Oral Health Care in Guatemala

  Smile Generation®-trusted offices are committed to providing oral health care to people across the world. In April 2018, a group of eight volunteers partnered with the Pacific Dental Services® Foundation’s Dental Clinic to serve members of rural communities in Xenacoj, Guatemala. Over three days, over 125 people traveled rugged terrain—some for nearly two hours—to […]

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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. Do you know the signs of oral cancer?

According to The Oral Cancer Foundation, almost 50,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. The good news is there is an 80-90% survival rate when diagnosed and treated early. To help make sure as many people as possible get that early diagnosis, the month of April has been designated […]

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Earth Day Recycle

Earth Day Has Us Going Green

Each year on Earth Day people gather all over the world to take action toward preserving our planet. In honor of the holiday, we made a list of our favorite ways to be kind to the environment and our wallets. Power Down: Unplugging devices and turning power-strips off at night will save electricity. Ditch Disposable: […]

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2018 Smile Generation Serve Ambassadors

Smile Generation Serve Ambassadors are volunteers who are passionate about community service and want to encourage those around them to participate in local, national and international service.

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Restoring Lives and Smiles!

The Pacific Dental Services® Foundation mobile dental clinic visits The Samaritan Center of Simi Valley Since 1994, The Samaritan Center of Simi Valley has been serving homeless individuals.  Through outreach programs provided at the center, guests have access to public mental health services, job recruitment, veterans’ services, and more. The Samaritan Center’s goal is to […]

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Fun Facts About Teeth – History of Dentistry

Since National Dentist Day is March 6, we thought we would take a look back at the history of dentistry this month. Dentistry may seem like a modern profession, but fossils and historical writings show that dentists have been around for a long, long time. There is even an ancient Egyptian manuscript that talks about […]

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A New Home And A New Smile

Smile Generation®-trusted offices from Louisiana came together with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge to provide a new home for one special community member.

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Smiling Toothbrush Cup

Move over Valentine’s Day. February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month!

There’s more to this month than flowers, love notes and chocolates. February is also National Children’s Dental Health Month! To celebrate, we’re going to talk about the importance of kid’s dental health today.

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February is Heart Health Month!

Did you know February is Heart Health Month? Reason #1 that’s important: one in four people die of heart disease in the U.S. every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Reason #2 that’s important: studies show 84% of people with cardiovascular disease also have gum (periodontal) disease.  

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Serving with the Smile Generation – 2017 Highlights

As we reflect on 2017, we are grateful for the good things that happened and the countless uplifting moments we enjoyed because of what we do. At the same time, we are reminded of the natural disasters that affected the lives of those surrounding us. From the devastating hurricanes in Florida and Houston, to the […]

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