At Eckels Orthodontics, we believe everyone deserves the benefits of a healthy bite and a beautiful smiles. That’s why we offer Smile Forward Scholarships to deserving kids and young adults in the communities we serve. Since 2008, we’ve given cost-free orthodontic treatment to dozens of individuals every year.
If you or someone you know fits the guidelines below, please get in touch with us for details about applying.
It is our mission to create self-confidence, inspire hope, and change the lives of children in our community in a dramatic way. The gift of a smile can do all this for a deserving, under served individual who, in turn, can use this gift to better themselves and our community.
Guidelines and Applying
Scholarships are limited and based on several factors:
Family income of no more than (200%) of the federal poverty level.
Applicant must be between the ages of 11 – 18.
Have “good” dental hygiene practices and had a dental hygiene check-up in the past 6 months.
Must have a functional and/or aesthetic need for braces.Must currently be enrolled in school.
Must demonstrate a positive attitude.
Must follow and abide by the treatment plan set forth by the orthodontist.