Sacramento Area Dentist Provides Free Dental Care in Paraguay
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 10, 2018
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Last month, Dr. Tim Herman, Lead Dentist at A+ Dental Care in Roseville, CA traveled to Paraguay to deliver dental care in underserved communities surrounding its capital of Asunción. Along with a team of fellow Smile Brands Inc. affiliated colleagues and support staff, Dr. Herman volunteered his time to help deliver care to over 550 individuals in need.
Outreaches were held at schools, orphanages and community centers in the areas surrounding Asunción. Local Paraguayan dentists partnered with the team throughout the week, working side by side to deliver care late into each night. During the six days of outreaches, the local dentists were also trained on complex dental procedures and working with the portable dental equipment so they can continue to deliver smiles in their communities throughout the year.
This outreach was hosted by Smiles for Everyone Foundation (SFEF), a nonprofit with the mission to deliver smiles for everyone by providing free dental care to those in need, both at home in the US and around the world. In partnership with Diaconia, a local NGO with the mission to empower those living in poverty to live with dignity and freedom, the Smiles for Everyone Foundation has supported year-round dental outreaches in Paraguay since 2011.
Dr. Tim Herman is dedicated to giving back to his community, and also partners with the Smiles for Everyone Foundation to host Days of Giving at his offices, serving low-income individuals in the greater Sacramento area.
For further information on the Paraguay trip and other outreach efforts, please visit the Foundation's blog at https://www.smilesforeveryone.org/smile-stories/.
About A+ Dental Care
A+ Dental Care is a rapidly growing group dental practice owned and operated by Herman Dental Corporation and affiliated with the dental support organization, Smile Brands, Inc. Since 1975, A+ Dental has been delivering quality care to Northern California residents. With five convenient locations, A+ Dental Care provides comprehensive general and specialty care to patients in the greater Sacramento area including the communities of Roseville, Lincoln, Rocklin and Folsom. Their mission is to create long-term patient relationships by making dental visits convenient, affordable and stress-free. A+ relies on Smile Brands to provide world-class business support services so they can focus on delivering highly personalized patient care. Learn more at http://rosevilledentist.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 16,000 smiles and $12.5 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.
A+ Dental Care
Dr. Tim Herman
Smiles for Everyone Foundation
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