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Unveiling The Give Back a Smile Program's NEW Look!

November 7, 2019 by AACD Executive Office

Big news! After 20 years of restoring the smiles and lives for more than 1,800 survivors of domestic violence, Give Back a Smile is releasing a completely transformed brand identity.

Here's what you need to know:

What’s new?

  • The biggest change is our logo. It’s completely redesigned with all new colors which means our overall brand will reflect the look and feel of the new mark. 
  • Officially, Give Back a Smile is a program of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) Charitable Foundation, it is our flagship, and what’s most well-know. The new brand puts Give Back a Smile at the forefront. 
  • Our new look will be reflected anywhere Give Back a Smile has a presence. You will start to see it on the AACD Charitable Foundation’s letterhead, envelopes, social media, and website.The Give Back a Smile Program Has a New Look

What’s staying the same?

  • Our mission, vision and core values remain the same. 
    • Mission: AACD Charitable Foundation assists in rebuilding the smiles and lives of adults who’ve suffered dental injuries from domestic and sexual violence, through compassionate cosmetic dental services and support programs.  
    • Vision: Restore a smile, restore a life
    • Core values: Integrity, Generosity, Peace, Compassion & Compliance
  • Give Back a Smile services will remain the same. 

Why now?

  • Give Back a Smile recently celebrated 20 years of restoring smiles and lives. We believe the new look better aligns with who we are and the life-changing services we provide. 

What are some exciting new achievements for GBAS?

  • Since the program’s inception, more than 1,800 people have received smile restorations through Give Back a Smile. 

  • Just this last year, 70 new program applicants were connected with volunteer dentists to restore their smiles.

  • There are currently more than 100 people receiving Give Back a Smile services nationwide.

What GBAS has coming up?

  • Our overall goals are to help as many people as possible and to ensure we sufficient resources to do so. We are working to increase national awareness of Give Back a Smile through partnerships and outreach. At AACD 2020 Orlando, there will be many ways to support Give Back a Smile including our Annual Event happening at TopGolf Orlando, silent auction, wine pull and new this year, Steps for Smiles

Click here, to learn more about the Give Back a Smile Program.

Please email AACD Charitable Foundation Director, Lisa Fitch, CAE, with any questions.

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