Giving Back To The Community
Our office is actively involved in community service! We believe it is our responsibility to provide services to members of the community if we are able to.
Dr. Currimbhoy is actively involved with the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CALAOMS), serving her third term on the Board of Directors. CALAOMS works diligently on many levels providing advancements in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Programs range from promoting patient safety through continuing education programs, assistant education programs and advocacy. Over the last decade, she had volunteered her time on several international mission trips providing free dental care to those in need and even participated in local clinics in Los Angeles and Orange County. During her time in Sacramento, Dr. Currimbhoy really enjoyed volunteering on the craniofacial panel at UC Davis Medical Center where she was able to work with pediatric patients with cleft and craniofacial syndrome and abnormalities. Most recently, Dr. Currimbhoy has been involved with the charitable arm of CALAMOS through California Care Force (CCF). CCF provided free dental, medical and vision services at various clinics through the year in both Northern and Southern California.
Earlier this year, Dr. Currimbhoy and our lead surgical assistant in the office, Adriana, donated their time at a clinic in the Coachella Valley providing oral surgery services. The CCF clinic in Coachella Valley was able to provide services to over 1500 people! “We loved giving our time and services to people that needed it. It is so rewarding on so many levels.”
Volunteer community team building event at Bread of Life Rescue Mission in Oceanside. This is a great facility that provides hot home-cooked meals every night for those in need. There is also shelter provided during the winter season. The mission provides spirituality, counseling and camaraderie. They also help with life skills and workplace training in their thrift shop. They are always looking for donations and volunteers. Pastor Tim Yzaguirre is a wonderful resource in North County for anyone who needs a hand. All staff members volunteer their time, including Pastor Yzaguirre. After giving our time for this one event, we could all understand immediately the enrichment of giving back and how one can’t help but want to do more.