Patient Appreciation: The “THANK-YOU-FOR-BEING-ON-TIME” Raffle!

We have a brand spankin’ new patient appreciation program! We run a tight ship here at Lake Merritt Dental, and we want to thank our patients for being so timely and respectful of our doctors, staff, and their fellow patients. Arrive to your dental appointment on time, and receive one entry into our monthly raffle

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Summer Fun at Jack’s Night Market, Art + Soul Festival

We love summers in Oakland – there are so many great events to attend and so many people to teach oral hygiene care to! This month, we made apple smile snacks at Jack London Square’s Jack’s Night Market, and Art + Soul Festival. Check out our Jack’s Night Market Album and Art + Soul Album

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Oakland Indie Award 2014 Finalist: Pillar

The Oakland Indie Awards were a ton of fun, we were SO CLOSE, having made it as a finalist in the pillar category. Nevertheless, we are proud of the Western Christian Bookstore having been a business in Oakland for over 100 years! (Who can compete with that??)

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Bike Parking Now Available!

Our bike parking room is complete! Now you can park indoors and not worry about theft. We are partnering with WOBO and donating $1 for every patient who comes to their appointments by foot or bike. Be sure to check our community wall for progress!

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New Emergency Text Message Line

We’ve started a new emergency text message line available free to anyone in the community! Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions before you have to make an appointment. We’re also available by WIckr, Google Hangout, and Skype, whichever you prefer!

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Community Wall

We just painted a magnetic primer and dry erase paint on our front wall – now it’s a community wall! Feel free to check it out and post on behalf of your groups and orgs!

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Office training + fun day!

Our staff get together every quarter to go over compliancy, disaster prepardness, new policies, and plan for community events. This month we went to Tai Chi lessons and happy hour at Lake Chalet!

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Bay Area Green Business Program

We’ve earned our green business certification, but it truly is an ongoing effort to continually improve upon our office policies and habits to become more sustainable and reduce waste. We’ve started composting and have started ordering less single use items. Our snacks are purchased in bulk rather than individual packages, and we’re working with dental

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