Author Archives: Sharon

DVI’s 35th Anniversary Gala – NYC’s showstopping event in 2015

DVI’s 35th Anniversary Gala – A Cocktail Reception, Dinner & Celebration To be Remembered! On November 29th AFDVI celebrated DVI’s 35th Anniversary in style! Former United States Senator from Connecticut Joe Lieberman, as keynote speaker, praised DVI for serving as … Continue reading

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Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat Visits DVI

On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat visited DVI’s free clinic to learn more about its charitable work and the oral health care situation for the underprivileged. Mayor Barkat was particularly interested in acknowledging that DVI is providing … Continue reading

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Returning a smile to an at risk youth!

Last week, Guy, a 20 year old referred to us by Kidum Noar (the Jerusalem Municipality’s department for Youth at Risk) came in to the clinic for the first time. He had gone to a private dentist about the space … Continue reading

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DVI sends five patients with serious orthodontic needs to Hadassah for Treatment

Thanks to Alpha Omega London and Operation Blessing, DVI is sending five children for necessary orthodontic work, which we cannot provide at DVI. These children suffer from a combination of severely impacted teeth and crossbites, that would affect their normal tooth development … Continue reading

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DVI at the AAPD

At the AAPD, May 22-26, DVI manned it’s booth, and dentists came by in large numbers to talk to Michelle Levin and Dr. Roy Petel. It was heartwarming to see so many come by and let  us know that they … Continue reading

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Henry Schein Cares – Annual Shipment Arrives!

In late May 2013, the annual donation from Henry Schein Cares arrived at the Trudi Birger Dental Clinic, including a large shipment of dental supplies. Our patients helped unpack the boxes, which have completely filled our storage area! Henry Schein, Inc. … Continue reading

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Benco Dental’s Generous Donation of Hand Pieces!

Benco Dental generously offered to donate equipment to DVI, in sponsorship of the AFDVI-organized CE lecture given by Dr. Gerald Neznick in May 2013. DVI’s Trudi Birger Clinic had been in desperate need of hand pieces, so Benco CEO Chuck … Continue reading

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Focus on: Dr. Peter Kurer

Since 2004, Dr. Peter Kurer has been coming to volunteer at DVI three times a year. With his bright blue eyes and calm professional air, Dr. Kurer is loved by everyone in the clinic. One of the techniques that he … Continue reading

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Memorial Website for Zev Birger, Trudi’s Husband

Trudi and Zev Birger’s son’s Doron, Oded and Gil have made a lovely memorial website for Zev. Please click on this link to visit.

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Jerusalem Clinic Provides Inspiration for a Real Pediatric Specialization in Slovakia

When Victoria Hanusinova first came to volunteer in the DVI clinic in November 2007, she experienced an astonishing revelation about the quality of her own dentistry. Hanusinova, a dentist from Slovakia, remembers she “couldn’t do anything right.” Rather than let … Continue reading

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