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Dental practices from across the country celebrate GKAS

February 15, 2016
Photo of Case Western Reserve University dental students Joshua Tillinger, left, Paul Mosad and Kimberly Baumgardner pose with three students
Cuteness: Case Western Reserve University dental students Joshua Tillinger, left, Paul Mosad and Kimberly Baumgardner pose with three students from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District at the Give Kids A Smile Ohio kickoff event at the university’s School of Dental Medicine Feb. 5. At the event, dental students and volunteers from the Greater Cleveland Dental Society provided free care to more than 300 elementary students, valued at nearly $50,000.

Photo of Third-year University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine student Rushi Dave performs a cleaning for patient Jillian Dietrick
Smile enhancement: Third-year University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine student Rushi Dave performs a cleaning for Give Kids A Smile patient Jillian Dietrick. The school held its GKAS event Jan. 29. 

Photo of Dr. Krunal Sherathiya and a patient
Balloons: Dr. Krunal Sherathiya and a patient pose for a photo during a Give Kids A Smile event organized by the University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry’s chapter of the California Public Health Association – North. The Feb. 6 event involved over 100 student volunteers, including 29 UCSF staff and faculty volunteers, to provide basic exams, coronal polishing, fluoride varnish and sealants to Bay Area children.