Richard L. Schechtman, DDS, Jefferson Valley, NY, held his 11th annual "Patient Appreciation Party” on March 12, 2008, at the newly refurbished Jefferson Valley Lanes. “We’ve had children asking for braces just to be included,” Schechtman joked. Among those participating were Schechtman; his associate, Priya Patel, DDS; their staff; and patients between the ages of 8 and 14. Parents enjoyed a coffee bar and fresh fruit arrangement while watching the action. Prizes, pictures, wild exuberance, and many smiles marked the occasion, according to Schechtman.