Dr. Anthony Vocaturo has teamed with other Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics (ACE) dentists to form “A Soldiers Smile,” a charity event that helps our troops have access to restorative and cosmetic dentistry treatments they need. The events, which were kicked off this past weekend in Scottsdale, AZ, mark a big step for the ACE dental association and the dentists involved. The dentistry treatments should help a large number of US vets get the dental care they need to have good oral health and to feel good about their smiles. Dr. Vocaturo and other dentists are dedicating their time and resources to help provide professional dental treatments such as smile makeovers, teeth whitening, veneers, dental implants, crowns, Invisalign and more.
In addition to the support being provided by the ACE dentists and the association, celebrity talk show host and celebrated Navy veteran Montel Williams is also endorsing the A Soldiers Smile events. Montel has a very interesting military background having served in two branches of the military and is known for his support and awareness actions which are aimed to provide advocacy for goodwill causes for our troops. As such, Montel Williams’s support has been extremely beneficial in getting the word out as he has already appeared on national TV and discussed both the event and the ACE dentists involved.
You may not be aware but this cause is really making differences in soldiers’ lives as having access to necessary health care can often be difficult if not impossible. In fact, law has restrictions on providing health care for veterans based on their condition in or out of service and their income level. This means that many of our soldiers who have fought in violent countries and been away from their families for years may not have access to necessary dental care. Instead of waiting for our government to make change, ACE dentists like Dr. Vocaturo are taking matters into their own hands and making a difference today.
Friday November the 11th is Veteran’s Day. Remember to thank a vet for their service to our country.