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Kool Smiles general dentists and employees are frequently in the news across the nation for their innovative contributions to their communities. Here are just a few examples of how Kool Smiles is helping address the oral health crisis.

Let's Work Together To Eradicate the Dental Health Epidemic in Children

The health and well-being of children is one of the few issues a majority of Americans readily support without much argument. It’s an issue that rises above the usual disagreements of those from opposing political parties, or from widely divergent backgrounds. We have, as a nation historically, fought for the health and safety of the youngest, voiceless, and powerless among us. Watch the video » | Read the article

Children’s tooth decay is the No.1 infectious Disease

Fighting a fear of dentists starts early. Kool smiles' Dr. Andre Singleton says the sooner the better when it comes to a child's first trip to the dentist. “I would love to see kids come in at six months. At six months they are not afraid of us. They haven't been stabbed or stuck by other doctors. So, we become their friend,” said Singleton. Read the article

Brush a smile for Dental Hygiene Month

There is plenty to smile about this month thanks to Dental Hygiene Month! Friday morning Dr. Will Traynor with Kool Smiles shared some great tips to get those pearly whites in good shape. He said that many people let their fear of the dentist keep them from good dental hygiene. Watch the video » | Read the article

Kool Smiles on Insights for PBS

Oral health is a serious issue that affects overall health and well being. The disproportionate affect on children, minorities and underserved communities has been recognized by the Surgeon General and is the crisis Kool Smiles is focused on solving. Learn about the crisis here, as featured on PBS. Watch the video »

Holiday Safety at Kool Smiles

Linda Vaughn of Kool Smiles of Monroe talks about the holiday safety community event in Monroe, LA. Watch the video »

Dr. Polly on Good Day Live

Kool Smiles´ Dr. Polly talks hygiene tips for kids and families! Watch the video »

Recent Articles

May 14, 2014 / Denistry IQ
Where Purpose and Practicality Meet

February 22, 2014 / Hattiesburg American
Stop dental problems before they start

February 20, 2014 / Roll Call
Let's Work Together To Eradicate the Dental Health Epidemic in Children

February 10, 2014 / KETK
ETL: Keeping small smiles 'Kool' 

November 17, 2012 / KGO-TV
Kool Smiles Offers Halloween Candy Exchange at Offices Nationwide

November 14, 2012 / suntimes.com
Fall Harvest Festival fun

November 13, 2012 / justmeans.com
Kool Smiles Promotes Dental Hygiene for Kids in Halloween Season

November 8, 2012 / baltimoretimes-online.com
Sixteen Volunteers Sworn in as Baltimore CASAs

November 7, 2012 / guidrynews.com
Passion for Soccer

October 9, 2012 / WHAS11.com
Kool Smiles offers dental hygiene tips for kids

September 26, 2012 / rep-am.com
Dental care for state's underserved

July 16, 2012 / thetandd.com
Kool Smiles dental practices set record in offering free care

July 05, 2012 / gazette.net
Access to dental care for our children is a moral imperative

June 28, 2012 / workitsova.com
Kool Smiles donates to Virginia dental care

June 20, 2012 / BizJournals
New Britain Kool Smiles Selected as “Best New Dentist” in the Area
According to 2012 New Britain Herald Reader’s Poll

Nov 2, 2011 / KXXV
Waco families without dental insurance get care »

Sept 29, 2011 / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Four ways to help your children achieve good dental health »

Jun 18, 2010 / Rob Earnshaw, Times Correspondent 
Smile Gary, Smile »

Sept 30, 2010 / Sen. Gary Lebeau, D-East Hartford
LeBeau, Kool Smiles Celebrate Dental Hygiene Month With Oral Health Kits For Kids »

Jun 18, 2010 / Rob Earnshaw, Times Correspondent
Smile Gary, Smile »

May 13, 2010 / MS State Representative Straughter (D-MS, District 51)
Kool Smiles Donates Oral Health Supplies to Yazoo City Relief Effort in Response to Call from Representative Straughter »

May 12, 2010
Kool Smiles´ Chief Technical Architect Selected as Laureate by the Computerworld Honors Program »

March 9, 2010 / Ashley Gardner, Texarkana Gazette
From Floss To Gloss »

September 10, 2009 / Natalie McGill, Gazette.net
Governor Announces Statewide Dental Initiative »

September 9, 2009 / Fox 5 News, myfoxdc
Kool Smiles Focuses On Dental Health »

August 6, 2009
Kool Smiles Relies on Wyse Technology Virtual Clients to Improve Patient Care and Security of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) »

August 2, 2009 / Connie Scott, Dalton Daily Citizen
Making Dentistry Kid Friendly »

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  • Looking for a general dentist who will see your children?

    Try Kool Smiles!

    Kool Smiles was founded in 2002 and was built on the belief that every family has the right to quality dental care in a clean, safe and fun environment. Our first goal is to provide quality and compliant dental care to individuals in communities that typically get overlooked by general dentists. Our services are not just for kids, but since we know children are more likely to have great dental habits if mom and dad do too, we happily care for the entire family.

  • Does Kool Smiles have general dentists that accept Medicaid?

    Yes, all Kool Smiles general dentists accept Medicaid.

    While very few dentistry practices accept Medicaid as a payment option, Kool Smiles, in adherence with its mission to provide quality dental care to underserved children and their parents, proudly accepts Medicaid in every location. To find a participating Kool Smiles general dentist near you, please search for a dentist close to you, or call us today at 1-855-223-KOOL.

  • What is Medicaid and how can I find a general dentist who accepts Medicaid?

    Access to healthcare for millions of Americans

    Medicaid is a government program that provides access to healthcare for millions of Americans who would otherwise be uninsured. Medicaid also provides for dental coverage at varying levels for children and adults. Each state regulates its own Medicaid program in conjunction with the federal government. Unfortunately not many dentists take Medicaid as a payment option or restrict the number of patients they will see. This limits the choices an individual has to see an approved Medicaid dentist. Kool Smiles is unlike most dentists and welcomes all patients, including those with Medicaid coverage.

  • What makes Kool Smiles different from other general dentists who see kids?

    It is our mission to provide high quality dental care in a safe, fun and friendly environment.

    Our offices have been built with families in mind. Our offices feature spacious waiting rooms with a play area for children and most offices feature semi-private treatment areas for adults. We have a fun décor, staff who has been trained to help our young patients, and a desire to make sure all patients receive the dental care they deserve.

  • Does Medicaid cover my child's cost when I go to a participating general dentist?

    Typically Medicaid will cover any recipient under the age of 21.

    Details of what is covered for pediatric dental and adult oral health care varies from state to state. However, coverage typically includes dental pain relief, dental hygiene or teeth cleanings, addressing infections and tooth restorations. For a complete list of services covered in your state, just call us and we'll help you understand your Medicaid dental benefits.

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