Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic

Progress

Funding For Construction & First Year Operations
Volunteer Dentists

Introducing OPEN M's Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic

Since 2005, when the OPEN M Medical Clinic began seeing uninsured dental patients, dental care has remained one of the largest unmet health needs in Summit County. It is still the most sought after specialty in our clinic. 

OPEN M’s Medical Clinic sees dental patients in one of the medical exam rooms, but the Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic will be a dedicated dental suite. It is a complete dental room with two bays to see multiple patients at one time and is compliant with all new state requirements.

The budget to execute construction and maintain operations for one year is $100,000. We have raised $60,000 leaving us with a need of $40,000. Your support directly benefits the expansion of the Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic and allows us to double the amount of patients we serve each year. After our first year, we will have access to additional grants specifically for dental care. These new opportunities will allow us to carry the additional operation costs moving forward.

Our goal is to be fully funded by April 3, 2020, which will allow us to start seeing patients in the OPEN M Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic later that month. Many patients have been on a waitlist for months already. Our needs are not only great, but urgent. 

Read the official campaign letter and consider donating today! Donations of $500 or more will be honored with a plaque outside the Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic as a reminder for those who helped to establish this great service.

JUST SOME OF THOSE TO THANK FOR THEIR INVOLVEMENT!

Harry and Fran Donovan

Fran and her late husband, Harry, have been supporters of OPEN M for decades, and we couldn’t be happier to have their names associated with OPEN M.

Lynne Dougherty

Lynne is a long-time volunteer and advocate for OPEN M. She is a true community partner for us and is helping to lead the development of the Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic.

Stark Development

Stark Development is a general contracting company providing expertise in the planning, permitting, design and construction of a wide range of commercial building projects.

Benco Dental

Benco Dental is a full-service dental distributor, continually working to simplify dentistry’s needs.

Semans Family Dentistry

Fairlawn dentist Tom Semans has been providing the highest level of dental care for more than 25 years in a state-of-the art practice.

Interested in volunteering?

Both our Medical Clinic and Dental Clinic operate thanks to volunteer medical professionals who give their time. We are actively looking for volunteer Dentists, Dental Assistants, and Dental Hygienists to see patients in the Harry and Fran Donovan Dental Clinic as soon as April 2020. Please email j.rist@openm.org if you would like to find out more about volunteering!

Be the reason!

Want to be a dental patient?

If you are interested in being seen in our Dental Clinic, please contact us. We are by appointment only.

The more the merrier!

Once opened, OPEN M is excited to see twice as many dental patients as we have been able to see per year. Wait lists for specialties like dentistry have been up to six months long before we can match the patient with an open appointment. We look forward to meeting the dental needs of our community much faster in 2020!

ANGEL SEESE, RN

ANGEL SEESE, RN

Clinic Manager

KATHRYN EGAN, BSPH, LPN

KATHRYN EGAN, BSPH, LPN

Clinic Coordinator

LORI BITTNER, CMA (AAMA)

LORI BITTNER, CMA (AAMA)

Clinic Receptionist

KRIS ROBERTS, RDN, LD

KRIS ROBERTS, RDN, LD

Dietitian / Nutritionist

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