Bright Now!® Dental Delivers Smiles for the Summer Holiday

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In Partnership with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation, Bright Now!® Dental Provides Free Dental Services to 92 Patients

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Bright Now!® Dental partnered with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation to open its Orlando, FL office on June 29th to provide free dental services for underinsured, low-income individuals.

Volunteers from Bright Now! Dental offices across Florida kicked off their Independence Day celebrations by serving their local community. Four dentists and their patriotic support staff hosted the Orlando Day of Giving, where 92 underinsured patients received free services such as cleanings, exams, fillings, extractions, and more. These individuals were informed about the event through local nonprofit organizations that partnered with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation. Some of these groups include The Salvation Army of Orlando, Heart of Florida United Way, and Samaritan Resource Center.

The Orlando Team delivered over $45,000 of donated dentistry to the patients, who were more than ecstatic to receive the care. “Thank you so much for the work you put into helping the community,” cheered patient Ryan K. “You really are making a difference. The service was amazing and I couldn’t be happier!” In agreement, patient Eric R. chimed, “You all are an incredible blessing. Thank you so much for your charitable hearts.”

The Smiles for Everyone Foundation would like to thank the entire Team, including Dr. Alexander Duque, Dr. Azany Reyes, Dr. Angel Rivers-Castro, and Dr. Melissa Williams for travelling from all around Florida to volunteer at this event. It was their hard work and dedication that allowed us to deliver Smiles in Orlando just in time for the summer holiday!

The next Day of Giving that the Foundation is hosting will be at Monarch Dental® in Mesquite, TX on July 13th. Please visit http://www.smilesforeveryone.org for more information.

About Bright Now!® Dental
Bright Now! ® Dental provides general dentistry, children’s dentistry and, in select locations, specialty care services such as orthodontics, oral surgery, periodontics and endodontics at over 150 offices across Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, Virginia and Washington. Bright Now! Dental’s Orlando office is operated by Valley Forge Dental of Florida, P.A. (the “Group”). The Group is affiliated with Smile Brands Inc., one of the largest providers of business support services to dental groups in the United States. Smile Brands Inc. provides comprehensive business support services through exclusive long-term service agreements with affiliated dental groups, so dentists can spend more time caring for their patients and less time on the administrative, marketing and financial aspects of operating a dental practice. Smile Brands is a portfolio company of Gryphon Investors (“Gryphon”), a leading middle-market private equity firm based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit http://www.smilebrands.com.

About the Smiles For Everyone Foundation
The Smiles for Everyone Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of delivering smiles for everyone by providing free dental care for those in need, both at home in the U.S. and around the world. Since 2011, the Smiles for Everyone Foundation has delivered over $22,000 smiles and over $16 million in donated dentistry. The foundation currently supports programs which provide free dental care to those in need in Cambodia, Ghana, Laos, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Thailand, and the United States. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://www.smilesforeveryone.org.

Contacts:
Bright Now!® Dental                    
Jody Martin    
PR@smilebrands.com                            
714.427.1299                    

Smiles for Everyone Foundation
Crystal Strait
crystal.strait@smilesforeveryone.org
714.824.5037

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