Epic Operation Smile Mission Features Kids Oral Health Ed

For 35 years, Operation Smile has provided transformational surgical care to hundreds of thousands of patients born with cleft lip and/or cleft palate, all for free, all around the world and they focus on kids oral health as well. Not only do they transform the lives of their patients, but they also inspire and change the lives of students that participate in delivering […]

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Health for Haiti with SUNY Broome Community College – Children Win!

Health for Haiti is SUNY Broome Community College's faculty led and accredited global service learning course.   Haiti is one of the most improvrished countries on the planet and StarSmilez is proud to be a founding sponsor of their program which launched in January 2014.  This award winning program provides humanitarian assistance to the chidren and families in Haiti while giving college […]

Health for Haiti

More than 500 patients treated in Ecuador

We love stories from customers and partners that are giving their time and expertise to improve other people’s lives.  We recently were able to participate in Dr. Christopher Nuttall’s mission trip to Ecuador. His letter is below along with a few photos.  Props to the Nuttall Family and all that participated in providing services to […]

StarSmilez Helps at the Texas Mission of Mercy Event

Most people know the scarcity of dental resources in other countries, but many are shocked to know that the same dental diseases that run rampant abroad affect the majority of Americans as well. In fact, dental disease affects 95% of all American people. Luckily, for Texans in Williamson County, the Texas Dental Association is coming to […]

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StarSmilez Goes to Dental School

We bet you didn't know that despite their goofy grins and playful ways, many of our StarSmilez puppets are actually currently in dental school. They pull their all-nighters in the library, trudge through lab hours, spend years in clinicals, and earn their white coats. Well, almost anyway.  They may not be as serious at school […]

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Rockstar Mom, Jennie Garth, on Childhood Oral Health Care

When it comes to her kids, Jennie Garth has got it right.  With two new shows scheduled to hit the air and a recently released biography, this TV star and and mother of three never loses sight on what's most important – her three daughters.  Because of them, she has become an advocate for children's […]

Exploring the Outback with the Kimberley Dental Team

Who knew that a choir trip could turn into a lifelong mission to provide dental care to the underserved?  But that's exactly what happened for John and Jan Owen. John accompanied his wife and her choir, Madjitil Moorna: Singers of Aboriginal songs, when they visited Halls Creek District High School for a concert.  And then […]

StarSmilez at Work! Pediatric Dentist Offices

Need a helping hand at the office?  We've got plenty! (And we work for a lot cheaper than a dental assistant too!) StarSmilez characters are the perfect employees — always eager to help out any way that they can, including keeping little kids entertained and happy, consoling the not-so-happy ones, and even volunteering to show […]

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Kim Meehan, Mrs. New Jersey International & BG Roo

BG Roo and his baby kangaroo have been rubbing elbows with some pretty awesome celebrities, including Kim Meehan, a former Mrs. New Jersey International.  Besides her success as a pageant contestant, Kim is a dental hygienist, model, spokesperson, and retired professional cheerleader.    Given all of the positions she holds, it's no wonder that shes […]

Kim Meehan, Mrs. New Jersey International & BG Roo

Heart for Uganda

Six years ago, Alissa Cooper Sande resigned as an elementary teacher to fulfill her childhood dream of rescuing children in Africa.  Since then, she has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of children with her program Heart for Uganda.  Heart for Uganda partners with God's Care Ministries in Kyenjojo, Uganda to rescue the […]