Sonrisas Finds and Helps a Child in Pain In 2019, Gabriela* and her family moved to San Mateo County in California from Honduras. Soon after her arrival, Sonrisas visited her elementary school to provide oral health screenings to students who have limited access to dental providers. The School Screening team quickly discovered the six-year-old’s severe
SAN MATEO, Calif. – May 25, 2021 – Sonrisas Dental Health, a pioneering nonprofit community dental center, celebrates its 20th anniversary of providing dental care access to low-income, vulnerable residents on Saturday, June 5, 2021. The virtual fundraising event will be hosted on Zoom, with a goal of raising $30,000, with a program featuring comedian
“Being a patient at Sonrisas is a really pleasant experience. I didn’t like [going to the] dentist at all, and now it’s one of my favorite places to be."
Learn how we are reopening our clinics and serving our patients in challenging times! Smile, You’re on Camera! SDH Dental Hygienist Brenda Barrientos leads a Spanish-language Virtual Oral Health Education lesson for elementary school students during Distance Learning this spring. A word from Tracey Carrillo Fecher, CEO Before COVID-19, I pondered that I had not lived
Hello, I’m Dr. Torrey Rothstein, Dental Director of Sonrisas Dental Health. We hope that you and your family are in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While much has changed, one
For parents, the care and safety of your children come first. Ensuring that their needs are met and they are thriving is paramount. Imagine seeking much-needed dental care for your child, yet being turned away again and again, unable to break through the barriers that keep your child from accessing care. Thanks to our community’s
Four-year-old Diego* came to America with his father, Santiago* in early fall 2019. During a treacherous journey from Central America, they suffered severe burnsr—just one of the harrowing and painful experiences they had to endure. Diego’s oral pain began to impact his well-being. Fortunately, his school was familiar with Sonrisas Dental Health and helped put
Learn how we are using technology to keep in touch with patients and expand oral health education in our community! A word from Sonrisas Dental Health’s CEO,Tracey Carrillo Fecher I hope this newsletter finds you and your loved ones healthy. Sonrisas has been closed except for emergencies since March 16th. Our team has launched multiple virtual