SGVDS-Summer NL '08-A - San Gabriel Valley Dental Society

SGVDS-Summer NL '08-A - San Gabriel Valley Dental Society

In 2008 we provided oral health assesments for 9,143

children within the San Gabriel Valley

Zone 1 – Headed by Drs. John Khalaf, Zone 1 Director and

Dr. Ashish Vashi

Zone 1 covers the cities of: Altadena, Pasadena, San

Marino and South Pasadena.

15 Member volunteers with the assistance from

“Healthy Families” in Pasadena, screened 1,528

children at 20 schools. Member Volunteers were Drs.

Rabidi, Al Malouf, Michael Ly, John Khalaf,

Michael Yung, Iris Paiso, Kathleen Lucas, Ashish

Vashi, Leslie Carpenter and Tina Siu.

Zone 2 – Headed by Dr. Irvin Kaw, Zone 2 Director

Zone 2 covers the cities of: Alhambra, E. Los Angeles,

El Sereno, Montebello, Monterey Park and Pico Rivera.

The number of children screened in the Garvey District

this year was 654. There were 239 with visible decay,

and 123 who needed urgent care. Assisting our

volunteer dentists were nurse practitioners,

coordinators and administrative assistants.

Members who volunteered their time and talents were

Drs. Lester Rodriguez, Jieru Pan, Melvin Kum,

(Member of SFVDS), Keun Lee, (Member of

OCDS), Steve Placideo, Kyaw Moe, Augn Myo

Thant, Khin Aye Si, (Member of TCDS), Marh

Moya, Kyle Wong, Tran and Teresa Lau.

Dr. Bruce Schutte of Covina is doing the examination. Dr.

Elton Chatfield of the Kiwanis Club of Covina South Hills is

doing the recording.



Zone 3 – Headed by Dr. Vickie Greenberg, Chair,

Community Health Committee

The cities comprising this zone are: Hacienda Heights,

Industry, La Puente, Rowland Heights, Valinda and

Whittier. Out of a total of 3,962 assessments, 370

children were screened at the Bassett School District

with supervising dentist, Dr. Allison Sung and Judy

Mason, Head Nurse in charge. 2,171 children from the

Rowland Heights School District received screenings

under the supervision of Dr. Lester Lim and Cindy Rose

Escamilla. Of the 3,962 health assessments, 1,212 were

provided Kinder age children and 959 other grades. In

addition, 1,421 children were screened in the area

schools served by the SGV Foundation for Dental

Health Clinic. The assessments in this zone were

provided by Drs. Siu, Rick Garcia, Duong, Baek,

Beeman, Duong, Hsu, Baek, Rubin, Pak, Sudick,

Bahn, Debora and Duong.

Dr. Repel Apo of

West Covina is

doing the dental

exam. A dental

assisting student

from the Citrus

College Dental

Assisting School

is the recorder.


Dr. Saeda Basta

is the examiner.

Mrs. Jan

Anderson of the

Kiwanis Club of

Covina South

Hills is doing the


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