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Dentistry From The Heart: Spreading free smiles across Nevada County

Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; Sierra Crest Dental will host a Dentistry From The Heart event, providing the first 50-plus people with free dental care Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.

Each of the 50 attendees will have a choice of a cleaning, filling or extraction. Care will be provided on a first come-first served basis for adults 18-years-old and over, 40169 Truckee Airport Road, Ste. 201, Truckee. Event registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and patients will be seen through 4:30 p.m. that day.

This is an inaugural event for Sierra Crest Dental. Like hundreds of other Dentistry From The Heart members, it will not be their last. This sort of outreach comes complete with renewed smiles, relief from suffering and a warm sense of gratitude that pervades the event.

Dentistry From The Heart began in 2001 with Dr. Vincent Monticciolo. He wanted to give back to the community and provide aid to the growing number of Americans without dental insurance. Dentistry From The Heart is a registered nonprofit organization that provides free dental work for people in need. Since its inception, Dentistry From The Heart has grown to include more than 200 annual events nationwide and has provided more than 60,000 people with an estimated $6 million in free dental care services. For more information please visit http://www.dentistryfromtheheart.org

Dental practitioners may contact Debbie at 530-587-9095, or info@drcolpitts.com.

and#8212; Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.com