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Dr. Mark Shurett cuts the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the 17th mobile dental unit that is part of the Help A Child Smile fleet, which provides students throughout Georgia with dental services at their schools. The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce sponsored the ribbon cutting for the vehicle, which was locally designed and Georgia-built. (Special Photo)
Dr. Mark Shurett, of Shurett Dental Group in Conyers, recently announced the addition of a 17th unit to the Help A Child Smile fleet of mobile dental offices.
Partnering with schools, Help A Child Smile provides comprehensive dental care to children at school. This care includes cleanings, X-rays, exams, fluoride treatment, sealants and restorative treatment. The dental care is provided inside of fully-equipped and self-contained mobile offices.
In the upcoming 2013-2014 school year, Help A Child Smile will partner with over 700 schools throughout Georgia providing comprehensive dental care to approximately 90,000 children.
Help A Child Smile also participates in charity events throughout the state such as Georgia Mission of Mercy (GMOM), Give Kids A Smile (a national event sponsored by the American Dental Association and the Georgia Dental Association), Dentistry From The Heart and Special Olympics.
The addition of the new two-chair mini-mobile van will allow Help A Child Smile to provide service to smaller schools. This design also provides a good platform for follow-up restorative care.
To learn more about Help A Child Smile, visit www.hcsga.com.