Sam Houston Elementary School Hosts Harlingen Family Dentistry

Hat’s off to Victoria Manning, Instructional Facilitator for inviting Harlingen Family Dentistry to present “The Importance of Oral Health” program to the students at Sam Houston Elementary School, Harlingen, Texas. Interactive discussion, skits and videos were shown to drive home the importance of our oral health. After the presentation the children realized why we need… Read More…

Salvation Army Children Presented Oral Health Program

Harlingen Family Dentistry presented oral health education to the 3:16 Salvation Army Children’s Club. A power point presentation was shown and then various demonstrations and skits were performed by the children with Mr. Plaque attacking teeth after Miss Sugar waved her sugar dust over large teeth. The children had great fun taking on the character… Read More…

HFD Supports United Way Pop Stars Reading Program

Wilson Elementary School, Harlingen, Texas, was the scene of many young readers. Harlingen Family Dentistry staff read from a Dr. Seuss book about keeping the eyes open when reading. The children were also treated to a story about a visit from the tooth fairy. We applaud Kathy Preddy, Resource Development Director of United Way of… Read More…

National Children’s Dental Health Month With Harlingen Family Dentistry’s “Willy the Walrus”

The month of February is a very busy and fun month for the staff at Harlingen Family Dentistry as it is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children’s Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health for all American children. Harlingen Family Dentistry… Read More…

Willy Dances Zumba at the 1st Annual Run with the Heroes RGV 5 K Walk/Run

Saturday, September 26, 2015, W. Jackson Ave. was the scene of the 1st Annual Walk/Run with the Heroes RGV 5KWalk/Run hosted by the Harlingen Police Department. Willy the Walrus, Harlingen Family Dentistry mascot, led the way for the runners’ warm-up with the Zumba “Shake It Off Fitness,” Patty Martinez and Maricella Cavazos, instructors. Harlingen High… Read More…

HFD Supports the Salvation Army of Cameron County Food Pantry

On Friday, April 15, 2015,  Harlingen Family Dentistry staff joined  the South Texas Academy for the Medical Professions HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) students to combine their can food collections to benefit the Salvation Army, Cameron County food pantry.  A total of 500 cans were presented. Hats off to the HOSA students and their… Read More…

Leadercast Live Summit

Friday, May 8, 2015, the Harlingen Educational Foundation sponsored a Leadercast Live Summit  held at the Harlingen CISD Performing Arts Center featuring world-class speakers such as Rudy Giuliani, 107 Mayor of New Your City, Aju Brown, Mayor of Compton whose vision made major strides in improving the quality of life of Compton residents.  Super Bowl-winning… Read More…

Horizon Montessori Career Fair

Hat’s off to the staff and teachers at Horizon Montessori, 111, for organizing a terrific career fair. Harlingen Family Dentistry was proud to present Careers in the Dental Field to all grade levels, PK-8th grades. The students were most attentive and asked thoughtful questions.

High School Students win Top Awards at 8th Annual Way To Happiness JROTC Scholarship Competition

Harlingen Family Dentistry hosted its 8th annual values-based Scholarship Competition last Thursday. Students were acknowledged and awarded for  their community projects that incorporated The Way to Happiness precepts and JROTC Core Values. Schools from across the Rio Grande Valley participated in the contest. The three winners will share $6,000 in scholarships when they register in… Read More…

Dr. Thomason Presents at Harlingen Medical Center’s Doc Talks

Dr. Glenn Thomason presented on Wednesday night, February 18, 2015, at Harlingen Medical Center’s Doc Talks for close to 50 attendees. A presentation hosted once a month for senior citizens of the community. The presentation titled, “The Oral Health Connection”, discussed periodontal disease and the connection periodontal disease has to other systems throughout the body…. Read More…