An Antidote to our Violent World

An Antidote to our Violent World

It seems that everywhere we turn we are bombarded with stories of violence and killing; Dallas, Nice, Istanbul, Baton Rouge – to name but a few. This constant barrage of horrific news definitely takes a toll on our individual and collective psyche. Pessimism is the order of the day and there seems to be no […]

How buying promotional products can create more smiles

How buying promotional products can create more smiles

Each year, most orthodontists buy some amount of branded products to promote their practices, whether that is ‘give away’ items such as pens or tote bags or logo’d apparel, such as scrubs or uniforms. While expenditures for those items vary widely, a certain sum usually appears as a line item in the practice budget. Usually […]

Smiles Change Lives Gives Families A Hand Up

One misconception about Smiles Change Lives (SCL) is that we exist to serve the “poor”. Nothing could be further from the truth. SCL’s goal is to help people help themselves. We do not dispense “charity,” nor are we interested in helping those seeking “charity.” While we certainly recognize that some people have less financial means […]

Too Good To Be True???

Often at Smiles Change Lives (SCL), we hear the refrain “Is Smiles Change Lives too good to be true?” The answer is a resounding, NO!!! SCL is exactly what it purports to be – an organization offering a hand up to those families who can’t afford the full cost of braces. Why the skepticism? My […]

OOW May 23-29 2016: All About Braces

OOW May 23-29 2016: All About Braces

Congratulations to Dr. Hilary Baskin of All About Braces for being chosen as SCL’s Orthodontic Provider of the Week! They have offices in Aurora, Denver and Lakewood, CO. We thank Dr. Baskin and her entire team for the generosity, dedication and outstanding service they provide to our SCL program participants! Dr. Baskin has been a […]

Changing Lives… One Smile At A Time...
  • "Our son would have gone without braces if it wasn't for SCL! Thankful for this program and staff that care. We are currently in treatment. It is already making a difference. "

    - Alice W.

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  • "Amazing program that has truly changed my life. Once I was accepted it was such an easy process. Thank you so much!! I would recommend any one with low income and bad teeth to go through the process."

    - Alexandria W.

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  • "Just had our last appointment. Being a school teacher I didn't make a lot of money. This program allowed me to give my daughter a smile that she shares with everyone. Thanks."

    - Tiffany L.

    5 star review
  • "I just had not one but two daughters finish having their braces on through Smiles Change Lives and we are so happy with the results. Thank you for providing this service!"

    - Daya G.

    5 star review
  • "This is an incredible organization with Orthodontists donating their skills to change children's lives. More people in need should know about this fantastic program"

    - Judith W.

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  • "My son has finally been accepted, approved, and assigned an orthodontist. He goes tomorrow for his first appointment to start getting his braces. Thanks SCL, you have made my son very happy."

    - Alan P.

    5 star review
  • "I am so thankful for smiles change lives for helping a struggling mother out. What an amazing program that helps families."

    - Joy S.

    5 star review
  • "I cannot say enough GREAT things about this program! They have given both of my daughters a new outlook on life, & self confidence that I could never teach."

    - Shelly P.

    5 star review

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