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    November 13, 2015

    Don’t forget about those in need this Thanksgiving! This afternoon we loaded up a cart full of turkeys and all the fixings- stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans & corn, for our friends at the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition. We have enjoyed volunteering at the shelter the last few months and wanted to keep them in mind during […]

    November 13, 2015

    Our staff once again attended the Annual Empty Bowls Event on November 5th. Here’s a little background information about the event…. A high school teacher in Michigan began Empty Bowls as a community service project in 1990.  The teacher and his students were searching for a way to raise funds to support a food drive.  […]

    November 12, 2015

    2015 Fred Lang Summer Ball We attended the 12th Annual Summer Ball earlier this summer. This event benefits Charlotte Behavioral Health Care and The Fred Lang Foundation. More than 11,000 Charlotte County residents are treated annually for mental illnesses, behavioral disorders or additions at Charlotte Behavioral Health Care.  Over 3,000 of these are children. The […]

    November 11, 2015

    Thank you Veterans for your service! A little throwback to Dr. Bender’s dad in WWII.  Happy Veterans Day, and thank you to all of those that have served or are currently serving! We couldn’t live like we do with out each of you.

    October 7, 2015

    We are so proud to announce Dr. Bender received the Charlotte Sun Readers’ Choice Award for Best Dentist.  This is Dr. Bender’s 7th year as the recipient! Dr. Bender has been practicing dentistry for over 33 years here in Charlotte County. He is thankful for all of his faithful, long time patients, in addition to […]

    September 17, 2015

    The United Way of Charlotte County kicked off their 50th year with their annual Day of Caring yesterday.   This year’s theme is “We have a birthday wish… a Community without Poverty”.  Over 40% of households in Charlotte County are walking a financial tightrope.    The United Way works with a wide range of partners to make […]

    August 10, 2015

    Q:  Tell us about your background… Education, Organizations, Community Involvement. A:  B.S. in Nutrition, B.S. in microbiology, D.M.D. from the University of Florida. I am a member of the Charlotte County Dental Society and served as the past President. I am also on the board for the Florida Dental Association’s New Dentist Committee.  Also, I […]

    July 2, 2015

    Panther Hollow Dental Lodge had the opportunity to host the Charlotte County Chamber Business Card Exchange on Thursday, June 25th.  The Business Card Exchange is a monthly networking event and is hosted by a different member each month.  We had a fabulous group of about 85-100 members, many of whom are patients!  This was a […]

    June 25, 2015

    What a nice surprise in Monday’s edition of the Charlotte Sun! One of our staff members brought Mr. St. Germain’s original letter to the editor asking for dental assistance to the attention of Lindsey and Dr. Bender.  After consideration, Dr. Bender decided to help the young girl in need of dental treatment.  Dr. Bender would like to […]

    June 24, 2015

    June 21st was our second month volunteering at the Charlotte County Homeless Coalition.  Three of our staff members volunteered the previous month, and it was five of our staff member’s first time volunteering. It was a particularly hot evening, and a lot of the clients were lined up under the shade of a few trees […]

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