Pacific Dental Services-supported practices celebrate 11 years of donated care on Smile Generation Serve Day

Giving: Dr. Katelyn Bobbit, left, and dental assistant Gisell Rodriguez treat a patient at Santa Fe Modern Dentistry in Santa Fe, New Mexico, during the 11th annual Smile Generation Serve Day.

One Saturday each August, Pacific Dental Services-supported offices come together and serve their local communities by offering a day of free dentistry and community service during Smile Generation Serve Day.

This year, Smile Generation Serve Day took place on Saturday, Aug. 21.

Since its inception in 2011, PDS-supported practices have served over 21,000 patients and provided $39 million in donated dentistry on Smile Generation Serve Day.

Pacific Dental Services officially started in 1994, supporting its first office in Costa Mesa, California, and today, PDS has more than 800 supported offices in 24 states.

Generosity: Dental assistant Kia Setareh supports Dr. Mega Patel as she treats a patient at Northridge Dental Group in Northridge, California, during Smile Generation Serve Day.
Service: From left, Santa Fe Modern Dentistry’s operations manager MaryJo Abney, owner dentist Dr. Kelley Ryals and Pacific Dental Services Southern Colorado/New Mexico Regional Partner Stephanie Wootan, who have all served in the U.S. Army, pose together on Smile Generation Serve Day.


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