Meet Ashley T., Our Second Chance Recipient!
We are thrilled to announce Ashley T., a hardworking 36-year-old hairdresser and mother of two living in Turlington, as our second annual Second Chance program recipient. Ashley was selected from numerous local applicants to receive a life-changing smile makeover with a full-arch restoration procedure using dental implants. The procedure will support fixed bridges that will completely restore both arches of Ashley’s teeth.
Over the last 10 years, Ashley’s teeth started to break and fall out until all she had left were six teeth on her bottom arch, dashing her dream to use her dual degrees as a dental assistant and nursing aid to work in the medical field — she has been too self-conscious of her smile and teeth to fully embrace her potential. The Second Chance program will help Ashley gain the confidence to reach for her dreams and show her family how driven she is. Not only that, but thanks to Second Chance, Ashley feels that she will finally be able to go on dates with her husband and eat in public without feeling ashamed of her teeth.
The team at Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery feels extremely fortunate to be able to help Ashley and others like her in our community change their lives by improving their smiles.
Our doctors are partnering with restorative dentist Dr. Douglas Florence out of Parkersburg and Straumann Dental Implant Company to complete the procedure. When her full-arch restoration procedure is complete, Ashley will have a complete set of permanent, fully functioning, natural-looking teeth for the first time in many years.
About the Second Chance Program
This exciting annual program offers our community a month-long opportunity to submit applications to our practice that describe the daily challenges they face due to their poor oral health. Each year, one deserving applicant who would otherwise not be able to afford such a procedure is selected to receive a full-arch restoration for a brand-new smile. As this year’s recipient, Ashley will attend a series of appointments at our practice to receive her new set of custom-designed teeth.
You can hear more about the program and Ashley’s incredible journey to a new smile by reviewing the press coverage or exploring our Facebook page. Thank you for your interest in Mountain State Oral & Facial Surgery’s Second Chance program!