Main Street Children’s Dentistry & Orthodontics, a network of pediatric dental and orthodontic practices, has partnered up with local businesses to host the second annual Backpack Smiles event on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon.
This year’s event will take place at West Kendall Toyota located at 13800 SW 137 Ave. Joining Main Street as lead sponsors are Macaroni Kid Magazine, West Kendall Baptist Hospital and The Learning Tree of Arts.
The event will include all kinds of entertainment, face painting, health screenings for kids and parents, and the first 200 kids will receive free backpacks and school supplies. Colgate will have its mobile dental unit onsite to provide screenings and free toothbrushes.
Other sponsors include In South Florida, Christ Fellowship, Walmart, CBT College, and GoldenTouch. The event will help families in need with learning about proper dental and healthcare, as well as provide much needed supplies to get the kids ready for school.
Main Street was founded in 2005 with the goal of providing top-notch, affordable dental care in an environment completely designed for children. For more information about Main Street Children’s Dentistry visit the website at www.mainstreetsmiles.com.