Tampa dentist gives back to community with discount and donations to food drive

Offering deeply discounted dental services with proceeds benefiting the Metropolitan Ministries food bank.

The community discount spearheaded by Dr. Diez to benefit people in need of health care as well as the local food bank will remain in effect until Aug. 31, 2011.

Read more about Dr. Diez’s community efforts here and watch the video below.

Dr. Randall Diez: 5010 Gunn Highway, Tampa, 813-960-5869

Image via cosmeticdentisttampafl.com

Tampa dentist Dr. Randall Diez is doing his part to help the community in two ways: giving inexpensive dental care to those who can't afford it (and are without insurance) and helping fill the shelves of local food banks.

After reading a report in the New York Times about the increasing numbers of Americans that are going hungry and seeing how the current recession and job losses have affected many people, he decided to do what he could to lend a helping hand. Dr. Diez is offering dental services at a fraction of his normal rate — for $39, a person without dental insurance can receive an oral examination, x-rays and dental cleaning — and he will donate all proceeds received from this discounted offer to the Metropolitan Ministries so they, in turn, can help feed local people who can't afford to put food on their tables.

"I want to do my part to ensure that Americans stay healthy and to help those who are going hungry by sponsoring this food drive for the residents of our community," explains Dr. Diez. "In a troubled economy that affects many Americans, the spirit of giving to others is needed more than ever. The more people who know about this effort, the more needy families can receive aid."


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