Community Highlights

Kool Smiles Dental Offering Free Care for Children

NWA – Kool Smiles in Fort Smith is holding a day of dental care, free of charge, for children. This is the third annual Sharing Smiles Day. The event will be on Sunday, May 21 from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. The dental office will provide dental treatments at no cost to uninsured and underinsured
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Utah dentist office offers free services to military, first responders

Good 4 Utah – Utah dentist office is offering free dentistry to military, firefighters, police and other first responders. Joe Maio from Apex Dental shares more about the Smiles for Success event. During this year’s Smiles for Success event, Apex’s team of doctors, hygienists, and assistants will be providing free dental care to the first
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New Survey: Kids without Dental Coverage Are Less Likely to Get Needed Care, Experience Double the Rate of Toothaches or Other Major Dental Problems

For Immediate Release Contact: Rebecca Reid Email: [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new national survey of U.S. parents shows that children without dental insurance were twice as likely as insured kids to have had a recent toothache or other dental problem that affected their ability to eat, sleep or concentrate in school. The survey reveals
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Residents, health/dental community clash on Green Bay’s fluoridization of water

January 31, 2017 | Community Highlights

On Monday night, residents, dental and healthcare professionals, and others debated the necessity of continuing to add fluoride to the water supply during Green Bay’s Protection and Welfare Committee meeting. The issue was added onto the committee’s agenda after Green Bay resident Brenda Staudenmaier asked the city to consider stopping the practice. Staudenmaier says she believes
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Heartland Dental employees donate stuffed animals to pediatric program at local hospital

WAND 17 – Dozens of stuffed animals have been donated to HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Hugs and Cuddles Program, which helps alleviate the anxiety of children visiting the hospital. Read more here.

The Smile Generation® Team Members Help “Save Play” in Southern California and Dentists Perform Over $100,000 in Donated Dentistry

November 22, 2016 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — A smile is infectious – especially when it is the smile of a child playing on a playground.  Smile Generation® partnered with the nonprofit, KaBOOM!, an organization that builds playgrounds in underprivileged areas, to build two new playgrounds for the Salvation Army Door of Hope in San Diego, CA
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Aspen Dental returns vets’ smiles!

November 2, 2016 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Illinois Homepage – One lucky Central Illinois veteran got a free trip to the dentist as part of the Healthy Mouth Movement by Aspen Dental. Its goal is to treat as many veterans as possible, without cost to them. The program is bringing more smiles to the community. For thousands of vets, like Ed Dorsey,
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Dental Associates Hosts Food Drive for The Giving Tree

September 30, 2016 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Dental Associates – Dental Associates’ Howard Dental Center coordinated a food drive for The Giving Tree, a food pantry run by the Howard-Suamico School District. The clinic asked patients and staff to donate nonperishable food items at the clinic, then staff brought the food to the pantry on September 29th . In total, the clinic
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NASCAR’s Danica Patrick Shifting Gears Towards Second Career

September 13, 2016 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Fox Business – She’s not giving up on racing any time soon but NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is already eying her next move. “At this point and time it’s racing but while I’m in racing, it’s fun to develop relationships and plant the seed about all the other things that I love to do that
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DSO Fills Dental Service Needs In Colorado

September 9, 2016 | ADSO News, Community Highlights

Risas Dental & Braces is a growing dental support organization with roots in Arizona.  It currently operates 10 offices in Arizona, with several locations in Phoenix, as well as locations inMesa, Tempe and Glendale.  A DSO member of the Association of Dental Support Organizations,they recently kicked off the grand opening of their new location in Federal Heights, Colorado, with free dental
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