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HEALTHY SMILES FOR KIDS OF ORANGE COUNTY

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Health & Medicine

Location

17511 ARMSTRONG AVE SECOND FLOORIRVINE, CA 92614 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To improve the oral health of children in Orange County through collaborative programs directed at prevention, outreach and education, access to treatment, and advocacy.

Description

Although tooth decay is one of the most chronic childhood diseases, it is 100 percent preventable. Through the help of various supporters, Healthy Smiles was brought to life and is now a resource that provides pediatric dental services to underserved families throughout Orange County.

2004: Children & Families Commission of Orange County, Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), and Boys & Girls Club of Garden Grove collaborate to develop a comprehensive pediatric health and dental center.

2010: Healthy Smiles begins to offer dental services at CHOC.

2016: Healthy Smiles launches Smiles X-Press Teledentistry Program, the only service that provides dental diagnostics, preventative care, and early intervention services in a child’s classroom.

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