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Meet Dental Case Coordinator Extraordinaire, Monica Vazquez

  • On January 8, 2019
Monica Vazquez is the Dental Case Coordinator for Healthy Smile Healthy Child (HSHC). She has worked with HSHC for 12 years, helping place at-risk children in dire need of dental care with dental homes. In addition to pairing at-risk children with HSHC Volunteer Dentists to receive no-cost to low-cost treatment, Monica facilitates outreach and nutrition […]
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Kathy (Champagne) Peak Gives Back Through NNDHP for Over Three Decades

  • On October 13, 2018
“I am honored to have been a part of Northern Nevada Dental Health Programs since its inception.” Board Member and Co-chair of the NNDHP/Joel F. Glover, DDS Charity Golf Tournament, Kathy (Champagne) Peak, says it’s a personal gift for her to be able to give back to northern Nevada, the place she says has been […]
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NNDHP President Dr. Pisani Proud to be a Dentist in Northern Nevada

  • On August 22, 2018
“Giving back to those less fortunate is part of being a professional and our dentists surpass any other community I know of. I am very proud to be a dentist in Northern Nevada.”  ~Dr. Gregory J. Pisani President of and Volunteer Dental Provider for Northern Nevada Dental Health Programs (NNDHP), the non-profit arm of the Northern […]
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Meet Volunteer Dental Provider, Dr. Tony Mattioli

  • On May 8, 2018
“I enjoy being part of the Adopt a Vet Dental Program to provide the opportunity to our veterans to get the smile they deserve…” ~ Dr. Tony Mattioli Dr. Tony Mattioli was one of the early adopters of volunteering for our Adopt a Vet Dental Program (AAVD) and has treated numerous veterans throughout his time […]
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Former AAVD Patient Becomes Veteran Advocate for Program

  • On May 1, 2018
James Snyder, USMC, Veteran Advocate for the Adopt a Vet Dental Program (AAVD) is a true success story. Jim is a Marine Corps veteran and served in the 1st Marine Division in the 80’s. He had a great job in the golf industry and also worked with the California Highway Patrol raising money for the Widows and […]
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Founder of Adopt a Vet Dental Program Still Advocating After 30 Years

  • On March 27, 2018
Linda J. Haigh, Founder of the Adopt a Vet Dental Program has devoted over 30 years advocating for low-income veterans and seniors.  She worked at the University of Nevada, Reno for 10 years in a Senior Outreach Program where she discovered 60 low-income veterans living in subsidized housing in dire need of dental care. Linda soon […]
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Volunteer Dental Provider Gives Back to Veterans in Honor of His Grandfather

  • On January 31, 2018
“These amazing men and women have given much for their country. I’m glad to give back in a small way.” – Cary Jaques, DDS Proud Volunteer Dental Provider for our Adopt a Vet Dental Program, Dr. Cary Jaques of Fallon Family Dental Care, attributes his care of local low-income veterans to his grandfather, who was an Air […]
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Volunteer Spotlight – Meet Brenda Horton

  • On December 12, 2017
If it weren’t for Volunteer Coordinator Brenda Horton, the Carson City leg of AAVD would not be possible, nor would it be the success it is. Since 2012, Carson Area Representative and invaluable member of the AAVD team, Brenda has solicited dental volunteers to participate in AAVD, handled all intake and processing of veterans for […]
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AAVD Hires New Program Assistant – Meet Dolores Cox

  • On November 28, 2017
Dolores M. Ward Cox is the Program Assistant at the Adopt a Vet Dental Program (AAVD). In this role, Dolores assists the Director of AAVD with monitoring, developing and tracking grant and state reporting, prepares quarterly reports for board meetings and assists the staff with day to day functions, among many other things, all of […]
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AAVD Hires New Dental Manager – Meet Heather Borkowski

  • On November 15, 2017
A welcome addition and valuable asset to our Adopt a Vet Dental family, Heather Borkowski is the new Dental Manager handling operations at the AAVD Dental Clinic. She coordinates all the important details with veterans and the AAVD team, ensuring that the clinic runs smoothly and efficiently and that the veterans receive the best of […]
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