Month: May 2020

CA-OPEN Defense of Adult Dental Benefits

Older adults in California need our help. California has recently proposed to reduce adult dental benefits down to 2014 levels. If the reductions in adult benefits are approved society will undergo long term consequences on their overall health along with limiting their access to services! The Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center has signed…

KOGO Radio: Dr. Karen Becerra Discusses Seniors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Aired: May 13, 2020 Dr. Karen Becerra and KOGO interviewer, Maryilyn Hyder discuss the level of vulnerability seniors are undergoing during the COVID-19 pandemic and what the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center is doing to address the needs of the seniors in the San Diego community. The Senior Dental Center is offering Teledentistry…

The Alpine Sun: Dentist Drills Home Risks to Seniors

By: Jessica Brodkin Webb A public statement from the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental center says they have temporarily closed the low-in­come dental clinic that serves seniors across San Diego coun­ty but are offering teleden­tistry and are in the process of preparing 5,000 home care oral hygiene kits to be distributed through delivery by…