This year Plaza Dental Group has partnered with Mizzou Football & the Food Bank to SACK HUNGER in Missouri! Learn more here.
We have committed to donate $100 per sack at Farout Field to the Food Bank of Central & Northeast MO. You will hear more about the Sack Hunger program at Mizzou football games, on TV, & on the radio.
We celebrated the launch of Sack Hunger in August 2015 with T-shirts & doughnuts!
Food Bank - 2015
The Food Bank of Central & Northeast MO supplies food & household supplies to 32 counties and ranks in the top 10 Food Banks in the US! Plaza Dental proudly supports our Food Bank through financial donations, food drive collections, and volunteering.
7500 elementary school students in the region take home a Buddy Pack each weekend. On August 22, seventeen of us packed over 600 Buddy Packs. We look forward to several more Volunteer Days at the Food Bank! Learn more here.
MO Mission of Mercy - 2015
3 Plaza Dental doctors & 6 staff volunteered at this two-day, free dental clinic held July 31-August 1, 2015 at the Hearnes Center in Columbia, MO. The statistics are staggering...
- 1,129 Volunteers (211 dentists, 81 hygienists, and 837 others including dental assistants, students, doctors, nurses, translators, technicians and lay volunteers)
- $1,011,621 donated in free care
- 1,723 patient encounters (910 Fillings, 2,286 Extractions, 1,334 Hygiene care and education)
Watch a short video summarizing MOMOM 2015 here.
Special Olympics - 2013 & 2014
Dr. Lisenby and his staff regularly volunteer at the Special Olympics Special Smiles event in Columbia. Together with five other dental teams, they see 230 Special Olympic athletes annually for dental exams, oral hygiene instruction and lots of smiles and fun! Learn more here.
Columbia Dental Society
Dr Lisenby is former President of the Columbia Dental Society and has held an officer position for the past 5 years. Our orthodontist, Dr. Arun, was selected to present an orthodontic continuing education lecture to the dentists of Columbia and surrounding areas at a recent dental meeting.
Honduras Mission Trip - 2013
Dr. Lisenby and his staff traveled to Honduras in March 2013 with World Gospel Outreach to provide dental care to underserved and indigent citizens of Tegucigalpa, Honduras. They provided dental exams, extractions, fillings, and cleanings in inner-city neighborhood churches to bring physical relief and spiritual hope to many suffering families.
Dr. Lisenby and Dr. Tinker are both excited to return to Honduras in Spring 2016!
Chamber of Commerce
We feel a responsibility to assist in the growth our community. Plaza Dental Group has been associated with the Columbia Chamber of Commerce since our inception in 2008. Over the years we enjoyed various levels of participation, including being the presenting sponsor for the Chamber Women's Network and sponsoring Chamber Quarterly Breakfasts. Learn more here.