work

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Alumni of Distinction Award

Christine is proud to announce she is the recipient of this years Alumni of Distinction award.
“Nothing epitomizes the importance of St. Clair’s role in the community quite as clearly as the Alumni of Distinction program,” said College President Dr. Patti France.
“For 30 years, St. Clair has celebrated exemplary graduates who have been recognized for their groundbreaking achievements in a variety of industries,” says John Feldman, President St. Clair College Alumni Board of Directors. “Entrepreneurship, research or public service: no matter where they land on that spectrum, these Alumni of Distinction are trailblazers who effect positive change across our community!”
Please help us in congratulating Christine on this amazing achievement!
To learn more about this award please visit:

https://www.stclaircollege.ca/alumni

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