Trailridge Family Dental August/September 2019

Aug/Sept 2019

Happy Trails

Allan W. Stevenson, DDS General Dentist 205 W. Highway 95, Parma, ID 83660


Bonding in McCall A Getaway With Our Team

The summer concluded with us sending our third daughter off to college. It goes a little smoother each time, but it never gets easy. Before she went, we made sure to share as many experiences and create as many memories as possible. College isn’t a goodbye forever, but it does mark a change in the parent-child relationship. That’s not a bad thing; it’s just the opposite, but it does make you feel like you’re on the clock to spend some quality time together. Speaking of quality time, one of the coolest things I did this summer was a two-day retreat with the Trailridge Family Dental team. We went to Camp Ida-Haven in McCall for a chance to hang outside of the office, do some team-building activities, and

get to know each other a little better. It was a true delight and something I hope will become a tradition here at the practice. We work together every day, but it’s rare to spend time with each other outside of the office. We all have busy lives back at home, so I realized it was worth making the concerted effort to bring us all together. We played a number of games where we had to collaborate, communicate, and work together to achieve a result. One involved bringing a rope across a “pond of water.” (I use the quotation marks because the pond was simulated.) It took some creative

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Team balancing on pole



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