Easter Contest - April 2015
During this year’s Easter Contest, patients were challenged to guess the correct number of gooey, chewy jelly beans in the jar. With an amazing entry of 2128, Logan was just 4 away from the exact number. How close were you?
The actual number of jelly beans in the jar = 2132
As our winner, Logan received a $20 gift card to Sweet Frog Yogurt. If you're in braces, remember to steer clear of chewy treats like jelly beans to keep your braces and your teeth healthy!
Crazy Contest of Color - June 2015
This year's Spring Contest challenged both your mathematical skills and your imagination. To enter, patients were asked to guess the correct number of colorful rings in the jar and then tell us what they actually were!
Congratulations go to the winner of Crazy Contest of Color, Josh Ford. With an amazing guess of 756, Josh guessed the exact number of colorful "O" rings in the jar. As our winner, he took home a $25 Best Buy gift card.
Patriotic Ribbon Contest - July 2015
In celebration of the Fourth of July holiday, our reception room was adorned with yards and yards of red, white and blue ribbons. The challenge was to guess the exact length of those curly ribbons and our winner came close.
Michaela Kuehne made an excellent guess of 576 feet, 5 inches—just one foot away from the actual combined length of all the ribbons. As our winner, Michaela received four passes to Churchville Miniature Golf. We even threw in gift cards to Arctic Circle for a fun-filled summer day.
Summer Seashell Contest - August 2015
Ahh, Summer . . . Don’t you just love it! There’s nothing better than sand between your toes, soaking up the sun, or collecting seashells by the seashore? We collected some seashells of our own, put them in a jar, and made them the theme of our summer contest!
Congratulations go to Michaela Kuehn whose guess of 260 was just two away from the actual number of seashells in the jar. As our winner, Michaela took home a $25 ITunes gift card!
Way to go Michaela . . ., You're the first patient to win two contests in a row. That's amazing!
Ravens Purple Pride Contest - September 2015
With the NFL season in full swing, we were thinking football. To show our spirit, we kicked off the Ravens season with our Purple Pride Contest.
Congratulations go to the winner of our contest, Asia Nowell. With an amazing entry of 293, Asia was just one away from the actual number of purple and black gumballs in the jar. As our winner, she took home a $25 gift card to Dick's Sporting Goods.
Way to go, Asia!
Halloween "Forbidden Zone" Contest
It just wouldn’t be Halloween without candy treats, so we put them our Forbidden Zone jar and challenged you to guess the total number of sticky, chewy treats inside! With an amazing entry of 437, Blake Stallard was just three away from the exact number of treats. As our winner, he received a $25 gift card to Regal Cinemas for a fun-filled night at the movies!
Halloween is always a tricky time for patients in braces. This year’s in-office contest was a friendly reminder for those in braces to steer clear of chewy, gooey candy treats like those in our Forbidden Zone Jar.
All About Autumn Contest - November 2015
With the Signs of the Fall season are all around us, we thought we’d test your brain power with our All About Autumn Contest. We had Autumn Word Scrambles, Thanksgiving Trivia and Pumpkins Facts or Fiction questions that kept many of you guessing. While our contest proved to be a real challenge for many of you, we had several patients who answered 100% of our questions correctly. We randomly chose the name of one lucky winner from all those who qualified. Congratulations go to Olivia Simon. As our winner, she received a $25 Target gift card.
Here’s a sampling of our fun trivia that you can share with your friends . . . Did you know that the world’s largest pumpkin pie was 20 feet in diameter and weighed 3,699 pounds! What’s the recipe for a world record pie? All you need is 1,212 lbs. of canned pumpkin, 233 dozen eggs, 109 gallons of evaporated milk, 525 lbs. of sugar, 7 lbs. of salt, and 14.5 lbs. of cinnamon. Wow!
Christmas Ornament Contest - December 2015
During this year’s holiday season we decorated our Braces-Themed Christmas tree with all the trimmings. It sparkled with strings of light, shiny retainers and, of course, those colorful balls that make the Christmas tree dazzle. In the spirit of the dazzling tree tradition, we also celebrated the holiday season with our Christmas Ornament Contest.
Patients were challenged to guess the correct number of colorful ornaments in the jar, and everyone did a great job. We had just one patient who guessed the exact number of ornaments.
Congratulations go to Kent Bero. As our winner, Kent received a $25 gift card to Best Buy. Thanks to all who joined in the contest fun!
Wonders of Winter Contest - January 2016
From word jumbles to wacky winter trivia, our Wonders of Winter Contest tested your knowledge of all things winter. Everyone did a great job, but we had only one patient who answered 100% of our questions correctly. Congratulations go to Sam Cox. As our winner, Sam took home a $25 iTunes gift card.
How's your winter trivia knowledge? Here's a sample of just one of our Wonders of Winter Trivia questions:
What percentage of fresh snow is composed of air?
Fresh, undisturbed snow is composed of a high percentage of air trapped among the lattice structure of the accumulated snow crystals. Fresh, undisturbed snow typically is 80% trapped air.
St. Patrick's Day Contest - March 2016
During this year's St. Patrick's Day Contest, patients were challenged to guess the number of golden nuggets in our leprechaun’s pot of gold. It looks like Mackenie Plowman had the luck of the Irish!
With an amazing entry of 284, Mackenzie guessed the exact number of nuggets. As our winner, she received a $25 gift card to Regal Cinemas for a fun night at the movies.
Thanks to all who joined in the fun and made our contest a success!
Robin's Nest Spring Contest - May 2016
The signs of Spring are all around us . . . flowers are blooming, bees are buzzing and robins are chirping! We celebrated the start of the season with our Robin’s Egg Contest.
Patients put on their thinking caps and took a guess at the number of robin’s eggs in the nest.
Congratuations go to Emmy Gagnon whose entry of 222 was just one away from the actual number of eggs in the robin's nest. As our winner, Emmy took home a $20 gift card to Sweet Frog Yogurt for some cool, tasty treats.