April 6, 2012
Photo by Jeylin White
Zidon Rice, 3, (left) and his sister Za’Niah, 5, got their teeth cleaned for the first time through “Help a Child Smile” mobile dental program. Since 1994, after 14 years of family practice, founder Dr. Mark Shurett decided to take dentistry to the children via a mobile visiting schools, libraries, churches and apartment complexes.
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Dental office offering mobile services
For “Help A Child Smile” founder, Dr. Mark Shurett, getting children to the dentist seemed to be a common problem among many parents. Which is why in 1994, after 14 years of family practice, Shurett decided to take dentistry to the children via mobile through a program he developed called “Help A Child Smile.”