Dentists, hygienists and office staff volunteer to provide free dental care to residents in communities throughout Washington and Oregon.
Longview, WA -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/04/2016 -- News highlights:
- Gift of Smiles is a free dental day held February 19th at our Pacific Northwest dental offices
- Appointments must be made the day prior to receive services on the scheduled free dental day
- All total, since its inception, Smiles Dental has donated over $585,000 in free dental services to the communities we serve throughout Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.
Smiles Dental announced today they will be holding a Free Dental Day at each of their locations during their annual Gift of Smiles effort. Residents of the area are able to call in the day prior to the event to schedule a one hour appointment for either a cleaning or restorative dental work. Restorative work includes fillings, extractions, or anything that can be done in one hour that does not require additional labs.
"Our annual Gift of Smiles effort is one that our dental family has committed to, as a function of our mission of having a Positive Impact in our communities for many years. It is a wonderful day of service in which we experience the immediate and tangible rewards of serving those in pain or who otherwise would not have access to regular dental care," explains Ann Lucas, Director of Operations.
Below is a list of each of the locations participating in Gift of Smiles. Most offices are hosting the effort on Friday, February 19th. The Riddle and Roseburg offices are hosting their effort on Friday, February 26th and the Salem office is hosting Gift of Smiles on Saturday, February 27th. For each office, appointments must be made by phone the day before; phone lines open at 8:00am.
Smiles Dental - Tumwater, WA 344 Cleveland Ave, Suite F 360-352-7140
Smiles Dental - Lacey, WA 7046 Pacific Ave. SE 360-491-9666
Smiles Dental - Longview, WA 820 Ocean Beach Hwy. Suite 110 360-577-0566
Smiles Dental - Ridgefield, WA 109 S 65th Ave. Suite 104 360-887-2333
Smiles Dental - Hazel Dell, WA 10009 Hazel Dell Ave. 360-574-3070
Smiles Dental - Camas, WA 19221 SE 34th St 360-882-9595
Smiles Dental – NE Portland, OR 2150 NE 82nd Ave 503-254-0888
Smiles Dental – Milwaukie, OR 11084 SE Oak St. 503-659-9667
Smiles Dental - Woodburn, OR 1018 N Boones Ferry Rd 503-981-1841
Smiles Dental - Salem, OR 2245 Mission St. SE 503-399-0220
Smiles Dental - Lebanon, OR 175 Park St. 541-258-4746
Smiles Dental – Eugene, OR 2201 Willamette St, Suite A 541-343-3722
Smiles Dental – Roseburg, OR 1683 West Harvard 541-673-3552
Smiles Dental - Riddle, OR 150 Main St. 541-874-3126
Smiles Dental – Klamath Falls, OR 4052 S. 6th St 541-883-7706
Due to the popularity of this event, Smiles can only see patients who are scheduled in advance.
Last year our Smiles Dental locations combined, donated over $150,000 in free dental services and served 350 patients. The company has given over $585, 000 during Gift of Smiles since its inception.
"I have participated in this effort for 10 years, and it has been the most rewarding handful of days in my 15 year dental career," continues Lucas, "It gives you that warm feeling in your heart of giving back and doing the right thing. Our teams look forward to serving those in our community each year!"
For more details about Gift of Smiles, please visit our website.
About Smiles Dental
Smiles Dental is a privately held, locally focused, multi-location group practice in the Pacific Northwest. Based in Longview, Washington, Smiles was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500/5000 Fastest Growing Companies in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Smiles has offices in Alaska, Oregon and Washington and continues to expand. The company's unique culture fosters top quality dentistry and a highly personalized patient experience that has resulted in Smiles being recognized as "Best Dentist" in local polls for several years in multiple locations. Smiles mission is Ultimate Service, Superior Performance and Positive Impact – this mission permeates throughout the organization and results in patient experience excellence.
For more information visit http://welovesmiles.com.