AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Twelve dentists and over fifty support staff hosted a Day of Giving, sponsored by National Dentex Labs, at the Castle Dental® office in Austin, Texas on September 28th. National Dentex Labs is a dental restoration and appliance lab service, and is a proud supporter of the Smiles for Everyone Foundation. The company provided the monetary support needed to host the event and provide free cleanings, fillings, extractions, and more to nearly 90 low-income patients.
Many of the individuals treated at the event were referred by local nonprofit organizations that partnered with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation. These organizations include Central Texas Food Bank, United Way of Greater Austin, and Refugee Services of Texas. Patients benefited from nearly $65,000 of donated dentistry and were treated by a Team of dedicated volunteers who ensured they received the best quality care.
"This program has such a positive impact," shared patient Thomas T. "I feel that the staff, especially the doctor, really care about my overall health." In agreement, patient Heather F. expressed, "Thank you from the bottom of my heart. You guys are literally changing lives!"
The Smiles for Everyone Foundation would like to thank both National Dentex Labs and the entire Team of volunteers, including Dr. Mihaela Atanasiu, Dr. Edgardo Gonzalez, Dr. Luis Orraca, Dr. Lindsay Peterson, Dr.Shruti Sharma, Dr. Francisco Somoza, Dr. Prameela Vennapusala, Dr. Hooty Alayan, Dr. Najy Zarroug, Dr. Evan Blackwell, Dr. Joseph Kao, and Dr. Sravanthi Vasarla-Rao. It was their hard work and support that allowed us to deliver Smiles for Everyone® in Austin, Texas!
About Castle Dental®
Castle Dental provides general dentistry, children's dentistry and, in select locations, specialty care services such as orthodontics, oral surgery, periodontics and endodontics at 59 offices throughout Texas and Tennessee. Castle Dental is operated by dental groups that have affiliated with Smile Brands Inc., one of the largest providers of support services to dental groups in the United States. Smile Brands Inc. provides comprehensive business support services through exclusive long-term 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.castledental.com
About National Dentex Labs
National Dentex Labs is the largest dental lab network in the United States. NDX offers more than 30 service-oriented local labs, aesthetic labs with deep experience and skills, simple domestic and offshore mail-order options, and the most advanced technology in digital dentistry and surgical planning. For more information, visit http://www.nationaldentex.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 24,000 smiles and over $18 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.
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