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Helping the Homeless to Smile Again At the Fourth Street Clinic

You realize ultimately, when you break down the walls of homelessness, you see that there’s a human being in the chair that has the same emotions, the same feelings, the same wishes and hopes and desires as everyone else. They’re human beings. They’re just like everyone else. They’ve just had a really rough go—whether it’s something they’ve brought on themselves or something that was handed to them. As you work here, you stop judging people…

Nuevas Sonrisas Gives Kids in Guatemala New Smiles

Dr. Streiff hopes they continue to returrn and create a new generation of adults with healthy oral care habits that will then pass them on to their own children, breaking the cycle of bad oral health, decay, and loss of adult teeth that plague so many. And that’s what keeps him going back.

Beginning with One in Hinche, Haiti

When you see the poverty for the first time, it can be very difficult. Some people have some emotional trouble with that,” Dr. Brown says. “But we always express to our patients that although we are providing them with dental care, our abilities are no more important than theirs.

Smiles for Refugees in Egypt and Jordan

The older I’ve gotten, the more I’ve learned about the difference between things that make you happy and things that bring you joy. Getting a cheeseburger or getting off work early can make you feel happy but helping others that are truly in need is what true joy is…

Healing Hearts and Creating Smiles in Honduras

"It gives me so much hope that when we’re no longer able to keep the project going they will continue to carry the torch. There’s a world out there that needs us. Thanks to Ultradent’s help and generous donation of dental supplies, it’s amazing what we’re able to accomplish.” …