6/8/19—SAID screens dozens of children at Red Earth Festival

Colgate’s Bright Smiles Bright Futures van trekked to the Red Earth Festival in Oklahoma City to provide screenings to children in attendance. SAID’s Oklahoma-credentialed dentists, Dr. Jerry Snell, Dr. Sandra Wilson, and Dr. Kristi Cobb helped with the screenings while our SAID members helped spread the word to families at the festival.


4/25/19—Hundreds of Children Screened at

Gathering of Nations Powwow

Nearly 300 children from over a dozen states and Canada were screened during the Gathering of Nations Powwow in Albuquerque, NM. SAID Past President, Dr. Darlene Sorrell, helped with the screenings along with several other volunteer dentists and assistants during the 3-day event.


2/27/19—SAID Attends ECU Culture and Diversity Day

SAID President, Dr. Winifred J. Booker, attended East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine Culture and Diversity Day. Each year the school takes a day to celebrate a particular culture in hopes of educating those who attend. This year the school celebrated American Indian culture through history, food, dancing, artifacts, etc. Dr. Booker was invited as their guest speaker and was able to share about the history of SAID and recent initiatives. Faculty, students and staff as well as community members were in attendance.


1/7/19—SAID at Greater NY Dental Meeting

SAID President Dr. Winifred J. Booker, DDS, attended the Greater New York Dental Meeting in December 2018. Dr. Booker’s mission was to promote the advancement of SAID among professional dental organizations. Here, Dr. Booker is with ADA President-Elect Jeffrey M. Cole, DDS, MBA, FAGD and HDA President Anna Munne, MD, DDS, MS, FACD along with other HDA members.