Discovering Our Voices dental program will get main grant

Discovering Our Voices has obtained $10,000 for its new statewide program referred to as “Discovering Our Smiles” of free, dignified dental take care of Maine girls and youngster victims of home abuse. 

The grant from the Elmina B. Sewall Basis will assist the grassroots, survivor-powered nonprofit sustain with the momentum of “Discovering Our Smiles”.  For the reason that launch of this program six months in the past, 18 dentists throughout Maine together with oral surgeons and orthodontists have signed on to supply professional bono dental procedures. Two dental labs, Port Metropolis out of Windham and NDX H&O out of Manchester, New Hampshire, are additionally taking part. 9 Maine survivors to this point have had their smiles restored or are properly alongside the multi-stage course of towards this comfortable end result. 

Discovering Our Voices President/founder Patrisha McLean mentioned, “I’ve been blown away by the generosity and kindness of the Maine dental group in embracing ‘Discovering Our Smiles’.  Dental suppliers are donating big chunks of valuable workplace time and hundreds of {dollars} value of remedy, and sometimes they thank us for the chance to supply this life-altering present to Maine’s home abuse survivors.