Future Smiles will align with CCSD following the March 15th directive from Gov. Steve Sisolak to close all public, private, and charter schools in Nevada effective Monday, March 16, 2020.

Our school-based dental health program will resume services on April 17, 2020, pending any new developments from CCSD.

If this is a dental emergency, contact Nevada Health Centers at (702) 241-9984 or (702) 735-9334 or contact a county hospital.

Click here for more information from the CCSD website

007 Official American Dental Hygienists’ Association Podcast

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007 Official American Dental Hygienists’ Association Podcast

Nov 12, 2019

Terri Chandler, Founder and Executive Director of Future Smiles, joins Diane for this week’s episode of the Official American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) Podcast to talk about her non-profit organization’s service to the children of southern Nevada.

Episode Highlights:

  • Terri’s academic and professional history

  • Future Smiles and its 3 different pillars
  • Terri’s role within Future Smiles and her hopes for its next steps
  • Her involvement with ADHA over the years and her advice for those listeners who might consider writing a grant


“Seeing all of these children receive comprehensive dental care is one of the most rewarding things in my career.”

“We really wanted to create access to care for the children in southern Nevada.”
“I found I had a knack for grant writing because it’s kind of like putting pieces of a puzzle together.”
“The biggest mistake you can make is to give up too quickly.”
“So many of the local casinos fund Future Smiles…all of these generous, kind philanthropists see the need for oral health and have invested in Future Smiles…”


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