Zufall Health Creates Healthy Smiles in Time for Veterans’ Day, and All Year-Round
Dozens of low-income military veterans received no-cost dental care at Zufall Health’s “Smiles for Our Heroes” event, sponsored by Delta Dental and the New Jersey Dental Association, on Saturday, November 5 in Dover and Morristown. Zufall provided a full range of services including dental exams and cleanings, oral cancer assessments, x-rays, fillings, and dentures, as well as refreshments, goodie bags, and nutrition education. Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), a former U.S. Navy...
Rep. Mikie Sherrill Welcomes Zufall Health and VA’s “VETSmile” Program to New Jersey to Expand Dental Care for Veterans
On Friday, October 29, 2021, just in time for Veteran’s Day, Rep. Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced VETSmile, a new resource for military veterans who do not qualify for dental benefits. Beginning as a five-year pilot program, VETSmile was formed through Zufall Health’s partnership with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and will operate as a referral network for income-qualifying veterans to receive affordable dental care from Zufall. A small group — including...
Zufall Partners with VA on VETSmile Dental Pilot Program
"On July 1, VA launched VETSmile: Connecting Veterans with Dentists in their Community in partnership with leading dental care providers in New York City and New Jersey, the initial sites of a pilot launch. VETSmile is a Veteran-centered effort that broadens dental care access for VA-enrolled Veterans through collaborations with compassionate dental care sites that provide high quality services for our nation’s heroes. The program is designed to provide a first touchpoint for...
Video: 2019 Smiles for Our Heroes
The third annual “Smiles for Our Heroes” veterans dental event took place on November 2-3, 2019 at Zufall Health in Dover, NJ. A partnership between Zufall Health, Delta Dental of New Jersey, Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation and the New Jersey Dental Association, the two-day event accommodated 220 service appointments. Low-income veterans and their families received free cleanings and x-rays, extractions, fillings, and even dentures. Watch the video.
Save the Date! “Smiles For Our Heroes” Veterans Dental Event to be Held Nov. 2 and 3rd
Save the date for "Smiles for Our Heroes", a special two-day weekend event on November 2nd and 3rd hosted by Zufall, Delta Dental of New Jersey and the New Jersey Dental Association to provide free dental services to veterans in appreciation of their service. Volunteers Needed! Download the flyer here: https://bit.ly/2PWl2z9...
Free Dental Care Provided for 200 Veterans at Smiles for Our Heroes Event
Dover, NJ – (November 8, 2018) Volunteers from all over New Jersey came together in Dover last weekend to provide free dental care and more to nearly 200 veterans at the second annual Smiles for Our Heroes, an event to honor veterans for their military service.
Smiles For Our Heroes Event Will Offer Free Dental Services for Veterans
Free dental services will be provided to veterans and their families at the Smiles For Our Heroes event. Services will include exams and cleanings, oral cancer assessments, x-rays, fillings, extractions, root canals and dentures. FREE food, giveaways, and resources will be available. Transportation will be provided at pick-up points in Morris, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon, Somerset, and Essex Counties. Appointments are limited, preregistration is required. Call Maria at (973) 328-9100...
Zufall Provides Mobile Dental Services at VA’s Morristown Outpatient Clinic
Zufall’s Dental Van regularly visits the VA's Morristown Outpatient Clinic where vets can register on-site to receive a free first visit on the Van. A patient's first visit may include a clinical exam, x-rays, tooth polishing, fluoride treatment and a treatment plan. If further treatment is needed, vets can schedule a follow-up visit on the Van or at one of Zufall’s dental offices nearby for a discounted rate. This program...
Delta Dental and Zufall Bring Smiles and Free Dental Care to More Than 200 Veterans (Video incl.)
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Dover, NJ — Army veteran Frank Mazzie hadn’t seen a dentist in a dozen years, so he jumped at the chance for what he considered a “goodwill mission for my mouth.”
The Nutley resident and more than 200 other veterans from North and Central Jersey flocked to Dover this weekend to be part of the state’s first ever Mission of Mercy — Smiles for Our Heroes, a Veteran’s Day observance to honor them with free, much-needed dental care and more.
The two-day event, a partnership of Delta Dental of New Jersey and Zufall Health, brought together 140 volunteer dental professionals and clinical and non-clinical support staff to provide services ranging from cleanings and x-rays to root canals, extractions, and even dentures.