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Give Kids a Smile Day

On Friday, February 3, 2023 The MSDA Foundation will partner with various organizations to ensure access to quality oral healthcare for children in Maryland.

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Give Kids a Smile Day
Give Kids a Smile Day

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Feb 03, 2023, 8:00 AM

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About the event

About Give Kids A Smile

The Give Kids A Smile® (GKAS) program, launched nationally in 2003, provides underserved children with free oral health care. Each year approximately 6,500 dentists and 30,000 dental team members volunteer at local GKAS events to provide free oral health education, screenings, preventive and restorative treatment to over 300,000 children.

Give Kids A Smile Day

GKAS events kick off annually on the first Friday in February, which is Give Kids A Smile Day. GKAS events are held throughout the year. On Feburary 3, 2023, The MSDA Foundation will host GKAS events at various locations across the State of Maryland. GKAS event sites and volunteer sign up are listed below. Please frequently check back as this page is continuously updated.  

Give Kids A Smile Vision

To ensure access to quality oral healthcare for all children.

Give Kids A Smile Event Locations

MSDA Foundation Events

Westmar Early Learning Center (Allegany County)

  • February 3rd (No Volunteers Needed)
  • 60 Children to be served

Park Elementary School (Anne Arundel County)

  • Friday, February 3rd 8:10 AM - 9:10 AM (1st assembly for primary grades) and 1:30 PM (2nd assembly for intermediate)
  • 201 E 11th Ave Brooklyn Park, MD 21225
  • 510 students to be served

Barber shops/beauty salons

The Shop Spa Barbershop

  • Date and Time TBA
  • 5916 Riggs Rd in Hyattsville, MD
  • Volunteers Needed

Salon in Baltimore City in Sandtown

  • Date and Time TBA
  • Penn Ave.
  • Volunteers Needed

Non- MSDAF Events

The Children’s Oral Health Institute & Baltimore County Dental Association GKAS event (Baltimore County)

  • Friday, February 3rd 10 am
  • Beth Tfiloh Community School - 3300 Old Court Road Pikesville, MD 21208
  • Serving 190 5th - 8th graders
  • Contact Dr. Joanne Reif to volunteer via email at via email at Dr.jbr@crossroadsdentalarts.com or by phone 443-604-2200

The Children’s Oral Health Institute & Baltimore County Dental Association Middle School to Dental School Mentoring Initiative (Baltimore City)

  • Friday, February 10th 10 am
  • Mother Mary Lange Catholic School - 200 N. Martin Luther King Blvd Baltimore, MD
  • Serving 91 6th through 8th grade students
  • Contact Dr. Joanne Reif to volunteer via email at via email at Dr.jbr@crossroadsdentalarts.com or by phone 443-604-2200

Wisteria Dental Care GKAS event (Germantown) 

  • Saturday, February 18th 9 am – 5 pm
  • 19729 Executive Park Circle Germantown, MD 20874
  • Volunteer support needed for Dentist (3) and Hygienists (2) ONLY
  • Contact Mayur Mody for additional information or to volunteer at 240-330-9421 or  wisteria.gkas@gmail.com

Catholic Charities GKAS events (Montgomery County and PG County)

  • Dental talk presentations at Oakland Elementary School Date and Time: TBA
  • Serving 400 students (two groups, 1st. Group, Pre-K to 2nd grade, and 2nd. Group, 2nd to 5th grade)
  • Contact Walter Vasquez via email walter.vasquez@cc-dc.org for more information

Dr. Lyndsay Kuzmak has an annual “Tooth Fairy” Event

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023 2 pm – 4 pm
  • Sandymount Elementary School in Finksburg (Carroll County) - 2222 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD 21048
  • Serving 200 children
  • For more information email Dr. Lyndsay Kyzmak at lyndsaykuzmakdds@gmail.com

Mt. Airy Children's Dental Associates David M. Hasson, DMD and Associates (Caroll County)

  • 602 Center St #203, Mt Airy, MD 21771
  • School nurse usually provides screenings: exams, x-rays, prophy
  • For more information call (301) 829-6588

Eastern Shore Chesapeake Healthcare

Lee Family Dentistry (Frederick) 

  • 604 Solarex Court Unit 200 in Frederick MD 21703 
  • Volunteers Needed set-up and wipe-down between patients as well as a Spanish-speaking volunteer to translate/schedule appointments
  • To volunteer of for additional information email Dr. Arthur Lee at lfdentistry10@gmail.com 

Wheaton Woods Elementary School (Montgomery County)

  • 4510 Faroe Pl. Rockville, MD 20853
  • Tuesday, February 3rd from 10-11:30 am
  • Kindergarten class - Serving 88 children
  • Email Dr. Andrew Hong for more information at ahorng008@gmail.com

Neelsville Middle School Career Day (Montgomery County) 

  • 11700 Neelsville Church Rd. Germantown, MD 20876
  • Friday, March 3rd from 8 am-12 pm
  • 850 children
  • Email Jignasha Parikh for more information at Jignasha_U_Parikh@mcpsmd.org or call Robin Greene 301-353-8071

Volunteer Sign-Up: Click Here To Volunteer

If you are aware of any other GKAS events in Maryland please let us know by emailing us at Foundation@msda.com so that we can continue to connect dental students, dental team members, and other community workers with program coordinators to volunteer at GKAS events. 

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