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Kids Need Dentistry

  1. 1. Creating 7,000 Smiles in 2007
  2. 2. Who We Are KIND Mission: To provide high quality, affordable dental care for Colorado children in need
  3. 3. Who We Are <ul><li>KIND: </li></ul><ul><li>Offers volunteer and paid dental professionals to provide prevention services to children in need </li></ul><ul><li>Services include exams, cleanings, restorative treatments, orthodontics and emergency care </li></ul><ul><li>Families pay a small percentage of the total cost of services </li></ul>
  4. 4. Who We Are <ul><li>No child is ever turned away based on their family’s inability to pay </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifying families pay $20 per appointment, plus a percentage of the total value of services </li></ul><ul><li>Example: $150 treatment costs a total of $50 to $65 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Who We Are <ul><li>Has provided care to Colorado children for nearly a century </li></ul><ul><li>Goal in 2007: to create 7,000 smiles! </li></ul><ul><li>(through patient visits) </li></ul>
  6. 6. A Look Back <ul><li>KIND was formed in 1912 </li></ul><ul><li>A group of Denver dentists began to offer care to children of low-income miners and railroad workers </li></ul>
  7. 7. Trusted Resource <ul><li>Well-respected in the dental community </li></ul><ul><li>Prestigious honors from the American Dental Association </li></ul><ul><li>One of just two programs nationwide endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry </li></ul>
  8. 8. Statewide Programs Dental facilities Three Denver metro clinics and one Colorado Springs clinic
  9. 9. Statewide Programs Private practices Volunteers who provide care from their offices
  10. 10. Statewide Programs Miles For Smiles mobile dental clinic Treats children in rural and underserved urban communities
  11. 11. Statewide Programs Miles For Smiles mobile dental clinic Treats children in rural and underserved urban communities
  12. 12. Statewide Programs Chopper Topper program Travels to Denver metro schools
  13. 13. Our Volunteers More than 275 volunteer dentists, hygienists, dental assistants, pedodontists, orthodontists, oral surgeons and administrative volunteers
  14. 14. Our Volunteers <ul><li>Quality of care consistent with American Dental Association guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Donate time and talent at the KIND dental facilities, private practices, Miles For Smiles and Chopper Topper programs </li></ul>
  15. 15. KIND Needs <ul><li>Relies on charitable donations, planned gifts, and in-kind donations such as dental supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Contributions from foundations, corporations and individuals </li></ul><ul><li>Uses nearly 90 percent of all contributions for programs directly serving children </li></ul>
  16. 16. KIND Needs <ul><li>Donations can be made directly on www.kindsmiles.org </li></ul><ul><li>Donations can also be mailed to the KIND office </li></ul><ul><li>Planned gifts: including bequests, life insurance and real estate </li></ul>
  17. 17. KIND Needs <ul><li>Dental supplies needed: </li></ul><ul><li>X-ray duplicator General laboratory equipment </li></ul><ul><li>Oral surgery instruments Handpieces (high/slow speed) </li></ul><ul><li>Restorative instruments Dental operatory chairs/unit/cart </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant and operator chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Other items: </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop/desktop computers LCD projector </li></ul><ul><li>Small refrigerator Office chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Electric stapler Paper towels </li></ul><ul><li>Copy paper Office supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Real estate End of product lines </li></ul>
  18. 18. Healthy Smiles <ul><li>Childhood dental care and habits last a lifetime </li></ul><ul><li>KIND care is critical to the lifetime oral health of children in need </li></ul>
  19. 19. Healthy Smiles Healthy Teeth…Happy Smiles
  20. 20. Questions?
  21. 21. Contact Us Kids in Need of Dentistry Phone: 303-733-3710 Email: info@kindsmiles.org www.kindsmiles.org
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