Promising Smiles

We are looking to make a major impact on the women selected to improve their smile, oral health, and boost their self esteem. We want to remove any major oral health barrier to achieve financial self sufficiency and better their lives. Uninsured single women with children that demonstrate financial need and have career goals will be given priority consideration.

To become a Promising Smiles candidate you will need to be referred by a Shasta Community Health Center clinician/dentist who supports your application. Selected women must be clean and sober. They must have a good track record of complying with treatment and keeping appointments. They are also the primary financial supporter for their families (including children, spouse, siblings and/or parents).

Dental Services Grant Application Instructions

The Dental Services Grant is tailored to serve low income uninsured women in need of dental care.   The program goal is to provide resources that eliminate the obstacle of poor dental health and to help raise self esteem and build the confidence necessary to achieve financial self-sufficiency.

Step 1:  Meet the grant eligibility guidelines
 

  • Referred by a Shasta Community Health Center clinician/dentist who supports this application
  • Provide the primary financial support for their families (including children, spouse, siblings and/or parents)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Have career goals

Step 2:
Fill out the Promising Smiles Application

Step 3:
Submit your application to:

Cheryl Russo, RDH, Associate Dental Director
Shasta Community Health Center
1400 Market Street Room 8103
Redding, CA  96001

Step 4:
You will be contacted for a selection interview by dental staff, pending approval of your application.




This program is funded in part by Soroptimist International of Downtown Redding.

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