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PDI in the News: 

NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams investigates the dental crisis in California and what PDI is doing it to make a difference made National News! Read the article here: NBC Nightly News 




PDI Board of Directors announced Jen Stasch, JD, MPH as NEW Executive Director.

August 7, 2020 The Press Democrat -

Pediatric Dental Initiative (PDI) becomes key source of dental care for low-income families

Jan 24, 2020 The Press Democrat -


"Exploring an innovative model for specialty dental care delivery How the Pediatric Dental Initiative of the North Coast is changing the way the industry addresses pediatric dental care in underserved populations."

Sep 18, 2019 Dental Products Report,1


PDI Surgery Center to testify in Sacramento: Little Hoover Commission Hearing on DentiCal March 22, 2018

Press Release

March 21, 2018 at Drakes University, Iowa, PDI Surgery Center will be presenting PDI's approach to treatment and prevention on childhood tooth decay, the #1 childhood health epidemic.

Harkin Agenda


PDI Surgery Center Awarded the 2017 Jefferson Award.

December, North Bay Buisness Journal, interviewed PDI Surgery Center on their article regarding the effects of the fires on nonprofits.


In November 2016, the North Bay Leadership Council recognized PDI Case Manager and Outreach Coordinator Wendy Lopez for "Empowering the Latino Community" for her work in bringing health education and healthy eating practices to Latino families in Sonoma County. CLICK HERE for a video of her story.

PHC Efforts Boost Access to Dental Care for Special-Needs Patients, August 2016


PDI Participates in Sonoma County's Human Race Fundraiser, May 2014, A Time to Soar

Napa Valley TV, January 9, 2014, Interview with Case Manager Wendy Lopez

Calistoga Tribune, January 10, 2014, Giving Back to Community Part of Lopez Family Heritage