Dental Health Month

Thursday, February 1, 2024 9:00 AM - Thursday, February 29, 2024 5:00 PM (PST)


In February, we promote healthy smiles by joining with our dental community to offer free dental screenings right inside the Museum! Free screenings on Saturdays Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24 from 2–4 p.m., and on First Friday Night Feb. 2 from 6–8 p.m. Museum admission is also free with your screening. Reservations required. Call (360) 956-0818 ext 0. Screening Sponsor, Small to Tall Pediatric Dentistry with support from SPSCC Dental Assisting Program.

Kids can pretend to be the dentist in our Puget Sound Dental Office exhibit and meet Amazon of Olympia as Wonder Woman and as Captain Carter (see below for dates and times). From sewing a toothy pillow to exploring super-sized animal teeth (fangs and sabers of giant cats), families can enjoy fun and engaging dental health activities all month long.

  • Explore the Puget Sound Dental Office in the Emergency! Gallery, open every day
  • Register for a free dental screening
  • Build toothbrush bots
  • See some of the biggest teeth (smilodon, big cats, wildcats)
  • Sew a monster mouth or tooth fairy pillow
  • Explore different animal and insect teeth (herbivore, omnivore, carnivore)
  • Play with electric bytes (connect circuits to power dental objects)
  • Meet and get your photo taken with Amazon of Olympia (as Wonder Woman) Feb. 2, 5–7 p.m. & Feb. 24, 2–4 p.m. Amazon of Olympia (as Captain Carter) will be here Feb. 17, 2–4 p.m.

Check out our Dental Health Month page for more information and a complete list of sponsors.

Hands On Children's Museum
414 Jefferson St. NE
Olympia, WA 98501-2201 United States
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Beth Garson
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Thursday, February 1, 2024 9:00 AM - Thursday, February 29, 2024 5:00 PM (PST)
Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 10am-5pm
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